Modern Equivalent Asset (MEA)

Calculating costs for the use of a telecommunications network

Bern, 14.03.2014 - Telecom operators should pay cost-based prices for access to the Swisscom network, based on a modern cost calculation model. The Federal Council has revised the relevant Telecommunications Services Ordinance (TSO), because the pricing of unbundled copper connections (last mile) must be based on modern technologies. The revised TSO enters into force on 1 July 2014.

Information letter of ComCom (19th July 2012)

Information letter of ComCom for the attention of the telecommunication services providers in Switzerland regarding Modern Equivalent Assets (MEA) [letter only in German and French]

Public consultation on alternative methods of price regulation (Mai-June 2012)

The public consultation on the study "Analysis of alternative methods of price regulation" in regulated wholesale markets in the telecommunications sector ran from 23 May to 20 June 2012. 11 comments were submitted to OFCOM.

Public survey of experts (January-March 2012): regulated wholesale prices in the telecommunications market

OFCOM conducted a public survey of experts in relation to price regulation in the telecommunications sector. In so doing, the Office wished to create a possible future calculation model for regulated prices on the wholesale market.