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Posted by jsephton @ 11/02/2014 18:01:00
Telecoms operators and regulators around the world rely on Strategy Analytics' Pricing and Benchmarking systems to help them monitor and evaluate pricing strategies for fixed and mobile voice and data services. Register for our exclusive analyst breakfast presentations at MWC, where you ca... read more

Posted by jhelgadottir @ 08/04/2013 11:48:43
As of March 2013, the number of standalone and bundled broadband plans in the Teligen OECD Fixed Broadband Price Benchmarking service totalled just over 2,300 ? broadly comparable to the December 2012 update. The number of fibre-based packages now stands at just under 31% of all plans, while 63% ... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 27/03/2013 13:34:00
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in Bahrain has recently released the 2012 update of the retail price benchmarking study into telecoms services in Arab countries. The study, conducted by the read more

Posted by jhelgadottir @ 26/03/2013 15:59:00
The Swedish incumbent claims to be the first operator in Europe to offer shared data plans with its new offering Telia Mobil Dela. The Huvudabonnemang determines included data per month ranging from 2GB at SEK 399 per month up to 10GB at SEK 799 per month. One Mobile Voice tariff is includ... read more

Posted by jhelgadottir @ 19/03/2013 10:09:25
The February 2013 OECD Mobile Voice Price Benchmarking update is now available to download. In this update we have added many new packages and also reflected changes made to previous existing packages, a selection of which is reported below. Optus in Australia has refreshed its o... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 14/03/2013 14:44:00
Last week saw the publication of The European Broadband Scorecard, by Ofcom. The report, which looks at coverage, take-up, usage, price and choice of fixed and mobile broadband services in the UK, relative to other European countries, was originally proposed by the Department for Culture, Media a... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 14/03/2013 14:31:00
For those interested in mobile pricing, and, more specifically, price benchmarking, you might be interested to learn that Teligen, the Pricing and Benchmarking division of Strategy Analytics has ju... read more

Posted by PKmiec @ 25/02/2013 15:19:00
Earlier this month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US approved a proposal to create a country-wide WiFi (also called Super WiFi) network which would offer free WiFi access in virtually every metropolitan area, and many rural ones to boot. The concept of a super WiFi network fo... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 25/01/2013 10:35:00
UK regulator, Ofcom, has recently released the 2012 update of the International Communications Market Report, which compares the availability, take-up and use of services in the UK and a number of comparator countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the USA). As in previous years, the r... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 25/01/2013 10:06:00
Strategy Analytics' Pricing and Benchmarking systems, offered through its Teligen division, have been supporting operators and regulators around the world for more than 30 years, helping them monit... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 24/01/2013 13:40:00
Based on findings from the most recent update of Teligen's OECD Fixed Broadband Price Benchmarking service, which considers more than 120 ISPs in 40 countries around the world, residential users can expect to pay on average, between USD PPP 27 and USD PPP... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 03/08/2012 14:18:00
Broadband services offerings have moved into a period of consolidation, with gradual rather than dramatic changes to both pricing and service features. Based on an analysis current and past updates of Teligen's Fixed Broadband Price Benchmarking Service, ... read more

Posted by jhelgadottir @ 04/07/2012 14:31:01
The May 2012 update of Teligen?s OECD Voice Price Benchmarking (formerly T-Basket) is now available to subscribers. There are some changes to the low user 100 Calls basket, in the mobile benchmarking service, since the last update in February 2011, reflecting the changes to operators? portfolios ... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 11/05/2012 16:48:00
The issue of Net Neutrality is one that has been widely debated, but to date, implementation is limited. Chile became the first country in the world to implement Net Neutrality, back in July 2010. The US also has strong Net Neutrality FCC Regulations in place for fixed networks, and something Str... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 08/05/2012 18:47:00
Based on data from the 113 operators and 33 countries covered in Strategy Analytics' Mobile Broadband Price Benchmarking Service, the proportion of table-specific plans currently accounts for 1,135 of the 3,000 plans covered in the service - or 40% of ... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 08/05/2012 10:39:00
As both LTE deployment and upgrades to HSPA/HSPA+ technologies gather pace around the world, average advertised maximum download speeds for mobile broadband are growing. As of March 2012, based on almost 3,000 plans from 113 operators across 33 countries in Strategy... read more

Posted by jhelgadottir @ 26/04/2012 14:58:00
In this bumper issue of Tariff Outlook we bring you news of a line rental rise for TalkTalk in the UK, while Vodafone in Australia and The Netherlands introduce new plans. In the USA AT&T is changing its GoPhone data pricing and 3 in the UK introduces new Ultimate In... read more

Posted by jsephton @ 12/04/2012 13:50:00
The announcement earlier this month that Verizon in the US would no longer be selling DSL services to new users unless they also purchased a landline garnered strong reactions from the market. Yet the decline in genuinely unbundled broadband services is something the read more

Posted by jhelgadottir @ 04/04/2012 13:20:15
The number of Broadband plans in the Teligen Fixed Broadband Price Benchmarking service continues to grow. As of March 2012, the service covered 2,240 standalone and bundled broadband plans, up from 2,096 plans in the previous update, and representing an increase of almost 7%. A quarter of all pl... read more

Posted by jhelgadottir @ 23/03/2012 15:24:00
Bouygues had added another price plan to its range of Prepaid tariffs. The new Formule Illimitee soiree & SMS tariffs offers unlimited calls to all operators between 1900 and 2400 every day, plus unlimited text messages to any French operator at any time. There are six top-ups available, rang... read more

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