Tag: Telecom pricing

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. […]

Firm backs cost-based pricing study for broadband | The Guardian

Firm backs cost-based pricing study for broadband | The Guardian

Estream Networks, has risen in support of the move by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to reposition the Nigerian telecom industry ecosystem in the area of determining appropriate cost-based pricing for retail broadband services. Muyiwa Ogungboye, chief executive officer, Estream Networks, said the recent event on cost study for the determination of cost-based pricing for […]

BSNLs New Prepaid Offers Hit Back At Jio, Airtel, Claims Cheapest Data Yet | NDTV Profit

BSNLs New Prepaid Offers Hit Back At Jio, Airtel, Claims Cheapest Data Yet | NDTV Profit

Kolkata: State run telecom operator-BSNL today said the new value plans launched are targeted at staying relevant in the highly competitive market and assured these will not be withdrawn anytime soon. BSNL has launched three new prepaid promotional tariff vouchers priced at Rs. 349, Rs. 334 and Rs. 395 offering rock bottom pricing for 3G […]

Pricing power won’t return to the telecom sector in the short term: Fitch | The Economic Times

Pricing power won’t return to the telecom sector in the short term: Fitch | The Economic Times

MUMBAI: Bharti Airtel BSE 2.66 %’s buyout of Telenor’s Indian operations is the latest sign of a shakeout in the sector after Reliance Jio Infocomm’s entry spurred incumbents to consolidate and weaker telcos to exit altogether, ratings agency Fitch Ratings said, warning that even with fewer players, pricing power won’t return to the industry in […]

NBN prices facing crunch time as telcos agitate for cheaper speeds | Sydney Morning Herald

NBN prices facing crunch time as telcos agitate for cheaper speeds | Sydney Morning Herald

Although NBN reduced CVC prices to $15.75 in June, it would still cost about $637 per month to supply 100 Mbps at all times of day, according to one source. Consumers won’t pay this price, so telcos provide enough to get 100 Mbps during quiet times and consumers get slower speeds at peak times. The industry is eager to […]

Comcast Gigabit Pricing Strategy Revealed | Benton Foundation

Comcast Gigabit Pricing Strategy Revealed | Benton Foundation

Comcast will have two pricing tiers for their gigabit service. A promotional 36-month contract price of $70/month will be offered, as well as a no-contract every day price of $140/month. … These are unbundled pricing points. Comcast says they’ll test other price points for gigabit in other markets. The $70 price point matches Google Fiber’s […]

PMO’s Singh meets Telecom Minister Prasad to discuss differential data pricing related issues | Tech2

PMO’s Singh meets Telecom Minister Prasad to discuss differential data pricing related issues | Tech2

Amid a raging debate on net neutrality, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh Friday met Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss the issues related to differential data pricing a key factor in the proposed policy. While sectoral regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is yet to give its […]

Telecom shares take a plunge | The Nation

Telecom shares take a plunge | The Nation

SHARE PRICES of the four major telecom operators declined heavily yesterday on the possible negative impacts of the surprising outcomes of last week’s auction of licences on the 900-megahertz spectrum. Advanced Info Service (AIS) shares plummeted 19.43 per cent to close at Bt155.50, while those of Total Access Communication (DTAC) slid 26.97 per cent to […]

Telstra hits back at ACCC over wholesale price cuts | Computerworld

Telstra hits back at ACCC over wholesale price cuts | Computerworld

Telstra has described as “disappointing” a draft decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission that will see a significant drop in the prices the telco charges for a number of wholesale services on the copper network. The ACCC earlier this year said it was eyeing a a uniform 0.7 per cent price drop in […]

Eight pricing and portfolio tips for telecom executives | Consultancy.uk

Eight pricing and portfolio tips for telecom executives | Consultancy.uk

Ekkehard Stadie and Kajetan Zwirglmaier, consultants at Simon-Kucher & Partners, explore how operators can counter the effects of declining prices and product development challenges. The recently released ‘Global Pricing Study’ from Simon-Kucher & Partners revealed that 72 percent of all new products are a commercial flop. Or put another way: only one-third of telco operators […]