Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Connection to an Air Interface of a Telecommunications Network – Part 1: General – AS/CA S042.1:2010) 2011

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Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Connection to an Air Interface of a Telecommunications Network — Part 1: General — AS/CA S042.1:2010) 2011
Telecommunications Act 1997
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Technical Standard under subsection 376 (1) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.
Dated 20 April 2011
Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member
Richard Bean
[signed]
Member/General Manager
Australian Communications and Media Authority
1              Name of Technical Standard
         (1)   This Technical Standard is the Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Connection to an Air Interface of a Telecommunications Network – Part 1: General – AS/CA S042.1:2010) 2011.
         (2)   This Technical Standard may also be cited as AS/CA S042.1–2011.
2              Commencement
                This Technical Standard commences on the day after it is registered.
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              Definitions
                In this Technical Standard:
Act means the Telecommunications Act 1997.
addressable device means an item of customer equipment that enables the carriage service provider to identify the item when used for two-way communications on a public mobile telecommunications service or satellite service supplied by the carriage service provider.
mandatory requirement, for a standard, means a requirement in the standard that uses the words ‘shall’ or ‘shall not’.
public mobile telecommunications service has the same meaning as in section 32 of the Act.
satellite service means a carriage service, where customer equipment used in connection with the supply of the service communicates directly with a satellite-based facility.
Note 1   Several other words and expressions used in this Technical Standard have the meaning given by section 7 of the Act. For example:
·      carriage service
·         carriage service provider
·      customer equipment
·      satellite based-facility
·      telecommunications network.
Note 2   Subsection 374 (1) of the Act provides that a reference in Part 21 of the Act to a telecommunications network is a reference to a telecommunications network in Australia that is operated by a carrier or carriage service provider.
4              Objects of Technical Standard
                The requirements of this Technical Standard are necessary and convenient to meet the objectives mentioned in paragraphs 376 (2) (a) to (d) of the Act.
5              Application
                This Technical Standard applies to customer equipment that is:
                (a)    designed, or intended, for use in connection with a public mobile telecommunications service, or a satellite service, or both; and
               (b)    an addressable device.
6              Requirement
                Customer equipment must comply with the mandatory requirements set out in the Australian Standard — Requirements for connection to an air interface of a Telecommunications Network – Part 1: General – AS/CA S042.1:2010, as published by Communications Alliance Ltd in October 2010.
 

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