Who Pays?

ComBank MD S. Renganathan (Centre) introducing the app to CB Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy in the presence of (from L) ComBank Manager - Card Centre Seevali Wickramasinghe, Head of Card Centre Thusitha Suraweera, Deputy GM – Marketing Hasrath Munasinghe, CB Assistant Governor Ananda Jayalath and CB Director - Payments & Settlements Dharmasri Kumaratunge

Fixed phone subscribers could pay between Rs. 2.63 to Rs. 6.12 more if all incoming calls to mobile phones are made free from Jan. 01.
The telecom watchdog is however facing strong resistance from all operators who say the tariffs are unreasonable.rn

rnIn hopes of resolving the deadlock, the regulator is holding a marathon session of meetings with operators. rn

rnMeanwhile, the recent draft interconnection policy recommends a fee ranging from 0.17 cts to 0.82 cts, far below the TRC recommended tariffs. rn