In­ter­na­tion­al Tar­iff Comparisons

According to section 40, clause 3, number 1 of the German Telecommunications Act, the Regulatory Authority (Bundesnetzagentur, BNetzA) may, besides the cost information submitted to it, in addition refer to the prices of such undertakings as offer like services in comparable competitive markets. In principle Tariff Comparisons are carried out internationally and within a particular rates approval process. The rates of the countries chosen for the tariff comparison are shown as an index value which is based on the respecitve net tariffs (index value = 1) as approved by BNetzA's Ruling Chamber.

International Tariff Comparison “Local Loop Unbundling (one-off / cancellation charges)” MDF-access

The results based on the application of German incumbent Telekom Deutschland GmbH for approval of tariffs for Local Loop Unbundling of 21 April 2020 (BK3c-20/013). The tariffs, approved by the Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA), were published in the Official Gazette No. 19 of 14 October 2020, Note No. 267/2020. Official Gazette subscription/dispatch (order form).

Accompanying the approval process, BNetzA carried out an international tariff comparison. The following tables show the current European tariff level of Local Loop charges. Only those countries were included in the comparison that determine tariffs based on cost models or cost documentation and that comply with current EU regulation (EU member countries incl. Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the United Kingdom). The basis are the approved tariffs (net) of the BNetzA (Ruling Chamber 3) valid from 01 October 2020 until 30 September 2022.

a) LLU activation (take over) existing loop

"without works at end user premises"
Country CodeCountryIndex
ATAustria
1,4308
BEBelgium0,8754
BGBulgaria0,0000
CYCyprus0,3200
CZCzech Republic1,5006
DKDenmark1,5354
EEEstonia1,9749
ELGreece0,6741
ESSpain0,9618
FIFinland2,5922
FRFrance1,7206
HRCroatia0,2085
HUHungary0,0000
IEIreland0,6882
ISIcelandn.a.
ITItaly0,8396
LILiechtenstein3,0685
LTLithuania0,4436
LULuxembourg1,8279
LVLatvian.a.
MTMalta2,0609
NLNetherlands0,0000
NONorway5,9945
PLPoland0,3761
PTPortugal1,3076
RORomania0,0000
SESwedenn.a.
SISlovenia0,9119
SKSlovakia1,4453
UKUnited Kingdom0,9711

Remarks:

  • According to EU recommendation: ISO-3166-alpha-2 codes, except for Greece (EL) and United Kingdom (UK).
  • Finland: The tariff is a simple average of the tariffs of the three largest companies with market power in Finland (Elisa, Telia, DNA).
  • Hungary: In Hungary no one-off fee are charged.
  • The product is not regulated in Bulgaria, the Netherlands and Romania.

b) LLU activation of new loop

"without works at end user premises"
Country CodeCountryIndex
ATAustria
1,6059
BEBelgium1,3543
BGBulgaria0,0000
CYCyprus0,2745
CZCzech Republic0,6425
DKDenmark1,3187
EEEstonia0,8455
ELGreece0,6019
ESSpain0,8176
FIFinland1,1098
FRFrance0,7366
HRCroatia0,2917
HUHungary0,0000
IEIreland1,3611
ISIcelandn.a.
ITItaly1,2077
LILiechtenstein1,3136
LTLithuania0,1899
LULuxembourg1,5750
LVLatvian.a.
MTMalta1,8013
NLNetherlands0,0000
NONorway1,4960
PLPoland0,4931
PTPortugal0,0000
RORomania0,0000
SESwedenn.a.
SISlovenia0,6428
SKSlovakia0,0000
UKUnited Kingdom0,6193

Remarks:

  • According to EU recommendation: ISO-3166-alpha-2 codes, except for Greece (EL) and United Kingdom (UK).
  • Finland: The tariff is a simple average of the tariffs of the three largest companies with market power in Finland (Elisa, Telia, DNA).
  • Hungary: In Hungary no one-off fee are charged.
  • The product is not regulated in Bulgaria, the Netherlands and Romania.
  • The countries Portugal and Slovakia only supply prices on request.

c) "LLU Cancellation Charges"

Country CodeCountryIndex
ATAustria
n.a.
BEBelgium0,6954
BGBulgaria0,0000
CYCyprusn.a.
CZCzech Republicn.a.
DKDenmark1,1795
EEEstonian.a.
ELGreece0,3625
ESSpainn.a.
FIFinlandn.a.
FRFrance0,2895
HRCroatia0,3434
HUHungary0,0000
IEIrelandn.a.
ISIcelandn.a.
ITItaly0,4986
LILiechtensteinn.a.
LTLithuanian.a.
LULuxembourgn.a.
LVLatvian.a.
MTMaltan.a.
NLNetherlands0,0000
NONorway1,8854
PLPoland0,2461
PTPortugaln.a.
RORomania0,0000
SESwedenn.a.
SISlovenia0,4488
SKSlovakian.a.
UKUnited Kingdomn.a.

