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Mobile phone pricing.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:37 am

Cellcard’s latest offer raises pricing concerns
Fri, 27 January 2017

Cambodia's telecommunication regulator summoned CamGSM, the operator of Cellcard, in for questioning yesterday over concerns that the company was engaged in predatory pricing.

The questioning comes just days after Cellcard unveiled its Osja Xchange plan, an offer that allows customers to exchange $1 for $100 “of value for voice and data coverage with an additional bonus of 30 minutes of voice calls every day”.

The 14-day package effectively allows subscribers to use up to 1,429 minutes of voice and 5 gigabytes of data for just $1, according to a company press release.

By comparison, other major mobile network operators advertise basic offers to exchange $1 for $30 of on-net calls and SMS, and internet data. According to Metfone’s website, $30 is equivalent to 600 minutes of voice and 1.5 gigabytes of data.

Im Vutha, spokesman of the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC), which sets industry regulations and handles disputes, said Cellcard was called in so that the TRC could investigate whether the mobile operator the company was offering an unprofitable product at far below market value...
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Re: Mobile phone pricing.

Post by bolueeleh » Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:42 am

:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: good for us consumers
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Post by Luigi » Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:42 am

CEO wrote;

"Cambodia's telecommunication regulator summoned CamGSM, the operator of Cellcard, in for questioning yesterday over concerns that the company was engaged in predatory pricing

Two questions come to mind.

1) What is free market?

2) Who in Cambodian government owns or controls other telcos?
Vietell of course by big wig VN general. Others?
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Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:19 pm

Luigi wrote:CEO wrote;

"Cambodia's telecommunication regulator summoned CamGSM, the operator of Cellcard, in for questioning yesterday over concerns that the company was engaged in predatory pricing

Two questions come to mind.

1) What is free market?

2) Who in Cambodian government owns or controls other telcos?
Vietell of course by big wig VN general. Others?
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Re: Mobile phone pricing.

Post by Username Taken » Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:37 pm

^^ Good job that doesn't name the prominent local who's on the payroll. (I know nothing so don't ask)
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