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The convention under which the party originating a call pays the entire end-to-end cost of the communication. In particular, in the mobile sector, this implies that the calling party pays the “airtime charge” for termination on the mobile handset.

Source Publication:
OECD, 2004, Access Pricing in Telecommunications, OECD, Paris, Glossary of Terms.

Cross References:
Receiving Party Pays (RPP)

Statistical Theme: Science and technology statistics

Created on Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Last updated on Wednesday, July 13, 2005