Posted by: Andrew Collins | 17 July 2013

EZ indexes rates for telephone tapping

Ministry of Economic Affairs (NL), the annual indexation applied to the rates that the government pays to telecom companies for the award, renewal or removal of a telephone.

From July 1, that rate increased by 1.7 percent to 15.54 euros. The fixed rates for other activities onto 7.76 euros or 31.06 euros per request, depending on the category. The indexing is based on the CPB figure for the development of wages in the sector.

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Posted by: Andrew Collins | 10 July 2013

Kroes proposes new rules for uniform telecom market

It should be easier in Europe to set up mobile networks and this is necessary regulations from Brussels. Thus, there should be more competition in the market for mobile telephony and mobile users in Europe benefit from lower rates, says European Commissioner Neelie Kroes in a speech this week. Kroes is strongly in favor of a European telecom market where operators must adhere to the rules. Their ‘homeland’ Among the proposals would Kroes example Vodafone Netherlands than covered by the rules including Vodafone Group falls. Vodafone is a British company which the Dutch regulator than ACM has no control over the Dutch branch of the provider. Kroes pointed out in her speech again the need for the elimination of roaming charges and user data and call bundle can take to a EU country with. In addition, net neutrality imported into the European Union will Kroes. Kroes wants to make haste with new rules, but they want to do this within the existing legal frameworks, from September. According to the new legislation politician would take about five years.

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Posted by: Andrew Collins | 9 July 2013

Directors telcos have little sense of marketing’

A lack of understanding of marketing and strategy at board mobile provider ensures that they are unable to compete with OTT players. This conclusion draws headhunter European Leaders after an analysis of the Summit include AT & T, America Movil, China Mobile, Orange, Telefonica and Vodafone.

The directors of these providers were compared with those of typical OTT players including Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix. The analysis reveals that nearly 60 percent of the telco directors has a legal, technical or financial background. Furthermore, one of them a quarter no work experience outside the telecom industry.

For drivers of OTT players 62 percent a background in sales, marketing or strategy while 12 percent have finances as focus area.

Source: Telecompaper

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Posted by: Andrew Collins | 8 July 2013

ACM notifies decision terminating

The ACM On July 2, 2013 the draft market analysis for fixed and mobile termination notice sent to the European Commission, BEREC and European telecom regulators. They have until August 2, 2013 the opportunity to comment on the draft. the ACM lowers again the tariff ceilings and follows the pure-BULRIC method. Following the public consultation, the rate for mobile termination increased: from 1.017 cents per minute to 1,019 cents (now: 2.4 cents). For calls to a fixed line decreases the rate of 0.37 cents to 0.108 cents per minute. The ACM expected to take the final decision. Early August The reduction of tariffs will then go by September 1, 2013 and applies in principle three years.

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