Mobile cellular prepaid connection charge

Please cite the International Telecommunication Union for third-party use of these data. The initial, one-time charge for a new postpaid subscription. Refundable deposits should not be counted. Although some operators waive the connection charge, this does not include the cost of the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card. The price of the SIM card should be included in the connection charge. It should also be noted if free minutes or free SMS are included in the connection charge. Taxes should be included. If not included, it should be specified in a note including the tax rate applicable. This indicator is expressed in local currency.