NBN Ups Retailer Discounts
NBN in June will introduce a new discount model for its connectivity virtual circuit (CVC) charge, which it states is designed to encourage greater CVC capacity per end-user.
NBN says the model, known as dimension-based discount (DBD), is designed to respond to Australian consumers’ rapid increase in data cis designed to onsumption, and is aimed at rewarding retailers with a discount for delivering a better customer experience.
“The broadband market is changing and consumption continues to boom. We have seen average usage on the NBN network increase from 75 gigabytes in February 2015 to 125 gigabytes today,” said NBN CEO Bill Morrow.
“We know increased usage has presented challenges to our retailers, and we have consulted with them on a new CVC pricing model that creates greater flexibility and opportunity for the industry – acknowledging that broadband use is expanding.” – Channel News