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Optus Asks ACCC To Block Telstra/TPG Deal

 |  June 5, 2022

Optus has come out swinging in its fight to block the network sharing agreement between Telstra and TPG Telecom.

The no. 2 Australian telco has complained it will result in higher prices, worse service and the return of a monopoly in some areas. It has called on the regulator to reject the deal.

“Telstra will be paid to face less competition and will gain unprecedented control over our scarce national spectrum assets,” said CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin. “Arguments from Telstra and TPG that slapping a new logo on top of the Telstra network creates competition won’t fool anyone.”

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