Danish regulator to revise wholesale tariffs from 1 January 2018

29 Aug 2017

Telecoms regulator the Danish Business Authority (Erhvervsstyrelsen) has revealed that mobile termination rates (MTRs) will rise to DKK0.0495 (USD0.008) per minute from DKK0.0473, effective 1 January 2018, following the adoption of a revised method for calculating the tariffs. Under the new method, real weighted average cost of capital (WACC) for the mobile sector is revised to 5.47% from the current 1.99%, while nominal WACC for fixed networks will rise to 5.28% (4.16% previously). Copper local loop unbundling (LLU) will cost DKK776 per year (DKK694 until 31 December 2017), while fibre LLU in Danish energy group DONG’s areas will be priced at DKK1,003 per year (DKK874), with the tariff for the rest of the country set at DKK1,495 (DKK1,185).

Denmark, Danish Business Authority (Erhvervsstyrelsen)