Elisa confirms revised interconnection rate for 2014-15

11 Feb 2014

Finnish mobile network operator Elisa has reached an agreement with the all of the country’s other cellcos regarding mobile termination rates (MTRs) for the period 2014-2015. In a press release confirming the development, the company said that at present all of the nation’s mobile providers have rate parity, with the existing MTR standing at EUR0.0280 (USD0.0380) per minute. From 1 September 2014, however, this charge will be reduced to EUR0.0187 per minute, with the new rate to be valid until 30 November 2015. Commenting on the future rate, Elisa said that it did not expect the change in interconnection fee to have any impact on profits, nor its 2014 outlook and mid-term financial targets.