Telecommunications (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 2012

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Telecommunications (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 2012
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 18th May 2012
 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 2012.
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on the later of:
                (a)    the day after it is registered; and
               (b)    the day after the commencement of the Telecommunications (Specification of Costs by ACMA) Determination 2012.
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 these events must occur before this Determination commences.
3              Application
                This Determination imposes carrier licence charges on carrier licences that were in force at the beginning of the 2011-2012 financial year.
4              Definitions
                In this Determination:
ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
Act means the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997.
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:
(a)    in force at the beginning of the 2011-2012 financial year; and
(b)   held by a carrier that was a USO non-participating person for the eligible revenue period that began on 1 July 2010 and ended on 30 June 2011.
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 in force at the beginning of the 2011-2012 financial year that is not an exempt carrier licence.
(2)      The amount of carrier licence charge imposed on a carrier licence, in relation to a carrier mentioned in an item in Schedule 1, is ascertained using the formula:
 
(MCA - OTC) ×
ER

TER

where:
 
MCA (maximum charge amount) is $38 228 949 being the total sum of the amounts determined under subsection 15 (1) of the Act.
 
OTC (other telecommunications charge) is $175 290.
Note   This is the amount of the ACMA’s costs for the 2010–2011 financial year that:
(a)   is attributable to the ACMA’s telecommunications functions and powers; and
(b)   has been recovered from telecommunications charges other than annual carrier licence charges.
(The amount of the ACMA’s costs for the 2010–2011 financial year that is attributable to the ACMA’s telecommunications functions and powers is $21 694 047 — see section 4 of the Telecommunications (Specification of Costs by ACMA) Determination 2012.)
ER (eligible revenue), for the carrier, is the amount mentioned in the item in Schedule 1.
Note   This amount is the carrier’s eligible revenue for the 2010–2011 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 $28 723 977 798.
Note   This amount is the sum of the eligible revenue for the 2010–2011 financial year for each carrier mentioned in Schedule 1. Carriers who held an exempt carrier licence are not mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1        Eligible revenue for carrier
(section 6)
 
Item
Name of carrier
ACN/ARBN
Amount ($)

1
A.C.N. 088 889 230 Pty Ltd
088 889 230
$9,759,099

2
AAPT Limited
052 082 416
$328,491,331

3
AARNet Pty Ltd
084 540 518
$37,238,357

4
Agile Pty Ltd
080 855 321
$75,269,941

5
Amcom Pty Ltd
009 336 341
$58,135,931

6
Blubroadband Pty Ltd
122 495 158
$0

7
Broadband Wireless Pty Ltd
096 428 634
$1,109,959

8
Central Coast Internet Pty Limited
073 222 536
$292,117

9
Chime Communications Pty Ltd
073 119 285
$247,156,483

10
Digital Distribution Australia Pty Ltd
093 095 419
$31,071,011

11
Digital Technologies & Telecommunications Pty Limited
081 278 677
$219,636

12
Fibre Optic Infrastructure Holdings Pty Ltd
112 450 058
$815,850

13
Fortana Networks Australia Pty Ltd
139 492 765
$968,310

14
Freecor International Pty Limited
007 065 527
$0

15
Inmarsat Leasing (Two) Limited
Registered in England & Wales
$38,323,127

16
Integrity Network Solutions Pty Ltd
092 987 669
$219,636

17
Leading Edge Internet Pty Limited
096 764 617
$361,362

18
Macquarie Telecom Network Carrier Services Pty Limited
093 640 450
$92,503,609

19
NetWave Communications Pty Ltd
118 975 581
$329,456

20
New Skies Satellites Australia Pty Ltd
114 962 248
$32,283,577

21
Nextgen Networks Pty Limited
094 147 403
$108,729,331

22
Nextgen Telecom (WA) Pty Ltd
103 173 440
$204,236

23
Nextgen Telecom Pty Ltd
095 420 616
$6,211,372

24
NURV Telecom Pty Ltd
125 922 689
$815,848

25
On Q Networks Pty Ltd
131 879 975
$271,637

26
Optus Mobile Pty Limited
054 365 696
$4,680,281,339

27
Optus Networks Pty Limited
008 570 330
$1,460,532,540

28
Optus Vision Pty Limited
066 518 821
$0

29
Pipe International (Australia) Pty Ltd
123 898 215
$37,475,536

30
PIPE Networks Pty Limited
099 104 122
$44,220,804

31
PowerTel Limited
001 760 103
$0

32
Primus Telecommunications Pty Limited
071 191 396
$123,916,504

33
Puddlenet Pty Ltd
114 619 975
$50,222

34
RP 25 Pty Ltd
108 218 328
$132,544

35
Select Communications (Australia) Pty Ltd
135 742 219 
$0

36
Soul Pattinson Telecommunications Pty Limited
001 726 192
$246,712,513

37
Spartan Information Technology Pty Ltd
127 980 018
$102,692

38
Splash Internet Pty Ltd
140 938 307
$45,367

39
Telstra Corporation Limited
051 775 556
$17,133,209,279

40
Telstra Multimedia Pty Limited
069 279 072
$276,386,363

41
TransACT Capital Communications Pty Ltd
093 966 888
$51,842,579

42
Uecomm Operations Pty Limited
093 504 100
$0

43
Uecomm Pty Limited
079 083 195
$163,876,187

44
Verizon Australia Pty Limited
081 001 194
$66,911,984

45
Vodafone Australia Pty Limited
056 161 043
$970,632,343

46
Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited
096 304 620
$2,389,147,037

47
Voice1Direct Pty Ltd
143 730 465
$0

48
Wobygong Pty Ltd
099 880 805
$0

49
XYZed Pty Ltd
092 450 783
$7,720,749

 
 Total
 
$28,723,977,798