Tariff Outlook 10 th May 2012Free newsletter from Teligen
Message from the editorWelcome to Tariff Outlook - the free newsletter from Teligen.In this issue of Tariff Outlook we rep...
MobileNew Zealand – 2 Degrees Offers Shared Data OptionThe New Zealand mobile operator has launched shared data options. 2...
MobileNorway - Tele2 Offers Free On-Net CallsTele2 is has launched a Family and Friends system which provides free on-net ...
MobileBosnia-Hercegovina – BT Telecom Cuts International Call RatesThe Bosnian operator BH Telecom has announced the launc...
MobileBrazil – Claro to Cut International Roaming ChargesClaro Brazil has announced that it will halve the cost of pre-pai...
Mobile BroadbandSaudi Arabia – New Connect Weekly Package from MobilyMobily, the mobile operator in Saudi Arabia, has anno...
BroadbandUK – T-Mobile Begins Offering Orange’s Home Broadband ServiceT-Mobile has announced that it will be offering a ho...
BroadbandSpain – Jazztel Discounts ADSLJazztel will offer discounted ADSL charges up until at least November 2013. 12 Mbps...
On the Teligen BlogTeligen’s tariff blog is where we follow telecoms tariff developments around the world, developments in...
Need detailed tariff information on fixed voice?Why not consider Fixed Voice Online Price Database.Fixed Voice Online Pric...
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Welcome to Tariff Outlook - the free newsletter from Teligen.

In this issue of Tariff Outlook we report the launch of a flexible option for sharing data allowances across multiple devices or between subscribers from 2 Degrees in New Zealand. In other mobile news, in Germany, E-Plus has added an Allnet-Flat Tariff to its range which is available for existing customers only. We also report on a new prepaid plan available from Globul in Bulgaria. In Broadband news, UK mobile operator T-Mobile is about to start selling the home broadband service from its Everything Everywhere stable-mate, Orange, to its customers. Those are some of the stories we bring you this week. We hope you enjoy them!
Please feel free to contact us about any particular story that interests you or to obtain further information about any of Teligen’s range of services.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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  1. 1. Tariff Outlook 10 th May 2012Free newsletter from Teligen
  2. 2. Message from the editorWelcome to Tariff Outlook - the free newsletter from Teligen.In this issue of Tariff Outlook we report the launch of a flexible option for sharing data allowances across multipledevices or between subscribers from 2 Degrees in New Zealand. In other mobile news, in Germany, E-Plus has addedan Allnet-Flat Tariff to its range which is available for existing customers only. We also report on a new prepaid planavailable from Globul in Bulgaria. In Broadband news, UK mobile operator T-Mobile is about to start selling the homebroadband service from its Everything Everywhere stable-mate, Orange, to its customers. Those are some of thestories we bring you this week. We hope you enjoy them!Please feel free to contact us about any particular story that interests you or to obtain further information about anyof Teligen’s range of services.We look forward to hearing from you!Angela Toal – Senior Tariff Analyst, Tel: +44 (0) 20 8185 0408, email: atoal@strategyanalytics.com
  3. 3. MobileNew Zealand – 2 Degrees Offers Shared Data OptionThe New Zealand mobile operator has launched shared data options. 2 Degrees customers can now share their dataoption between 5 different devices. The offer, Shared Data, is free until 7th December; thereafter a monthly fee ofNZD 5.00 applies, as well as a NZD 1.00 per gadget. Additionally customers receive 1GB of bonus data free for oneyear. Data can also be shared between 2 Degrees customers including prepay customers.Jóhanna Helgadóttir – Senior Consultant, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0403Germany – E-Plus Germany Introduces Allnet-Flat Tariff “Free” For Existing CustomersThis new tariff comes with free calls to all national landline and mobile network numbers and includes 500MB of dataallowance per month. Text messages are charged at EUR 0.19 per text. Customers also benefit from a portablelandline number for their mobile phone that allows incoming calls at landline call charges.The monthly charge for this tariff is EUR 50 and an additional EUR 24.95 once-off connection charge applies.Customers can purchase additional data allowances of 1GB or 5G for EUR 5 and EUR 15 respectively. A text messageflatrate is available for a further EUR 5 per month.This tariff is only available to existing E-Plus and Base customers.Nikolay Luetke – Tariff Analyst , Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0406
