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Posts Tagged ‘Mobile Termination Rates’

  • Rob Lith, Director of Connection Telecom (image: Connection Telecom)

    Network operators can preserve their way of life

    March 27, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Network operators can preserve their way of life

    Recent events are evidence of unprecedented pressure on mobile network operators (MNOs) to lower their prices. Yet a sober analysis reveals that the networks are really their own worst enemies, and can turn their fortunes around by simply lowering prices. Up...

  • Zunaid Bulbulia, Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa (Image source: file)

    MTN SA CEO: “MTR regulations are irregular”

    March 7, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, OpinionComments Off on MTN SA CEO: “MTR regulations are irregular”

    The telecoms industry has spent the last 4 years on a journey towards cost-orientation, regulatory best practice and parity. That journey must continue and MTN fully expects termination rates to go on falling. But this fall must be informed by a proper...

  • Steven Ambrose, Strategy Works CEO (image: Strategy Worx)

    MTN action against ICASA could be game changer- Analyst

    February 17, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on MTN action against ICASA could be game changer- Analyst

    MTN’s decision to take legal action against  Icasa, and by extension the government, over the recently announced mobile termination rates (MTR) is a game changing step that could have ramifications for years to come, according to Steven Ambrose, Strategy...

  • Wayne Speechly, executive: cloud and communications at Internet Solutions. (Image source: Internet Solutions)

    SA telecom operators applaud drop in mobile termination rates

    February 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on SA telecom operators applaud drop in mobile termination rates

    The new wholesale termination rate glide path announced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) in January will see the mobile termination rates drop from R0.40 to R0.20 on 1 March 2014, with further decreases in 2015 and 2016....

  • Cell price war gives LCR a new lease on life

    November 6, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Cell price war gives LCR a new lease on life

    A fierce price war among South Africa’s mobile operators is giving least-cost routing (LCR) a new lease on life by offering businesses of all sizes a range of opportunities to slice national and international call costs. That’s according to Mark Taylor,...

  • Kenya awaiting report before making move on MTR

    October 12, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya awaiting report before making move on MTR

    The Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) is currently awaiting a report on the current competition of the mobile voice market and tax revenues before it makes a decision on Mobile Termination Rates (MTR) in the country. The report is to deliver key...