One-Time Initial Authorization Fees in Selected Countries, 2007

 

Country

One-Time Initial Authorization Fee

Licence Types/Services

Algeria

USD 2.05 million

VoIP

Armenia

USD 1,887

 

USD 943

USD 189

 

Provision of voice telephony services

Provision of telegraphy services

Provision of data (including Internet) services

Australia

USD 2,500

Carrier licence

Bahrain

USD 2,652

 

 

 

USD 13,262

 

 

 

 

USD 26,525

 

 

USD 53,050

 

 

USD 92,838

Value Added Services Licence; ISP Licence; Internet Exchange Services Licence.

 

Individual Paging Services Licence; Individual VSAT Licence; Individual Public Access Mobile Radio Service Licence

 

International Telecommunications Services Licence

 

International Telecommunications Facility Licence

 

Individual National Fixed Services Licence

Barbados

USD 150

 

USD 2,5000

 

USD 150

 

USD 250

Data communications

 

Fixed Wireless

 

Value-added Services

 

Internet Services

Belgium

EUR 546

 

Electronic communications public network licence, Public telephone services licence; voice services licence

Canada

NIL

Basic International Telecommunications Services

India

Varies

 

 

 

USD 0.7 million

 

USD 22.2 million

 

USD 5.5 million

Basic Services, Cellular Mobile Service Provider,  Unified Access Service License (sic)

VSAT

National Long Distance

International Long Distance

Jordan

USD 140,000

 

USD 45,000

Public Telecommunications—Individual Licence

 

Public Telecommunications—Class Licence

Kenya

Bid price

 

 

USD 214,285.70

 

USD 12,500

 

USD 1,492.53

Domestic Fixed Network, Mobile Operators

 

Data Carrier Network Operators

 

GMPCS Satellite Operator

 

GMPCS Service Provider; Internet Exchange Points; Internet Service Provider, Value Added Services

Mozambique

USD 1 million

 

 

USD 115,050,000

 

 

USD 2,500

Carrier licence (domestic fixed line)

 

Mobile cellular network (mobile domestic long distance)

 

Value-added services

Pakistan

USD 5,000

 

 

 

USD 10,000

 

USD 500,000

 

USD 100,000

 

USD 291 million

 

USD 1,666

 

USD 667

Data Class Value Added Service Licence, Voice Class Value Added Services Licence

 

Fixed Local Loop

 

International Long Distance

 

Infrastructure Licence

 

Cellular Mobile (CMT) Licence

 

Tower Licence (all Pakistan)

 

Tower Licence (per province)

Rwanda

US 1,786

 

USD 5,000

 

USD 357

Mobile Telephony

 

Internet Service Provider

 

Single fixed VSAT terminal

St. Lucia

USD 7,500

 

 

 

 

 

USD 18,600

 

USD 1,887

 

USD 189

Fixed Public Network and Services; Public Mobile Network and Services; Internet Network and Services; Public Radio and Paging

 

Submarine cable

 

Full ISP; Value Added Service

 

Restricted ISP

United States

USD 965

International Long Distance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: ITU World telecommunication Regulatory Database.

 

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