UK competition body rules for lower mobile termination rates

Friday 23 January 2009 | 08:58 CET | News
The UK Competition Commission's (CC) has ruled that all UK networks must reduce there mobile termination rates by April 2010, to GBP 0.04 per minute from 0.051 per minute. The decision concerned appeals brought against UK regulator Ofcom by Hutchison Whampoa's H3G and British Telecom (BT). The networks cited in the ruling include O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone. The CC also determined that the charge for connecting to the H3G network should be reduced to GBP 0.044 per minute by 2010/2011, GBP 0.015 less per minute than the price control set by Ofcom. 3 welcomed the decision, the Mobilenews

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Hutchison Whampoa / O2 / Orange / T-Mobile / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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