Tag: data pricing

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 […]

Batman’s new villains: How T-Mobile CEO John Legere plans to foil the cable and satellite TV giants | GeekWire

Batman’s new villains: How T-Mobile CEO John Legere plans to foil the cable and satellite TV giants | GeekWire

Opportunity for disruption: It’s no coincidence that Legere is taking aim at cable’s practice of bundling TV, phone, Internet and other services for the best prices. One of T-Mobile’s first signature “Uncarrier” moves was essentially a pricing strategy, decoupling the cost of the phone from the monthly price of the wireless service. There are opportunities galore […]

TPG has jumped on new NBN pricing and released its typical evening speeds | finder.com.au

TPG has jumped on new NBN pricing and released its typical evening speeds | finder.com.au

When NBN Co announced its new NBN pricing strategy this morning, which is designed to get more consumers to switch to 50/20Mbps plans, it did so by dropping the access price that providers pay for those plans, with the expectation that ISPs would switch plan pricing around for consumers. TPG is the first cab off […]