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Telkom claims Vodacom, MTN subsidised with termination rate regime

Wednesday 29 August 2018 | 16:30 CET | News
South African operator Telkom says it helped subsidise the massive growth of Vodacom and MTN and is still effectively subsidising the operators, Mybroadband.co.za reported. Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko told a media briefing that Telkom paid over ZAR 70 billion to Vodacom and MTN in call termination fees over twenty years. Since the launch of mobile networks in South Africa in 1994, the regime of wholesale call tariffs was skewed in favour of Vodacom and MTN, Maseko said. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ICASA / MTN / Telkom / Vodacom / Vodafone
Countries: South Africa
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