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Icasa proposes sharp cuts in termination rates

Monday 7 October 2013 | 14:45 CET | News
South Africa's Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has proposed a sharp reduction in termination rates. Following a review of the effectiveness of competition in the market for call termination, the regulator imposed cost-oriented pricing on Vodacom and MTN for mobile termination and Telkom for fixed termination. Icasa said the market remains ineffective with extremely high levels of concentration. As a result, it proposed cutting the current mobile termination rate of ZAR 0.40 per minute to ZAR 0.20 from March 2014, ZAR 0.15 from March 2015 and ZAR 0.10 from March 2016.

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Categories: Fixed / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cell C / ICASA / MTN / Telkom / Vodacom
Countries: South Africa
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