Telecommunications (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 2013

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Telecommunications (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 2013
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 24th May 2013
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 2013.
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 the ACMA) Determination 2013.
Note:      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.
3              Application
                This Determination applies to carrier licences that were in force at the beginning of the 2012-2013 financial year.
4              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 3.
carrier licence charge means charge within the meaning of Part 3 of the Act.
eligible revenue period has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999.
exempt carrier licence means a carrier licence that was held by a carrier that was a USO non-participating person for the eligible revenue period that began on 1 July 2011 and ended on 30 June 2012.
USO non-participating person has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications (Participating Persons) Determination 2011 (No.1).
5              Carrier licence charge – exempt carrier licence
The amount of carrier licence charge imposed on an exempt carrier licence is $0.
6              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 $43 271 137.
Note:   This amount is the total sum of the amounts determined under subsection 15(1) of the Act.
 
 
OTC (other telecommunications costs) is $4 385 754.
Note:      This amount relates to costs that:
(a)        are part of the proportion of the ACMA’s costs for the 2011–2012 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 2011–2012 financial year that is attributable to the ACMA’s telecommunications functions and powers is $21 225 696 — see section 4 of the Telecommunications (Specification of the Costs by the ACMA) Determination 2013.)
ER (eligible revenue), for the carrier, is the corresponding amount mentioned in the item in Schedule 1.
Note:      This amount is the carrier’s eligible revenue for the 2011–2012 financial year as assessed by the ACMA under subsection 20F (1) of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999.
TER (total eligible revenue) is $28 579 781 547.
Note:      This amount is the total sum of the eligible revenues for the 2011–2012 financial year for all carriers named in an item in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1        Eligible revenue for carrier
(section 6)
 
Item
Name of carrier
ACN/ARBN/ABN
Amount ($)

1
A.C.N. 088 889 230 Pty Ltd
088 889 230
$7 645 045

2
AAPT Limited
052 082 416
$237 164 140

3
AARNet Pty Ltd
084 540 518
$39 237 995

4
Adam Internet Pty Ltd
055 495 853
$26 062 759

5
Agile Pty Ltd
080 855 321
$92 471 710

6
Amcom Pty Ltd
009 336 341
$64 954 274

7
Chime Communications Pty Ltd
073 119 285
$220 044 687

8
Datafast Telecommunications Pty Ltd
086 295 963
$26 760 760

9
Digital Distribution Australia Pty Limited
093 095 419
$33 177 169

10
Digital River Networks Pty. Ltd.
098 597 329
$1 325 140

11
Inmarsat Leasing (Two) Ltd
Registered in England & Wales
$30 720 496

12
Ipstar Australia Pty Ltd
107 338 901
$25 082 752

13
Leading Edge Internet Pty Limited
096 764 617
$89 996

14
Macquarie Telecom Pty Limited
082 930 916
$93 460 365

15
New Skies Satellites Australia Pty Ltd
114 962 248
$30 061 882

16
Nextgen Networks Pty Limited
094 147 403
$133 050 468

17
Nextgen Telecom Pty Ltd
095 420 616
$3 099 928

18
Nextgen Telecom (WA) Pty Ltd
103 173 440
$115 486

19
Optus Mobile Pty Limited
054 365 696
$4 644 311 789

20
Optus Networks Pty Limited
008 570 330
$1 479 534 860

21
Optus Vision Pty Limited
066 518 821
$6 008 886

22
OVEE Pty. Ltd.
139 551 769
$0

23
Pipe International (Australia) Pty Ltd
123 898 215
$9 797 488

24
PIPE Networks Pty Limited
099 104 122
$63 493 915

25
PowerTel Limited
001 760 103
$0

26
Primus Telecommunications Pty Limited
071 191 396
$128 644 311

27
Soul Pattinson Telecommunications Pty Limited
001 726 192
$276 086 187

28
Telstra Corporation Limited
051 775 556
$17 448 351 671

29
Telstra Multimedia Pty Limited
069 279 072
$205 116 383

30
TransACT Capital Communications Pty Ltd
093 966 888
$51 162 994

31
TUPS Company Pty Ltd
137 935 614
$0

32
Uecomm Operations Pty Limited
093 504 100
$0

33
Uecomm Pty Limited
079 083 195
$146 296 362

34
Unwired Australia Pty Limited
094 107 589
$8 376 516

35
Verizon Australia Pty Limited
081 001 194
$50 765 017

36
Victorian Rail Track
55 047 316 805
$28 202 392

37
Vividwireless Pty Ltd
137 696 461
$23 125 948

38
Vodafone Australia Pty Limited
056 161 043
$1 895 148 669

39
Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited
096 304 620
$1 044 776 624

40
XYZed Pty Ltd
092 450 783
$6 056 483

 
 Total
 
$28 579 781 547


 
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