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Australia - National Broadband Network - Wholesale and Competition

  • ID: 1927165
  • October 2014
  • Region: Australia
  • 18 pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Internode
  • M2
  • NBN Co
  • Nextgen
  • OPEL
  • Optus
  • MORE

The NBN, and in particular the structural separation between infrastructure and services, is going to change the telecoms industry beyond recognition. Gone will be the days of regulatory gaming. A completely new industry structure will require collaboration and cooperation, rather than the destructive adversarial environment of the past.

However, before that open market is established, Telstra will still dominate the current market structure, and with its NBN bounty has deep pockets to invest in new opportunities. Another question is whether the design of the NBN will lead to true wholesale competition; or will it restrict this to a handful of players who can afford to build their presence in the 121 points of interconnect? This could well prove to be a critical strategic mistake.
The ACCC who approved this has already indicated that this will be one of the main areas it will be monitoring. The unique construction that offers backhaul competition could indeed be the facilitator in obtaining the competitive outcome needed to ensure that a dynamic system is developed which will lead to innovation.

Industry collaboration will also be needed to limit the necessity for more READ MORE >

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Internode
  • M2
  • NBN Co
  • Nextgen
  • OPEL
  • Optus
  • MORE

1. Synopsis
2. How will competition develop in an NBN environment?
3. NBN retail competition at lower margins
4. Government is forcing the telco industry to fight Telstra dominance
5. The NBN (after the elections) and the competition issues
5.1 There is thriving competition in the telecoms market
5.2 Forty years too late
5.3 Who is going to invest in competing fixed infrastructure?
5.4 So what are the competition models from those promoting it?
5.5 Competition policy should be focused on the services, not the infrastructure
6. National Broadband Network Policies and Regulations (see separate report)
7. Wholesale Product Overview
7.1 NBN for business
7.2 1Gbps wholesale service
7.3 The FttN service
8. The NBN wholesale and PoI debate
8.1 Wholesale dominance
8.2 Backhaul competition
8.3 The business opportunities of the POIs
8.4 CVC issue resolved sort of
8.5 Access seekers gateways
9. NBN Co's multicast service
9.1 Overview of the service
9.2 Wholesale Pricing
9.3 iiNet
9.4 4K TV
10. Pricing Strategies
10.1 Wholesale Broadband Agreement
10.2 NBN Co special access undertaking (SAU)
10.3 Wholesale prices
11. NBN Utility Management service The Retail Clause
12. Do we need infrastructure-based competition?
13. Other reports
Table 1 NBN pricing schedule for access virtual circuits
Table 2 NBN pricing schedule for PoI connections
Exhibit 1 - Ultra-HDTV 4K standard' for satellite TV

Internode

M2

NBN Co

Nextgen

OPEL

Optus

Telstra.

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