- 1Open for comment10 Nov 2020
- 2Consultation closed09 Dec 2020
- 3Submissions published22 Feb 2021
Most Australians have, or soon will have, their internet (and often fixed phone) services delivered over the NBN or other networks that provide superfast carriage services.
The number of us relying on online connections at home during the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the worth of these networks. With service standards still a problem for many, the importance of maintaining connectivity has never been higher.
We want the proposed new rules to drive improved telco standards. These rules are intended to:
- ensure telcos pass on to affected customers certain wholesale rebate received from NBN Co and other superfast broadband network operators
- make retail CSPs give clear commitments on the service levels they will provide, and the remedies they will offer customers when these levels are not met
- improve the service consumers receive from internet and fixed phone providers
- be flexible enough for telcos to compete on service quality and gain and keep customers.
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