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Utility Costs

TELECOMMUNICATION RATES

FIXED LINE(2018)

Installation fee

LBP 7,000

USD 4.6

Monthly Subscription

LBP 9,000

USD 6
Regular Usage Fee LBP 49 /min (07:00 - 21:00) USD 0.03
LBP 28 /min (21:00 - 07:00) USD 0.01
GSM Usage Fee LBP 166 /min USD 0.11
Internet Service Provider    (4-digit numbers usage Fee) LBP 49 /min (less than 1 hour) USD 0.03
LBP 750 /hour (1 – 15 hours) USD 0.5
LBP 500 /hour (16 – 300 hours) USD 0.33

 

MOBILE LINE(2018)

Line Fee (Regular line SIM card) LBP 75,000 USD 50
Monthly subscription fee (Regular line SIM card) LBP 22,500 USD 15
Line Fee (SIM card) - Recharge Vouchers LBP 7,500 Credit only
LBP 17,000 | 10 days + 5 days
LBP 34,000 | 30 days + 5 days
LBP 67,500 | 60 days + 5 days
LBP 102,000 | 90 days + 5 days

USD 5
USD 11.36
USD 17.06
USD 22.73
USD 45.45
USD 68.18

Monthly Subscription LBP 22,500 USD 15
Calls tariffs LBP 166 /min (8:00- 22:00) USD 0.25/min
LBP 225/min (22:00-8:00 & Sunday all day) USD 0.15/min
Local SMS rate LBP 75 /SMS (8:00- 22:00) USD 0.05/SMS
LBP 60 /SMS (22:00-24:00) USD 0.04/SMS
LBP 45 /SMS (24:00-8:00) USD 0.03/SMS
International SMS rate LBP 270 /SMS (8:00- 22:00) USD 0.18
LBP 210 /SMS (22:00-24:00) $0.14
LBP 165 /SMS (24:00-8:00) $0.11

Source: Ministry of Telecommunications, OGERO, Touch


 

DSL* (2018)

Up to 2Mbps Unlimited

LBP 60,000

USD 40

Up to 4Mbps 4 GB

LBP 24,000

USD 16

Up to 4Mbps Unlimited

LBP 90,000

USD 60

Open speed depending on DSL capacity 50 GB LBP 30,000 USD 20
Open speed depending on DSL capacity 100 GB LBP 45,000 USD 30
Open speed depending on DSL capacity 150 GB LBP 60,000 USD 40
Open speed depending on DSL capacity 200 GB LBP 70,000 USD 46.67
HDSL 2.3 2Mbps 100 GB LBP 100,000 USD 67
2 Mbps dedicated (fixed speed) Unlimited LBP 180,000 USD 120
4 Mbps  dedicated (fixed speed) Unlimited LBP 360 USD 240

 

FIBER OPTIC* (2018)

50 Mbps  300 GB LBP 75,000 USD 50
50 Mbps 400 GB LBP 100,000 USD 66.7
50 Mbps 500 GB LBP 120,000 USD 80
50 Mbps 700 GB LBP 168,000 USD 112
50 Mbps 1000 GB LBP 260,000 USD 160
Source: OGERO

A consumption beyond the capacity offered is considered as extra charge. Extra charge is calculated at a rate of 1,500 LBP/GB or 1 USD/GB for the first extra 50 GB consumed and 1,000 LBP/GB or 0.67 USD/GB for an extra consumption beyond 50 GB.


*Vat and taxes are excluded