Last snag to Telstra’s NBN deal

The competition regulator is expected to announce today a public inquiry into Telstra’s dominance of the wholesale internet market, introducing one last hurdle before the telecommunications giant can sign off on its $11 billion deal with the National Broadband Network.The inquiry into the prices Telstra charges its rivals to buy ADSL services is likely to result in price cuts for wholesale broadband services as the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission moves to ensure the nation’s dominant telco cannot get an unfair headstart.To read this report in The Australian in full, see:

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