Jordan’s Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) has started work updating the methodology for calculating interconnection fees using a Total Service Long Run Incremental Cost Plus (TSLRIC+) model. The watchdog notes that the update is intended to stimulate effective competitive by ensuring that interconnection fees are based on the cost of those services for future periods and taking into account the higher efficiency standards within the market in calculating those rates. The project is being carried out with assistance from Axon Consulting although the TRC adds that the joint team of regulatory officials and consultants will be in a ‘continuous dialogue’ with licensed providers. The project is expected to take around a year and will be implemented in several phases. Interconnection fees were last reviewed in 2017 and pricing models established at that time covered the period from 2018 to 2021.