URSEC lowers fixed, mobile termination rates

29 Jun 2021

Uruguay’s Regulatory Unit of Communications Services (URSEC) has issued a number of resolutions to lower fixed and mobile termination rates charged by the country’s telecoms operators. Effective 1 June 2021 the charge for termination in state-owned Antel’s fixed line network from the Claro and Movistar networks has been set at UYU0.31 (USD0.007) per minute (plus VAT), a decrease from the previous rate of UYU0.77. Regarding mobile termination rates (MTRs), effective 1 June the URSEC has established a rate of UYU0.88 (plus VAT) per minute for calls between the wireless networks of Claro, Movistar and Antel, compared to the previous provisional rate of UYU1.7 per minute.