The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) Official documents state that a review of the Mobile Termination Rate (MTR) has been made to make off-net calls more affordable. MTR plays an important role in protecting small players and rationalizing retail rates on its own. A review of the current MTR for Pakistan’s cellular segment’s changing market structure requires Rs 0.9 per minute.
PTA signals to make off-net calls cheaper
First, PTA From January 1, 2019, the MTR for all types of calls will be 0.90. Subtracted from Re to 0.8080. 2020. Now, to provide more relief to customers, MTR will be reviewed following international best practices.
The M.T.R. Basically, the amount required from the receiving operator when a call is made on another network. The M.T.R. The rate of 0.90 per minute decide in 2010, and no operator could charge less than this rate.
PTA Has also asked all stakeholders for their input in their revision M.T.R. After that, M.T.R. The best practices will be reviewed in the coming years following international best practices. It is hoped that the revised MTR will help keep tariffs low for customers.
The documents say whether the PTA conducts regular exercises to check and investigate the Cellular Mobile Operator (CMO), whether or not charging their customer’s retail tariffs as advertised.
Source: Commercial Recorder