The opening of Lucy Battersby (SMH) article says it all
TELSTRA will pocket hundreds of millions of dollars in coming years from landline customers calling mobile phones because it is not passing on a regulated wholesale price cut
This diabolical "Australian" corporation;
* Sacks Call centre staff employed in Aus and basically exports their jobs to Manila!
* Is the most Vertically integrated Telco in the world!
* On 1 October 2012 will Raise, some fixed line rentals and call charges YET handsomely rewards executives whilst large parts of our economy struggle to do business (in the climate of reducing costs in telco)
* Hangs a long running Wholesale ADSL price squeeze on competitor ISPs YET FAILS TO PASS ON regulated cuts per the story in the Sydney Morning Herald!
* Runs the worst POP3 email service with many recent "Software config" Outages
* Sends Next G customers Private Browsing Habits to Overseas organisations that aid and abet regimes that apply filters to countries internet browsing habits All in the name of kiddie protection
High quals in Anti competitive skills!