ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Overseas telephone rates could be reduced by as much as 50 percent with the end of the Cable and Wireless monopoly.
Minister responsible for Telecommunications, Dr Edmond Mansoor, has predicted that the cost of international calls from Antigua and Barbuda could drop by up to a half within months.
He says that’s because the exclusive monopoly on overseas calls enjoyed by Cable and Wireless, now trading as LIME, ends June 23.
He explains the expiration of Cable & Wireless’ license will give consumers more choice and could lead to a drop in rates of between 15 and 50 per cent.
Telecommunications Minister, Dr. Edmond Mansoor
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