Telecommunications Challenges in Developing Countries Asymmetric Interconnection Charges for Rural Areas

@inproceedings{DymondTelecommunicationsCI,
  title={Telecommunications Challenges in Developing Countries Asymmetric Interconnection Charges for Rural Areas},
  author={Andrew Dymond}
}
This report addresses an important aspect of interconnection—the settings of call termination charges. In rural telecommunications, network costs are known to be high. The traditional consensus has been that many rural areas cannot be connected without subsidies. This paper investigates the possibilities for implementing a geographically de-averaged charge regime indicative of the relative cost differences between urban and rural networks. This could change the business model for rural networks… CONTINUE READING

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