Telstra split legislation on hold until February 2010

Friday 27 November 2009 | 02:30 CET | News
The legislation that will see Telstra separated into a wholesale and retail arm has been put on hold until next year, as the senate ran out of time to debate the proposed regulations. The debate will now have to wait until February 2010 when parliament resumes, The Australian reports. Communications minister Stephen Conroy pledged the bill would be passed before Christmas and before Telstra secured a deal to sell its network into the government's planned national broadband network (NBN). In separate news, opposition communications spokesman Nick Minchin has resigned over a disagreement on the

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Categories: General
Companies: Telstra
Countries: Australia
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