Monday, 05 December 2016

Ex-head of Austria telco watchdog sets record straight on post-merger price rises

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 09 March 16

Georg Serentschy insists unit prices have fallen in wake of 3 Austria's acquisition of Orange, driven by MVNOs.

The former head of Austria's telecom regulator on Wednesday refuted claims that the cost of mobile services has risen in the wake of 3 Austria's acquisition of Orange. "The public debate has focused on the level of the monthly bill, often misquoted as 'price'," said Georg Serentschy, who served as CEO of telecoms at the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunication (RTR) between 2002 and 2014…

The former head of Austria's telecom regulator on Wednesday refuted claims that the cost of mobile services has risen in the wake of 3 Austria's acquisition of Orange. "The public debate has focused on the level of the monthly bill, often misquoted as 'price'," said Georg Serentschy, who served as CEO of telecoms at the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunication (RTR) between 2002 and 2014…

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