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Utility Costs

TELECOMMUNICATION RATES

Fixed Line (2016)
Deposit Fee

LBP 5,000

USD 3.3

Value-Added Tax

LBP 5,000

USD 3.3
Fiscal Stamp LBP 2,000 USD 1.3
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 (2016)

Connection Fee LBP 75,000 USD 50
Monthly Subscription LBP 22,500 USD 15
Calls tariffs LBP 166 / min USD 0.11
Local SMS rate LBP 75 /SMS USD 0.05
International SMS rate LBP 271 /SMS USD 0.18

Source: Ministry of Telecommunications, OGERO, Touch


 

DSL* (2017)

4 Mbps 40 GB

USD 16

2 Mbps Unlimited

USD 40

4 Mbps Unlimited

USD 60

Open speed depending on DSL capacity 50 GB USD 20
Open speed depending on DSL capacity 100 GB USD 30
Open speed depending on DSL capacity 150 GB USD 40
Open speed depending on DSL capacity 200 GB USD 46.67
HDSL 100 GB USD 67
2 Mbps dedicated (fixed speed) Unlimited USD 120
4 Mbps  dedicated (fixed speed) Unlimited USD 240

Fiber Optic* (2017)

50 Mbps  300 GB USD 50
50 Mbps 400 GB USD 66.7
50 Mbps 500 GB USD 80
50 Mbps 700 GB USD 112
50 Mbps 1000 GB USD 160
Source: Ministry of Telecommunications, 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.