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Network codes and standards

The Technical Regulation Development Section manages the registration of network industry codes relating to the technical regulation of networks. Network codes are developed by Communications Alliance. 

Network codes

Network codes are part of Industry codes registered under Part 6 of the Telecommunications Act 1997. The codes below are listed on the Register.

Code Name Code Number Registration Date

End-to-End Network Performance for the Standard Telephone Service


12 August 2004

Call charging and Billing Accuracy


21 December 2006

Unconditioned Local Loop Service Network Deployment Rules
Part 1 ULLS Performance Requirements
Part 2 Spectral Compatibility Determination Process
Part 3 Requirements for Deployment Class Systems


16 May 2012

Network Standards

The ACMA may make technical standards about the interconnection of telecommunications network facilities under sections 384-389 of Part 21 of the Telecommunications Act 1997. To date, no technical interconnection standards have been made.

The ACMA may also make technical standards about layer 2 bitstream services under section 389A-389B of the Telecommunications Act. The ACMA has not made any layer 2 bitstream standards.

Last updated: 23 November 2018