Australia - Industry - Competition Issues 2004


The continuing dominance of Telstra over virtually all aspects of the industry continues to retard effective competition. Fully effective competition is unlikely emerge in the Australian telecom sector without further regulatory reform. REGULATIONS HAVE NOT DELIVERED THE LEVEL OF PROMISED LEVEL OF COMPETITION. Average real prices for standard fixed-line services fell by around 21% between the 1997-1998 and 2001-2002; .

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synposis
  • 2. Regulations have not delivered the level of promised level of competition
    • 2.1 ACCC on status of competition in 2004
    • 2.2 Reports highlight competition problems
    • 2.3 Competitive Safeguards Report – 2004
    • 2.4 Prices paid for telecommunications services – 2004
      • 2.4.1 Mobile changes
    • 2.5 Telstra’s compliance with the price control arrangements – 2004
  • 3. From technology to service competition
  • 4. Competition from inside and outside the industry
  • Table 1 – Telstra retail market shares - 2003

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Last updated 15 Jun 2006
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Analyst: Paul Budde

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