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The regulation of mobile call termination has long been on the agenda of most national regulatory authorities (NRAs). Mobile termination rates (MTRs) are the price floor in terms of the retail cost to consumers.


  • Mobile termination rates plummeted by an average of 42% in OECD countries between end-2014 and end-2017 due to increased regulation and competition.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides in-depth analysis of regulatory decisions regarding mobile call termination.
  • Offers comparisons between countries on mobile call termination rates.

Key questions answered

  • Which cost methodologies are used in calculating MTRs?
  • Are rates symmetrical between operators?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recent developments

  • India
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • EU
  • Austria
  • Cyprus
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • South Africa


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author