The Consumers Federation of Kenya (Cofek) and two of the country’s operators, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya, have joined in the controversy over a case involving mobile termination rates (MTR) – the charges levied by a mobile service provider on other telecommunications service providers for terminating calls in its network.
Omantel has signed a multi-year agreement with Optiva to upgrade Optiva Charging Engine to a cloud-native architecture on Omantel’s private cloud.
Mongolian operator Unitel has selected SLA Digital as its managed service provider for carrier billing.
Bangladeshi operator Robi Axiata is joining Fortumo’s payments platform.
One of India’s big three operators, Bharti Airtel, has announced plans to raise tariffs for all its prepaid plans by 20-25 percent. It has been calculated that this will enable the company to move towards the higher average revenue per user (ARPU) that it says it needs.