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ICE files complaint against regulator's 'outdated' practices

Friday 21 August 2015 | 11:03 CET | News
Costa Rican state-owned telecoms operator ICE has filed a complaint against the country's Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) on the grounds that the regulator's practices are "outdated", reports local daily Prensa Libre. According to ICE, the watchdog has failed to update its maximum rates for telephony services since 2009 and the capped rates no longer cover the cost of providing the services. The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) held a monopoly on both landline and mobile telephony services until 2009 but is now claiming discriminatory treatment by Sutel, requesting that

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