China Telecom, China Unicom look to improve wholesale price structure

China Telecom and China Unicom want to put a common framework in place for wholesale leased line Internet services and have asked the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to end their antitrust inquiry on both companies.

Looking to make things right, the two service providers admitted in a prepared statement that their own internal examination of their practices could be better.

China Telecom said that the network interconnection it has with other backbone service providers falls short of government's requirements. To remedy that situation, the service provider said it would not only expand its capacity with China Unicom and China Tietong, but also provide standard leased line tariffs and review its existing wholesale agreements with other carriers.

Likewise, China Unicom will make changes to its interconnection process with plans to reorganize its leased line pricing structure.

For more:
- Telecompaper has this article

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