Telecommunications (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 2014

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Telecommunications (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 2014
Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Determination under subsection 14 (1) of the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997.
Dated 30th June 2014
Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member
Richard Bean
[signed]
Member/General Manager
Australian Communications and Media Authority
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Telecommunications (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 2014.
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on the later of:
                 (a)   the day after it is registered; and
                 (b)   the commencement of the Telecommunications (Specification of Costs by ACMA) Determination 2014.
Note 1:  All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.  See http://www.frli.gov.au.
Note 2:  Both of the events mentioned in section 2 must occur before this Determination commences.
3              Cessation
This Determination ceases to have effect at the end of 30 June 2016 as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
4              Application
                This Determination applies to carrier licences that were in force at the beginning of the 2013-2014 financial year.
5              Definitions
                In this Determination:
Act means the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997.
carrier licence means a carrier licence to which this Determination applies, as provided by section 4.
carrier licence charge means a charge within the meaning of Part 3 of the Act.
eligible revenue period has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012.
exempt carrier licence means a carrier licence that was held by a carrier that was a non-participating person for the eligible revenue period that began on 1 July 2012 and ended on 30 June 2013.
non-participating person has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications (Participating Persons) Determination 2013 (No. 2).
6              Carrier licence charge – exempt carrier licence
The amount of carrier licence charge imposed on an exempt carrier licence is $0.
7              Method of ascertaining carrier licence charge – other carrier licences
(1)      This section applies to a carrier licence that is not an exempt carrier licence.
(2)      The amount of carrier licence charge imposed on a carrier licence, in relation to a carrier named in an item in Schedule 1, is ascertained using the formula:
(MCA - OTC) ×
ER

TER

where:
MCA (maximum charge amount) is $43 242 160.
Note:   This amount is the total sum of the amounts determined under subsection 15(1) of the Act.
OTC (other telecommunications costs) is $4 939 132.
Note:      This amount relates to costs that:
(a)        are part of the proportion the ACMA’s costs for the 2012–2013 financial year that is attributable to the ACMA’s telecommunications functions and powers; and
(b)        have been recovered from telecommunications charges (other than annual carrier licence charges) or the ACMA considers are not appropriate to recover from carriers because of the nature of the activities with which the costs are associated.
(The amount determined to be the proportion of the ACMA’s costs for the 2012–2013 financial year that is attributable to the ACMA’s telecommunications functions and powers is $19 399 168 — see section 5 of the Telecommunications (Specification of Costs by ACMA) Determination 2014.)
ER (eligible revenue), for the carrier, is the corresponding amount mentioned in the item in Schedule 1.
Note:      This amount is the eligible revenue of the carrier for the 2012–2013 financial year as assessed by the ACMA under subsection 96 (1) of the Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012.
TER (total eligible revenue) is $27 719 648 085.
Note:      This amount is the total sum of the eligible revenue of all the carriers named in Schedule 1 for the 2012–2013 financial year as assessed by the ACMA under subsection 96 (1) of the Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012.
Schedule 1        Eligible revenue for carrier
(section 7)
 
Item
Name of carrier
ACN/ARBN/ABN
Amount ($)

1
AAPT Limited
052 082 416
$202 330 146

2
AARNet Pty Ltd
084 540 518
$39 380 725

3
A.C.N. 088 889 230 Pty Ltd
088 889 230
$11 432 378

4
Adam Internet Pty Ltd
055 495 853
$33 161 045

5
Agile Pty Ltd
080 855 321
$111 076 765

6
Amcom Pty Ltd
009 336 341
$73 520 627

7
Chime Communications Pty Ltd
073 119 285
$168 822 520

8
Datafast Telecommunications Pty Ltd
086 295 963
$28 125 312

9
Digital Distribution Australia Pty Limited
093 095 419
$32 130 160

10
Ipstar Australia Pty Ltd
107 338 901
$33 380 184

11
Macquarie Telecom Pty Limited
082 930 916
$87 579 592

12
New Skies Satellites Australia Pty Ltd
114 962 248
$32 664 404

13
Nextgen Networks Pty Limited
094 147 403
$156 755 339

14
Nextgen Telecom Pty Ltd
095 420 616
$738 170

15
Nextgen Telecom (WA) Pty Ltd
103 173 440
$16 992

16
Optus Mobile Pty Limited
054 365 696
$4 104 643 511

17
Optus Networks Pty Limited
008 570 330
$1 764 037 216

18
Pipe International (Australia) Pty Ltd
123 898 215
$17 378 429

19
PIPE Networks Pty Limited
099 104 122
$82 907 999

20
Primus Telecommunications Pty Limited
071 191 396
$198 592 910

21
Soul Pattinson Telecommunications Pty Limited
001 726 192
$293 350 820

22
Telstra Corporation Limited
051 775 556
$17 408 233 915

23
Telstra Multimedia Pty Limited
069 279 072
$328 723 336

24
TransACT Capital Communications Pty Ltd
093 966 888
$48 238 112

25
Uecomm Pty Limited
079 083 195
$134 775 039

26
Unwired Australia Pty Limited
094 107 589
$2 527 644

27
Verizon Australia Pty Limited
081 001 194
$44 365 191

28
Victorian Rail Track
55 047 316 805
$30 587 740

29
Vividwireless Pty Ltd
137 696 461
$23 524 853

30
Vodafone Australia Pty Limited
056 161 043
$1 840 238 468

31
Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited
096 304 620
$382 022 519

32
XYZed Pty Ltd
092 450 783
$4 386 024

 
 Total
 
$27 719 648 085


 
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