Under the Treaty, ECTEL has the power to recommend a regional policy on the pricing of telecommunications services. ECTEL has recommended a regional Price Cap Plan for the regulation of fixed services offered by Cable & Wireless in the ECTEL Member States.
Price Regulation mechanism in the ECTEL Member States:
The Telecommunications Acts in each Member State gives the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority with the power to regulate the prices for telecommunications services. This means they have the power to approve the rules and guidelines for how the tariffs of regulated telecommunications services are to be determined or changed by service a service provider whose tariffs are regulated.