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Egypt: CPA to investigate whether mobile cell phone cos. secretly raise prices

 |  October 21, 2012

In response to customer complaints, the Consumer Protection Agency formally filed a complaint against the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) calling for an investigation into whether the nation’s top three mobile providers – Vodafone, Etisalat Egypt and Mobinil – have conspired to raise prepaid mobile credit card prices. The complaints accuse the companies of costing consumers a “stamp tax” on mobile credit since January 2012.

Full Content: Egypt Independent

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