Issue No 34: 9 November 2020
Industry Suggests Improvement to ACCC Broadband Monitoring Scheme
Communications Alliance has highlighted problems areas in the ACCC’s industry-funded Measuring Broadband Australian (MBA) program, which is being reviewed as it reaches the end of its four year life.
In a submission to the review, Communications Alliance said that if the Government decided to extend or renew the initiative, it should:
Comms Alliance decided to publish its submission to the Review and questioned the ACCC’s decision not to publish all the non-confidential submissions, given the ACCC’s avowed passion for transparency.
Increased Cooperation between Telecommunications and Energy Sectors
Recently, the Telecommunications – Energy Working Group, which was formally established by Communications Alliance and Energy Networks Australia, and their members (following the agreement of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two associations), met for the first time.