0
Wireless

Senegal regulator announces new lower charges for USSD service providers

Thursday 9 July 2020 | 18:24 CET | News
Senegal telecom authority ARTP has approved a further reduction in the charges that market players have to pay to access USSD codes, following the cuts introduced last year. The decision reduces the costs per session, with drops ranging from 50 to 55 percent across the three price tiers on offer. The fixed monthly charge remains unchanged at XOF 300,000, while the price for the optional 'VPN' subscription has been cut by nearly 92 percent, from XOF 150,000 to XOF 12,500.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Senegal
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Senegal's telecom market revenues up nearly 5% in 2019, investments jump 71%

Published 20 Jul 2020 12:20 CET | Senegal
Telecom operators in Senegal generated annual revenues of XOF 763 billion in 2019 across the fixed and mobile segments, ...

Senegal regulator warns operators over quality of service failings

Published 02 Jul 2020 13:59 CET | Senegal
Senegal's regulator ARTP issued formal warnings to the country's three main telecom operators over their failure to meet quality ...

Senegal regulator gives green light to IoT deployments in 868-870 MHz band

Published 11 Mar 2020 09:35 CET | Senegal
Senegal's telecom authority ARTP has published a decision setting the conditions under which IoT market players will be able to ...

Senegal's mobile connections grow 8% in 2019, internet adoption reaches 74%

Published 04 Mar 2020 15:42 CET | Senegal
In early October, Senegal's second largest mobile operator introduced new offers under the Free brand, which replaced Tigo. In ...

Senegal regulator cuts charges for USSD service providers

Published 28 Nov 2019 11:18 CET | Senegal
Senegal telecom authority ARTP has announced a significant reduction in the charges that market players will have to pay to ...