Cell C, Vodacom to Reduce Interconnection Rates

Cell C and Vodacom have announced that they will lower their tariffs in March, despite the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s rejection of its proposals

Cellphone operators Cell C and Vodacom have announced that they will lower their tariffs next month – despite the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s rejection of its proposals.

Cell C chief executive officer, Lars Reichelt, says that, “In the interest of consumers and the country, Cell C is committed to the lowering of interconnection rates by March 1 2010.

Reichelt says that Cell C is engaging the relevant parties, including the Department of Communications, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa and its fellow operators.

In the same vein, Vodacom chief executive, Pieter Uys, announced that his company is committed to the reduction of the interconnection rates as announced by the Minister of Communications, Siphiwe Nyanda in November 2009.

To read the article titled, “Two operators make that call ring cheaper,” click here.

Source: 
Sunday Times

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