Telefónica del Perú [Lima: TELb] is once again under fire from the Peruvian Congress, with the president of the government’s consumer defence commission, Yonhy Lescano, urging the Constitutional Tribunal to declare the telco’s contract with the state illegal. 64 representatives, more than half of Congress, have backed Lescano’s 60-page lawsuit. In January Lescano’s attempts to have the basic monthly fee for fixed line calls eliminated, a move which would have seriously damaged Telefónica’s profits, was vetoed by President Alejandro Toledo.
Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.
Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Browse Past Issues
Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.
Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.
CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:
- International carriers
- Wholesale service providers
- Equipment and software vendors
- Telecom investors