Telstra undertakes to address 5G competition concerns* The ACCC has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Telstra to address competition concerns about Telstra’s registration of radiocommunications sites in low band spectrum that interfered with Optus’ plans to roll out its 5G network nationally. Following an intensive investigation, the ACCC was concerned that Telstra’s registrations of these sites had the substantial purpose or likely effect of preventing or hindering Optus from deployment of its 5G network and from engaging in competitive conduct in the retail mobile market. Access to low band spectrum is crucial to providing core network coverage for mobile services and the rollout of 5G. The
The Australian Competition Authority accepts a telecom’s court-enforceable undertaking to halt a spectrum registration practice which interfered with a rival’s rollout of 5G network (Telstra)
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