MoC to cut call rates

22 Dec 2008

Kuwait’s Ministry of Communications (MoC) has revealed plans to introduce lower call rates for subscribers phoning a number of European and Arab countries. Al-Watan reports that the MoC says the cuts will ‘the greatest and most comprehensive package ever introduced by the ministry’. A ministry official is quoted as saying that the MoC also intends to increase its surveillance capabilities, particularly in monitoring and prosecuting anyone making illegal international calls. The ministry intends to work closely with the Ministry of Interior (MoI) to stamp out a practise that costs the country in excess of KWD100 million (USD357 million) per annum.

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