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The National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) plans to review the termination of calls in fixed-line telephones to carry out a reduction of 34% in the rates. Each operator provides that service to the company source, fixed or mobile, so that it can complete its connection with the receiver. That is to say, the termination fee is so that one operator pays to another for their customers to be able to end the call when it ends in a network of others.
The CNMC recalled that "each operator of fixed-line monopoly in its network and could set the rest of the operators an abusive price for completing the calls." Therefore, the agency Competition advocates to control the prices and make them transparent. Thus, it is intended to "update the price of terminating fixed, 0,0817 euro cents per minute to a price located in 0,0640 euro cents per minute to 2019, 0,0591 euro cents per minute for 2020 and 0,0543 euro cents per minute to 2021".
Sources of Competition consulted by this newspaper argued that the lower prices would be passed on to subscribers, which should be found with lower prices. Although the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC) does not point in any case to the Phone, it is the main actor in this scenario. The company, which had in his day of the whole network of copper -transformed in recent times in fiber-engulfs a large part of the fixed broadband Spanish. According to the calculations of the CNMC, Movistar had in the first half of this year, with 5.9 million of lines of this type, by 3.9% of Orange and 3.3 of Vodafone, the three major competitors among the telcos.
Competition understands that the technologies have become less expensive over the years, so insist on regular, a pressure that is sum to the shoulders of the telecommunications sector. It is true that the European Union mark that every three years should be reviewed markets.
however, the wholesale price of termination fixed in Spain were below the european average, which is currently set in 0,0898 centimes of euros per minute.
The companies have one month to submit its observations to this consultation. After analyzing the comments received, the CNMC will approve a draft measure that will be forwarded to the European Commission, as well as the Ministry of Economy and Enterprise and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.
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