TANZANIAN INTERCONNECT DISPUTE TAKES A STEP FORWARD

Telecoms

Hopes for fair cellphone interconnection rates have now been raised, as the first stage of tender evaluation is over, the Tanzania communication Commission (TCC) has confirmed. Due to the urgency with which the study is required, an internationally recognized consultancy firm with experience in at least three similar assignments, one being in a developing country would be eligible for the tender according to the specifications set by the TCC. Some analysts in the sector noted that the current interconnection rates were quite high compared to the costs incured by the companies.

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