By determination of 9 January 2003, following the determination of 14 November 2002, after which PT Comunicações submitted, on 19.12.02, the new access conditions of its customers to data transmission services offered by service providers, to be in force as from 01.02.03, as well as support information to the performed revision and, whereas:
a) Apart from compliance with the cost-orientation principle, ANACOM must, pursuant to Decree-Law no. 415/98, promote the economic efficiency of the services provided in the market and promote a competitive market;
b) In view of the urgency in revising the prices applicable to this service;
c) The definition of the entity responsible for fixing the prices to the public, should the parties fail to reach an agreement, may require a revision of the consequent right and/or obligation to invoice, and a sudden change of the model may have repercussions at the level of the data transmission services currently provided in the market;
d) The use of non-dedicated circuits using signalling system no. 7 may raise issues related to accounting for traffic at different prices;
e) The analysis of any possible integration of the access to data transmission services within RIO should require a previous hearing of the interested entities. However, it can also be considered within the integration of other services in RIO;
It was decided:
1. Pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 16 of Decree-Law no. 415/98, to ask PT Comunicações to change the prices contained in the submitted offer, considering the following maximum prices, which conditions will have to come into force on 01.02.03:
Price per conversation minute (figures in Euros/100)
Non-free retail price
Free retail price
Tariffs per second after the 1st second
The traffic concepts of local, regional and national as well as of peak and off-peak schedule are the ones defined in the FTS.
2. To revaluate this matter within the scope of any possible integration of the access to data transmission services and, possibly, of other services, under the RIO regime, in the first six-month period of 2003.