S. African Telecom Co. Says Rivals' Rates Anti-Competitive

Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT) -- Cell C, South Africa's third-largest cellphone operator, has lodged an antitrust complaint against competitors MTN Group and Vodacom with the country's competition watchdog, the company announced Wednesday.

Cell C said that its complaint centers on the manner in which MTN and Vodacom apply rates to their customers when they call users of other mobile networks. Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig alleges that the two firms give discounts when customers call within the network, but charge a penalty for calls to other networks.

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