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DRC asks regulator to propose operator fines

Wednesday 2 January 2013 | 14:39 CET | News
The ICT and postal minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tryphon Kin-Kiey Mulumba took the country's six mobile network operators to task for poor service quality and other practices, and asked the country's regulator to determine the level of fines the government should impose based on current rules. Le Potentiel reports that the minister criticised the operators for engaging in a price war through special promotions that do not meet regulated prices and for allowing pre-registered Sim cards being sold everywhere that scupper efforts to identify phone users for reasons of state

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Africell / Airtel / Orange / Tigo / Vodacom
Countries: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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