Issue No 28: 21 September 2015
Communications Alliance Welcomes Appointment of New Minister for Communications
Communications Alliance CEO, John Stanton today welcomed the appointment of Senator Mitch Fifield as the new Minister for Communications in the first Turnbull Cabinet.
“Communications Alliance maintains a strong and productive relationship with the Federal Government and the relevant regulators in pursuit of good policy outcomes, promotion of the growth of the sector, maintenance of ethical business standards and consumer protection”, Mr Stanton said.
“We have worked closely with Malcolm Turnbull and Paul Fletcher before and since the election of the Coalition Government on NBN operational issues, deregulation and red-tape reduction, consumer protection, national security and copyright issues, the Internet of Things and a host of others.
"I look forward to the opportunity to engage with Minister Fifield on what remains a very busy and strategically significant portfolio landscape."
Public comment invited on the Inbound Number Portability Code
Communications Alliance Ltd invites public comment on the Inbound Number Portability Code (DR C657:2015)
The Inbound Number Portability Code is designed to describe the minimum operational procedures between Carriers/Carriage Service Providers (jointly CSPs) and other industry participants for the implementation of Inbound Number Portability.
Information on the Working Committee which developed the Code, including the Terms of Reference, can be found here.
The Public Comment for the draft Code closes at 5:00pm (AEDST) on 20th October 2015.
NBN FTTB/N Migration Processes Industry Guidance Note
Communications Alliance has published a NBN FTTB/N Migration Processes (IGN 008) Industry Guidance Note.
The objective of this Guidance Note is provide guidance to industry and stakeholders in relation to:
It is anticipated that this Guidance Note will form the basis of a (yet to be developed) registered Industry Code or Industry Guideline as longer term migration processes are developed.
The Guidance Note can be downloaded from the Communications Alliance website.
The Inaugural Australian OTT Summit will examine the rise of Over The Top (OTT) technologies and services in the Australian telecommunications industry in the TV, Messaging and Voice domains and will explore the challenges, opportunities and case studies of their disruption.
18-19 November 2015
CA Members are entitled to a 15% discount. Please log in to the CA Members Area for further details or contact (02) 9959 9111.