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Dutch prices for telephony, internet still falling

Dutch consumer prices for communication services in October fell by 0.2 percentage points from the month before, according to the latest report from Dutch statistics agency CBS. READ MORE: Study into telecommunications SME pricing in Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, UK in 2017 by BIPT In September, there was a decline of 0.24 percentage point year-on-year. Consumer prices rose by…

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Tariffs likely to drop 25-30% over the next year as price war intensifies

The mobile phone bill that has become lighter on the pocket over the past year is set to fall further, thanks to the continuing price war in the telecom industry. Analysts and industry insiders are predicting a 25-30 per cent average fall in tariffs over the next year. If you are a heavy consumer of data, your gains could be…

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Spain among cheapest countries in the EU for consumer spending, but ‘overpriced’ in telecommunications, says Eurostat

SPAIN is one of Europe’s cheapest countries to find clothing, cigarettes and alcohol, but among the most expensive for mobile phone and internet connections and furniture, according to Eurostat, the EU statistics agency. The price comparison study of household spending in 2016 for the 28 member States of the European Union set Spain at a figure of 91.5 against an…

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Lower Prices, New Options Coming To Canadian Internet: Experts

It’s good news for Canadian consumers, and potentially bad news for Canada’s dominant Internet providers. A recent ruling from Canada’s telecom watchdog means Canadians could soon be seeing cheaper Internet bills and more choice in Internet providers, but the move could also threaten profits at Canada’s major telecoms, experts predict. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) last Thursday ordered…

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