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Comp. Authority and Communication Comm’n at odds over uniform mobile calling rate

 |  April 19, 2012


Kenya’s Competition Authority is investigating Telkom Kenya, Airtel and Essar for a proposed uniform minimum calling rate. The watchdog sees the agreement as an anticompetitive restrictive trade practice. The uniform rate, however, had been approved by the Communication Commission of Kenya, as long as the rate does not exploit consumers. The Communication Commission interprets the Kenya Communications Amendment Act as allowing operators to agree on industry issues, including rates.

Full content: Business Daily Africa


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