  4. 4. MobileNorway - Tele2 Offers Free On-Net CallsTele2 is has launched a Family and Friends system which provides free on-net calls and SMS to customers of itsFastpris subscriptions. Fastpris S – XL plans range in cost from NOK 119 to NOK 589 per month. Other benefitsincluded range from 120 off-net minutes, 50 off-net SMS and 75 MB of data usage with Fastpris S, up to 3,600 off-netminutes, 3,600 off-net SMS and unlimited data use with Fastpris XL. These plans will be available to all newcustomersAngela Toal – Senior Tariff Analyst , Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0408Bulgaria - Globul Offering New Prepaid PackageBulgarian operator Globul has launched a new prepaid package called B-connect (6), which offers up to 3,000 bonusminutes for calls to six on-net friends, depending on the value of each top-up. The price of the pack is BGN 6. Userswill also get BGN 3 air-time credit on top of the bonus minutes with every top-up.Top-ups of BGN 6 to BGN 19 will give users a bonus of 500 call minutes to one extra number and 250 call minutes tofive numbers in the friends group; a top-up of BGN 20 or more will provide 2,000 bonus minutes to the selected extranumber and 1,000 minutes for calls in the friends group. Bonuses will be valid for 31 days.After the expiration of the bundle minutes, all calls to the selected extra number and the friends group will becharged at BGN 0.23 per minute, while calls to other national networks will cost BGN 0.45 per minute.Catherine Arteaga Tellez – Tariff Analyst, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0404
  5. 5. MobileBosnia-Hercegovina – BT Telecom Cuts International Call RatesThe Bosnian operator BH Telecom has announced the launch of Topteam Mobile Super. This new package offerscheaper calls to countries in the Balkans, Europe and North America. For calls to the Balkan countries (Croatia,Serbia, Montenegro and Slovenia) the charge per minute will be BAM 0.40. For calls to fourteen European countries(Germany, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, UK, Macedonia, Hungary, Czech Republic,Turkey, Norway, France) calls will be BAM 0.50 per minute and calls to the US and Canada will be BAM 0.60 perminute.Jóhanna Helgadóttir – Senior Consultant, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0403USA - T-Mobile Adds Smartphone Hotspot ServiceT-Mobile USA has recently made additions to both their Classic 500 and Classic Unlimited tariffs. The Classic 500 Ultraand Premium packages now offer, in addition to 500 free minutes, unlimited texts and free data (5GB for thePremium service and 10GB for the Premium) a Smartphone hot spot service. Customers can share their high speedhigh-speed Internet connection on the go with up to five Wi-Fi devices, plus get 10 GB of photo and video storage forfree.The Classic Unlimited plans come with the above hot spot service in addition to unlimited calls and texts (plus 10GBof data for the Ultra Unlimited and 5GB for the Premium service).Prices range from USD 84.99 for the Classic 500 Premium plan to USD 124.99 for the Unlimited Ultra plan.Adrian Barrett –Tariff Analyst, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0411
  6. 6. MobileBrazil – Claro to Cut International Roaming ChargesClaro Brazil has announced that it will halve the cost of pre-paid international roaming calls starting from June. Thecost of calls will be reduced to BRL 2.99 per minute from BRL 6.00.Claro Brazil already reduced roaming cost for post-paid customers in April. It offers post-paid packages of 50 minutesof voice calls at BRL 49.00 and 20MB of data at BRL 19.80. Both these packages are available in any country in theworld for both calls to fixed and mobile.Jóhanna Helgadóttir – Senior Consultant, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0403Egypt – Vodafone Eases the Roaming Burden for CustomersVodafone Egypt has announced a data roaming promotion, which gives roaming users the same rates they pay forlocal internet tariffs across Blackberry, iPhone, mobile internet and USB plans. The time-limited offer is valid fortravel when roaming on Vodafone Global network, plus STC-Al Jawal in Saudi Arabia – 26 countries in total. Thepromotion is available to all El Khat, Business, Prepaid and Easy customers, but does not include USB pay-as-you-go.Josie Sephton – Senior Consultant, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0410
  7. 7. Mobile BroadbandSaudi Arabia – New Connect Weekly Package from MobilyMobily, the mobile operator in Saudi Arabia, has announced the launch of a new connect weekly package thatenables customers to get unlimited data for one week for SR 99.The new connect weekly package is available in prepaid and postpaid plans for Connect Mobile and Connect Laptopsubscribers. In addition to the new connect weekly bundle, customers can also choose from two different monthlyMobily Connect plans, 1GB bundle for SR 100 or 5GB for SR 200 and benefit from one week free unlimited browsingeach month.Nacera Touileb – Consultant, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0409Netherlands - Tele2 Launches 4G Mobile Broadband for ConsumersFrom 8th May Tele2 