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TelstraClear applies for access

5 November 2004-05

TelstraClear applies for access to regulated bitstream services and the resale of select business services

The Commission yesterday received two applications from TelstraClear Limited for access determinations under the Telecommunications Act 2001. One application relates to the provision of bitstream, and the other application relates to the resale of Telecom retail services providing virtual private network, remote access and managed Internet services to business customers.

Bitstream enables a telecommunications provider to provide high speed internet access to its own customers using wholesale Asymetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) services purchased from Telecom New Zealand Limited.

The Commission has notified the parties to the determination that the applications have been received, and requested that the parties comment on the application by 18 November 2004.

Following receipt of comments from the parties, the Commission is required under section 25 of the Act to decide whether or not to investigate the applications.

Copies of the applications are available on the Commission website.

Background TelstraClear has applied for the following designated services under Schedule 1 of the Telecommunications Act 2001: Access to, and interconnection with, Telecom’s fixed PDN (Public Data Network); Telecom’s fixed PDN backhaul; and Retail services offered by means of Telecom’s fixed telecommunications network.

Under section 24 of the Act, the Commission must, on receiving an application in accordance with section 23: notify the parties to the determination in writing that the application has been received; and provide a copy of the application to the other party to the determination; and request the parties to the determination to comment on the matter by written notice to the Commission not later than 10 working days after receipt of the notice from the Commission.

Section 25 of the Act requires that the Commission must make reasonable efforts to do the following things not later than 10 working days after the date by which the parties may comment on the application: (a) decide whether or not to investigate the matter: (b) give written notice of its decision: (c) request the parties to the determination to make submissions on the matter by written notice to the Commission.


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