Telcos close interconnection deals, but customers unlikely to benefit soon

Smyth, Robert
April 2002
Budapest Business Journal;4/15/2002, Vol. 10 Issue 19, p11
Reports on the telecommunication interconnection deals between PanTel Rt, and eTel Hungary Kft in Hungary. Agreement on voice over internet protocol telephony services for PanTel customers; Concentration of PanTel on corporate customers; Disagreement of eTel with Mat�v on the interconnection rates.


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