ACCC seeks submissions on draft ULLS pricing principles

A number of service providers have contested the price they have to pay Telstra for supplying the ULLS. Now it is decision time.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking further comment on the appropriate pricing principles for the Unconditioned Local Loop Service (ULLS).

The ULLS allows telecommunications service providers to gain the use of the copper cables between end users and the telephone exchange. Service providers can use the ULLS in conjunction with their own equipment in telephone exchanges to provide a range of telecommunications services, including traditional voice services and broadband Internet access.

A number of service providers have long contested the price they have to pay Telstra for supplying the ULLS.

The ACCC first consulted on draft ULLS pricing principles in July 2006, following the declaration of the ULLS as part of the ACCC's strategic review of the regulation of fixed network services.

The ACCC received submissions from three parties in response to the draft ULLS pricing principles. However, it did not finalise the ULLS pricing principles, as there were a number of issues being considered in undertakings and subsequently on appeal to the Australian Competition Tribunal.

The ACCC is now moving to finalise the ULLS pricing principles. Any submissions on the draft ULLS pricing principles are due by November 6.

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