The government announced final tariffs international gateway operators will have to pay local networks to terminate traffic.
Under the agreement operators have agreed to a formula where by the fixed charge will decline rapidly over the next five years.rn
rnAfter extensive talks the operators have also given written assurances to the government not to tie up with unlicensed external gateway operators. rn
rnThe Mass Communications Ministry is expected to shortly set up a task force together with the CID to book illegal EGOs.rn
rnThe tariff structure had to be agreed upon after the government announced the complete liberalization of the international voice market last year.(LBR)rn