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German regulator orders provider to cut number porting fee

Wednesday 18 July 2018 | 15:59 CET | News
Germany's national telecoms regulator, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), has struck down an attempt from telecoms provider Freikom to collect fees up to EUR 39.90 for porting a local telephone number to a fixed network, ordering the provider to charge a fee of only EUR 9.61. The regulator said its decision "clearly reduces" the fees for moving numbers on fixed-line networks and removes hurdles consumers face in selecting a telephony provider.

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