Tag Archives: Fixed Wireless

Reliable and safe phone landlines to be history?

The Australian Government quietly released its response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry Report into the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation, shortly before Christmas. It appears that Australians’ right to safe and reliable phone lines and payphones is soon to be relegated … Continue reading

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Landlines Petition

  Please consider signing this URGENT petition imploring the Government to keep landlines in rural areas! The Productivity Commission is currently undertaking an inquiry into the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation. Draft recommendation 9.1 calls for the Australian Government to phase … Continue reading

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Telstra’s obligation to provide landlines may be given the flick

The Productivity Commission’s draft report on the future direction of Telstra’s “Universal Service Obligation” has recommended scrapping Australians’ right to landlines. The Commission argues that the cost of providing landlines will no longer be justified following the completion of the … Continue reading

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