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Mobile termination fees plummet 42% in OECD countries

Monday 12 February 2018 | 09:49 CET | News
Mobile termination rates plummeted by an average of 42 percent in the 35 OECD countries between end-2014 and end-2017 as a result of increased regulation and competition, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. The prices operators charge each other to connect calls fell across the board in the OECD area, led by Mexico (-84%), Hungary (-80%) and Ireland (-73%). Termination rates are currently highest in Switzerland, whereas in the US a new system known as "bill-and-keep" has resulted in operators rates being reduced to zero, said the report.

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