began to offer a mobile internet service based on LTE technology for individual clients to beused on laptops and tablets. Currently, the Tele2 4G network allows the service to be used in parts ofAmsterdam, Amstelveen, Haarlem, Lelystad and Tilburg. The service can be accessed through a special dongle whichcosts EUR 75.00. The monthly fee is EUR 30.00. The Tele2 4G network offers maximum download speed of 40Mbps.The subscription includes 3GB data transfer per month at the maximum speed and unlimited browsing at a reducedspeed of 200Kbps above the 3GB allowance.Details of available mobile broadband offers can be found in Teligen’s Mobile Broadband Price Benchmarking service.Pawel Kmiec – Tariff Analyst, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0407
  8. 8. BroadbandUK – T-Mobile Begins Offering Orange’s Home Broadband ServiceT-Mobile has announced that it will be offering a home broadband service using Orange Unlimited Broadband plans.The service will be available to T-Mobile pay monthly and pay-as-you-go customers, with prices starting at GBP 5 permonth for broadband and off-peak landline calls, plus a line rental monthly charge of GBP 13.50, which is payable toOrange. The plans, outlined below, offer download speeds of up to 20 Mbps. Broadband and Off Peak Calls Includes off peak calls to UK GBP 5 per month + GBP landlines and 0845/0870 13.50 line rental numbers Broadband and Anytime Calls Includes anytime calls to UK GBP 10 per month + GBP landlines and 0845/0870 13.50 line rental numbers Broadband and Anytime Mobile Calls Includes anytime calls to UK GBP 15 per month + GBP mobiles (500 mins/month), 13.50 line rental international landline calls to 30 countries, anytime calls to landlines and 0845/0870 numbersThis is the first time that Orange products have been sold in a T-Mobile shop.Josie Sephton – Senior Consultant, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0410
  9. 9. BroadbandSpain – Jazztel Discounts ADSLJazztel will offer discounted ADSL charges up until at least November 2013. 12 Mbps ADSL will cost EUR 15.95 amonth; 20 mbps and 30 mbps will cost EUR 19.95 a month. To make use of this discounted price, the customer needsa line connection which costs EUR 14.95 per month. The discounted price is also available in packages, and gives freecalls; 30 minutes with the 12Mbps plan and 60 minutes with the 20/30 Mbps plan.Details of available fixed broadband and multiplay offers can be found in Teligen’s Fixed Broadband PriceBenchmarking.Jeroen Stenveld – Junior Tariff Analyst, Tel: +44(0) 20 8185 0405
  10. 10. On the Teligen BlogTeligen’s tariff blog is where we follow telecoms tariff developments around the world, developments in pricebenchmarking and other issues related to the analysis of prices for telecoms services. Below is a taste of the mostrecent entries.Tablet Plans Now Account For 40% of All Mobile Broadband OffersBased on data from the 113 operators and 33 countries covered in Strategy Analytics Mobile Broadband PriceBenchmarking Service, the proportion of table-specific plans currently accounts for 1,135 of the 3,000 plans coveredin the service - or 40% of all offers. This is not surprising when we consider the dramatic rise in the use of tablets, andthe fact that tablet use presents a good revenue opportunity for operators, providing they can hit the sweet spotwith plans. Operators offer a growing number of tablets, with many offering at least 5 within their portfolio of plans,including the new third generation Apple iPad which is making an entrance.Click here for moreIncreased LTE and HSPA/HSPA+ Reach Pushing Up Data Speeds And AllowancesAs both LTE deployment and upgrades to HSPA/HSPA+ technologies gather pace around the world, averageadvertised maximum download speeds for mobile broadband are growing. As of March 2012, based on almost 3,000plans from 113 operators across 33 countries in Strategy Analytics Mobile Broadband Price Benchmarking Service,average maximum speeds reached in excess of 14 Mbps, a rise of over 13% since December 2011, while over 730plans - almost a quarter of the total - have maximum advertised download speeds of 21 Mbps and above.Click here for more
  11. 11. Need detailed tariff information on fixed voice?Why not consider Fixed Voice Online Price Database.Fixed Voice Online Price Database provides a global view of fixed voice tariffs, providing clients with in-depth tariffand service information from over 50 countries and across a wide range of operators. This interactive database isdesigned to allow clients to easily find and extract the most important data directly to Excel for inclusion in reportsand presentations. Clients trust the quality of Fixed Voice Online Price Database data to formulate their competitivetariffs and tariff plans against national and international competition. The database is updated continuously.To find out more or to request a demonstration, click here
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