NHH to impose 20% cut in mobile termination fees from February 2007

21 Dec 2006

The Hungarian telecoms watchdog the National Communications Authority (NHH) has announced plans to reduce mobile termination fees by as much as 20%, effective from February 2007, writes online news portal Interfax. The cuts in call termination fees form part of wider plans to trim rates by between 40% and 50% to a uniform HUF16.84 (USD0.08) by January 2009. T-Mobile Hungary will have to cut its charges by 14.7% as of 2 February, and implement a similar reduction in January 2008 and 2009 respectively. Pannon, owned by Telenor of Norway, faces an annual cut of 17%, while Vodafone’s local subsidiary will have to drop its termination fees by 19.8%.