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Accan calls for lower SMS termination rates

Monday 24 February 2014 | 22:57 CET | News
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (Accan) is calling for lower SMS termination rates. The group says that if the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) declares SMS termination rates, it will be able to set a lower wholesale rate and create an environment for competitive retail pricing. In its submission to the ACCC's Domestic Mobile Terminating Access Service Declaration Inquiry, Accan states that some consumers are paying unreasonable SMS prices because operators are inflating the price that they charge one another to pass texts between networks. Accan

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission / Macquarie Telecom
Countries: Australia
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