The CNMC lowers wholesale prices for indirect access NEBA

The CNMC has revealed the brand new prices that operators pays for capability in PAI (indirect access level) of the wholesale broadband service NEBA. The Spanish telecommunications regulator confirms that of the whole of 11.eight million fiber optic traces in Spain in accordance with March figures, there are 2.7 million in indirect access mode. In them, the FTTH line is owned by Telefónica, however it’s supplied by way of a 3rd operator.

21.2% drop subsequent 12 months

The National Commission of Markets and Competition explains that NEBA, to not be confused with NEBA Local, “It is characterised by a provincial-level supply of the corresponding site visitors, which justifies a payment for using that part of the Telefónica community, and which is dependent upon the worldwide capability demanded by the connections of every operator in every province.”

Among the obligations of the CNMC we discover the frequent updating of prices for capability. This is because of the truth that annually the site visitors will increase and, if the worth shouldn’t be revised, there can be a mismatch with respect to the price of providing the service. In addition, we now have the particular casuistry that site visitors has skyrocketed after the worldwide pandemic by coronavirus COVID-19.

The CNMC has chosen to mirror a 55% site visitors enhance, which is effectively above the standard development set at 26%. This new calculation has been revealed within the BOE and likewise despatched to the European Commission, BEREC, National Regulatory Authorities of different EU Member States and the Ministry of the Economy, with none remark being obtained.

During the method, allegations have been submitted by Colt Technology Services, SAU, Telefónica de España SAU, Orange Espagne SAU, Masmovil Ibercom SA, and the Association of enterprise telecommunications operators (Asotem). The result’s {that a} worth for 2021 of € 2.23 / Mbps (-21.2%), and for 2022 of € 1.97 / Mbps (-11.7%). The present one for 2020 was € 2.83 / Mbps.