Mobile phone calls lowest in Finland, Netherlands and Sweden, says OECD

Finland, the Netherlands and Sweden have the lowest prices for mobile phone calls among OECD countries, according to the latest OECD Communications Outlook. The highest were found in Canada, Spain and the United States. Comparing prices on a medium-use basis for a package of 780 voice calls, 600 SMS, and eight MMS messages, the survey found monthly prices ranged from 11 to 53 US dollars across countries as of August 2008. The Communications Outlook compares domestic prices across countries for low-, medium- and high-use mobile phone users. The Communications Outlook says between 2006 and 2008 mobile phone call prices fell on average by 21 per cent for low usage consumers. Article