Tag: data pricing

MSAP and lower broadband prices will impact Telekom — RAM | The Edge Markets

MSAP and lower broadband prices will impact Telekom — RAM | The Edge Markets

KUALA LUMPUR (June 29): Mandatory Standard Access Pricing (MSAP) is going to have a “most pronounced impact” on the financial position of Telekom Malaysia Bhd, as its implementation would lower wholesale prices on high speed broadband (HSBB) access for the other telecommunication companies, said RAM Rating Services Bhd. “This would allow the telcos to cut […]

Is 25% the final cut or will it be reduced to 50%? | The Star Online

Is 25% the final cut or will it be reduced to 50%? | The Star Online

Gobind wants broadband ‘pricing to be halved and speed doubled’ ABOUT two weeks ago, Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM), the main Internet access provider, published a pricing structure for access on its website that seemed different from what the regulator had suggested earlier this year. That made it obvious TM did not agree with the Malaysian […]

Top telcos not transparent, segmented offers should not be allowed: Reliance Jio | Telecom News

Top telcos not transparent, segmented offers should not be allowed: Reliance Jio | Telecom News

Thakur said that when Jio was rolled out, there were 22,000 tariff plans and compared to that, Jio has 7-10 price plans for all subscribers. TDSAT in an interim ruling on Tuesday, also barred the watchdog from imposing any penalty on telcos for violating the new rules on reporting tariff plans, including offers to select […]

India’s Predatory Pricing Rules Trigger Telco Slugfest | Light Reading

India’s Predatory Pricing Rules Trigger Telco Slugfest | Light Reading

The methodology is important because the TRAI considers any operator with a market share of more than 30% (in a particular circle, or service area) to have SMP. The TRAI’s changes seem to favor Reliance Jio, which carries huge volumes of data traffic on its networks but serves fewer customers than Airtel, Idea Cellular Ltd. […]

Estream Networks Supports Cost Based Pricing on Retail Broadband Services | THISDAYLIVE

Estream Networks Supports Cost Based Pricing on Retail Broadband Services | THISDAYLIVE

The move by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to introduce a new cost based pricing for broadband and data services in the telecoms sector, has continued to get commendations from industry stakeholders, who are of the view that the new cost will stabilise broadband pricing and also address a whole lot of industry issues. The […]

NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services | The Guardian

NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services | The Guardian

Ahead of the revolution expected to happen when broadband services become more ubiquitous in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to develop a new and proper pricing structure for high speed Internet services in Nigeria. The move is in line with the Commission’s mandate of creating an enabling environment and promoting fair competition […]

Comcast varies internet service price by region, Harvard study concludes | FierceCable

Comcast varies internet service price by region, Harvard study concludes | FierceCable

Leaving it to the best and brightest to confirm what we already suspected, a new Harvard University study concludes that consumers pay less and have more pricing transparency when they subscribe to municipal broadband services. The study, conducted by Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, also concludes—at least to a degree—that Comcast varies […]

Community-Owned Fiber Networks: Value Leaders in America – Pricing Review Shows They Provide Least-Expensive Local “Broadband” | Harvard

Community-Owned Fiber Networks: Value Leaders in America – Pricing Review Shows They Provide Least-Expensive Local “Broadband” | Harvard

Our examination of advertised prices shows that community-owned fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks in the nited States generally charge less for entry-level broadband service than do competing private providers, and don’t use initial low “teaser” rates that sharply rise months later. We also found that Comcast varies its pricing by region. Our study was constrained by the […]

T-Mobile reveals NB-IoT pricing strategy challenging Verizon | TelecomLead

T-Mobile reveals NB-IoT pricing strategy challenging Verizon | TelecomLead

Mobile US announced its pricing strategy for narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) services challenging main rival Verizon. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile said its price for the narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) will be $6 per year – offering at one tenth the cost of Verizon’s Cat-M plans. T-Mobile is able to offer cost effective NB-IoT plan to enterprises and […]

Lawmakers want state to take up ‘net neutrality’ fight | Minnesota Public Radio News

Lawmakers want state to take up ‘net neutrality’ fight | Minnesota Public Radio News

A pair of Democratic legislators proposed Tuesday that Minnesota toughen state standards for internet service providers just as the federal government is giving them more flexibility in pricing and content control. State Sen. Ron Latz of St. Louis Park and Rep. Paul Thissen of Minneapolis said lawmakers should step up in response to a Federal […]