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Termination fees makes up 15 percent of an operator's sales and profit

Operators, which generate about 80 percent of their revenue from voice services, want to hinder a new downward price spiral. Revenue from termination fees makes up 15 percent of an operator's sales and profit, said Jacques de Greling, an analyst at Natixis, a Paris bank.

In January, the Belgian telecommunications regulator proposed lowering mobile termination rates to 1.07 cents by January 2013 from almost 9 cents now.

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Published: March 15, 2010
The introduction of faster Long-Term Evolution networks could lower costs for operators and potentially unleash a new price war in the industry in Europe.


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