MTR cuts confirmed

28 Nov 2008

Regulator AGCOM has confirmed cuts in mobile termination rates (MTR) of 10% to bring charges in line with EU Commission requests. In 2011 Wind, Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) and Vodafone will reduce charges to EUR0.053 (USD0.0684) per minute, compared to their current fees of EUR0.0885 with Vodafone and TIM and EUR0.951 with Wind. H3G’s 3 Italia will reduce its rate from EUR0.13 at present to EUR0.063 cents in 2011. The Italian regulator plans to achieve full symmetry in 2012 at EUR0.045 for all the operators.