ACM wins battle with telecom providers on call costs

ACM wins battle with telecom providers on call costs

The Authority Consumer & Market (ACM) the afgiftetarief that telcos each other to count down.

In time, it will probably for consumers to lower amounts will pay for fixed and mobile calling, says a spokesman of the ACM Monday.

The board of Appeal for business (CBb) gave the marktwaakhond Monday right in a by various telecommunications case brought. Therefore, from Wednesday, much lower rates for call termination should apply.

That the costs incurred by providers to each other to count on as customers with each call. For fixed call those rates by 50 percent, and mobile phone calls even with 70 percent. According to the ACM, the termination charge is good for approximately 15 percent of the cost that consumers pay to call.

In total think the regulator that providers together each year 150 million euros less will count.

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