Remarks:

  • According to EU recommendation: ISO-3166-alpha-2 codes, except for Greece (EL) and United Kingdom (UK).
  • Cancellation charges are only listed in Belgium, Denmark, Greece, France, Croatia, Italy, Norway, Poland and Slovenia. In all other countries, no tariff information was given or the product is not regulated.

International Tariff Comparison "Local Loop Unbundling (monthly charges)"

The results based on the application of German incumbent Telekom Deutschland GmbH for approval of tariffs for Local Loop Unbundling of 20 April 2019 (BK3c-22/002). The tariffs, approved by the Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA), were published in the Official Gazette No. 13 of 13 July 2022, Note No. 110/2022. Official Gazette subscription/dispatch (order form).

Accompanying the approval process, BNetzA carried out an international tariff comparison. The following tables show the current European tariff level of monthly Local Loop. Only those countries were included in the comparison that determine tariffs based on cost models or cost documentation and that comply with current EU regulation (EU member countries incl. Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the United Kingdom). The European tariffs are shown as Index values in comparison to the German tariff, i.e. the approved tariffs (net) of BNetzA (Ruling Chamber 3).

Approval period I: 01 July 2022 until 30 June 2027

Approval period II: 01 July 2027 until 30 June 2032

a) LLU Monthly Charges (for the 2-wire copper pair) - Main distribution frame (MDF-access)

Country CodeCountryIndex I:
01 July 2022 until 30 June 2027
Index II:
01 July 2027 until 30 June 2032
ATAustria0,6817
0,6552
BEBelgium0,8197
0,7879
BGBulgaria0,0000
0,0000
CYCyprus0,8169
0,7852
CZCzech Rep.0,631
0,6065
DKDenmark0,0000
0,0000
EEEstonia0,4638
0,4458
ELGreece0,7174
0,6895
ESSpain0,8075
0,7762
FIFinland1,6241
1,5611
FRFrance0,9061
0,8709
HRCroatia0,5014
0,4819
HUHungary0,4263
0,4097
IEIreland1,2009
1,1543
ISIcelandk.A.
k.A.
ITItaly0,8357
0,8032
LILiechtenstein1,1606
1,1155
LTLithuania0,2629
0,2527
LULuxembourg0,8178
0,7861
LVLatvia0,7831
0,7527
MTMalta0,8798
0,8457
NLNetherlands0,0000
0,0000
NONorway0,692
0,6652
PLPoland0,4582
0,4404
PTPortugal0,8441
0,8114
RORomania0,0000
0,0000
SESweden0,7737
0,7437
SISlovenia0,7596
0,7301
SKSlovak Rep.0,3944
0,3791
UKUnited Kingdom0,77090,7410

Remarks:

  • According to EU recommendation: ISO-3166-alpha-2 codes, except for Greece (EL) and United Kingdom (UK).
  • Finland: The tariff is a simple average of the tariffs of the three largest companies with market power in Finland (Elisa, Telia, DNA).
  • No regulation in Bulgaria, Denmark, the Netherlands and Romania.

b) LLU Monthly Charges (for the 2-wire copper pair) - Signal distribution frame (SDF-access)

Country CodeCountryIndex I:
01 July 2022 until 30 June 2027
Index II:
01 July 2027 until 30 June 2032
ATAustria0,8107
0,7792
BEBelgium0,0000
0,0000
BGBulgaria0,0000
0,0000
CYCyprus0,7876
0,7569
CZCzech Rep.0,9538
0,9167
DKDenmark0,0000
0,0000
EEEstonia0,7139
0,6861
ELGreece0,5809
0,5583
ESSpain0,0000
0,0000
FIFinland0,0000
0,0000
FRFrance1,3945
1,3403
HRCroatia0,0000
0,0000
HUHungary0,3988
0,3833
IEIreland1,4494
1,3931
ISIcelandk.A.
k.A.
ITItaly0,7659
0,7361
LILiechtenstein0,0000
0,0000
LTLithuania0,4046
0,3889
LULuxembourg0,7905
0,7597
LVLatvia1,2052
1,1583
MTMalta0,9538
0,9167
NLNetherlands0,0000
0,0000
NONorway0,8584
0,8250
PLPoland0,0000
0,0000
PTPortugal0,0000
0,0000
RORomania0,0000
0,0000
SESweden1,0361
0,9958
SISlovenia0,0000
0,0000
SKSlovak Rep.0,0000
0,0000
UKUnited Kingdom1,08821,0458

Remarks:

  • According to EU recommendation: ISO-3166-alpha-2 codes, except for Greece (EL) and United Kingdom (UK).
  • No regulation in Bulgaria, Denmark, the Netherlands and Romania.
  • The product is not offered in Belgium, Spain, Finland, Croatia, Liechtenstein, Poland, Portugal Slovenia, and Slovakia.