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Topic # 68297 18-Sep-2010 17:04 Send private message

Look what has happened in Kenya since mobile termination rates have been reduced by regulation.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/sep/07/kenya-mobile-operator-price-war

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  Reply # 381674 18-Sep-2010 19:20 Send private message

A free new phone for just 8 pounds stirling of airtime credit 0_o

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  Reply # 381771 19-Sep-2010 09:02 Send private message

Having read more into this it would seem that the this is more of a battle for market share in a country where one operator has ~80 market share.

Calls costs over there are now as low as NZ 3.5c per minute, with carriers claiming that margins are now so low they are unsustainable.


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  Reply # 381773 19-Sep-2010 09:11 Send private message

A new start up in Canada called Wind mobile is also coming out with some keen pricing.








 

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  Reply # 381796 19-Sep-2010 10:04 Send private message

ajw: A new start up in Canada called Wind mobile is also coming out with some keen pricing.








 

WIND on Campus

 


students save up to $240 with our exclusive student cell phone plan








Pity that they used this wanky AWS system  like T-Mobile USA does. It may limit the types of 3G fones that can be moved across apart from GSM ones..





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