Universal Service Obligation

Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation


Management of the contract for telephone Universal Service Obligations

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Communications and the Arts’ contract management of selected telephone universal service obligations.
Discussion paper

Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation: issues paper

The Productivity Commission has called on those interested in the future direction of telecommunications in Australia to contribute to its new public inquiry on the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation. The Productivity Commission released today an issues paper to help people prepare their submissions or provide...
Conference paper

Universal communications: do we need a USO?

The first sections of this paper will review how those issues have been addressed as the technology has changed and, with it, how the universal service has been defined, delivered and paid for in differing regulatory contexts. The Government's policy for the provision of a...