In brief

13 January 2017

Telecoms

MTN Business intends to complete machine-to-machine (M2M) number migrations by 25 February, a month ahead of a regulatory deadline. The telecoms operator confirmed this in a letter to clients as part of an ongoing process of migrating participating members of its client base to the new 14-digit MSISDNs (mobile station international subscriber directory numbers).

 

A new report from the Arab Advisors Group analyzes the cellular tariffs for 42 cellular operators in 16 Arab countries. The analysis revealed that the average prepaid package rate was US$ 70.82, while the average postpaid package rate was US$ 47.77. Lebanon had the highest prepaid and postpaid average package rates, while Sudan and Morocco had the lowest postpaid average package rates.