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Second Reading Speeches

Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2018

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  • Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2017
Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2017, the bill establishes an ongoing funding arrangement for fixed wireless and satellite infrastructure (the Regional Broadband Scheme) by imposing a monthly charge on carriers, including NBN Co Ltd, in relation to each premises connected to their network that has an active fixed-line superfast broadband service during the month.