East African ministers want deal on terms to cut tariffs

Monday 6 October 2014 | 10:49 CET | News
Mobile phone operators across the East African region must agree on terms to reduce international and roaming tariffs to lower the cost of doing business in the region, the ICT ministers of Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda have directed. This agreement should precede 08 October's launch of the One Network Area initiative, spearheaded by the East African Community (EAC) Heads of State. According to the Standard, the entire EAC region, including South Sudan, should have adopted the one-network area by 2015.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya / Rwanda / South Sudan / Uganda
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