ISDN Services

ISDN stands for Integrated Services Digital Network. It utilizes the traditional twist-copper telephone line, but provides fully digital communication facilities to the customer premise, and allows digital high speed transmission of voice, video and data over the same digital link.

Fully digital ISDN network offers dramatic increase in the transmission speeds, and therefore empowers a whole new breed of applications: video-conferencing, LAN to LAN connection, remote surveillance system, leased line back-up, and digital office phone, etc.

Services Plan:

1.     Basic Rate Interface (BRI): Transmission speed in BRI is up to 128Kbps (including 2 x 64Kbps channels).

2.     Primary Rate Interface (PRI): Transmission speed in PRI is up to 2Mbps (including 30 x 64Kbps channels).

Tariff

INTEGRATED SERVICES DIGITAL NETWORK

ACCESS CHARGE (Notes 1, 2 & 3)

Basic

Rate

Access

(2B + D)

Primary

Rate

Access

(30B + D)

1

Installation charge

$ 840

$ 3,700

2

Monthly rental (includes 2 ISDN numbers)

$ 250

$ 3,080

3

Internal removal (Note 4)

$ 150

$ 150

4

External removal within same building (Note 4)

$ 250

$ 250

5

External removal to another building (Note 4)

$ 800

$ 800

6

Additional number, per number, per month

$ 10

$ 10

7

Change of ISDN number, per number (Note 9)

$ 150

$ 150

8

Registration of change of subscriber (Note 9)

$ 200

$ 200

9

Work ordered then cancelled before commencement (Note 4)

$ 100

$ 100

10

Choice of special telephone number (in accordance with the list approved by the Macau Government), single fee per number (Note 7)

$ 2,000

$ 2,000

11

IDD barring - permanent exchange facility, annual rental

$ 275

$ 275

USAGE CHARGE (Note 5)

1

Local communications, per minute per 64 kbps channel (Note 6 & 8)

$ 0.13

$ 0.13

2

International communications, per minute per 64 kbps channel (Note 6)

2.1

Australia

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.2

Belgium

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.3

Canada

$ 7.00

$ 7.00

2.4

China P.R.

Doumen, Gongbei & Zhuhai

$ 2.30

$ 2.30

Shekki & Zhongshan

$ 2.50

$ 2.50

Rest of Guangdong Province

$ 3.80

$ 3.80

Extra Guangdong Province

$ 4.20

$ 4.20

2.5

France

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.6

Germany

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.7

Hong Kong

$ 3.00

$ 3.00

2.8

Indonesia

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.9

Japan

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.10

South Korea

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.11

Malaysia

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.12

Netherlands

$ 9.50

$ 9.50

2.13

New Zealand

$ 15.50

$ 15.50

2.14

Portugal

$ 9.50

$ 9.50

2.15

Singapore

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.16

Taiwan

$ 7.50

$ 7.50

2.17

Thailand

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.18

United Kingdom

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

2.19

U.S.A.

$ 9.90

$ 9.90

Notes

Note 1

CTM is responsible for providing the service up to the U interface. Customer equipment, such as Network Terminations (NT), Terminal Adaptors (TA) and Terminal Equipment (TE) are customers' choice and responsibility.

Note 2

The minimum period of service subscription is 1 month for Basic Rate Access and 3 months for Primary Rate Access.

Note 3

The one-off installation charges and the monthly rentals corresponding to the minimum subscription periods shall be paid in advance prior to the commencement of installation work.

Note 4

This charge is equal to the same charge existing in the PSTN.

Note 5

The local and international usage charges are for the usage of the ISDN network, and are applicable to voice and/or data communications.

Note 6

The charging unit for local and international communications is 6 seconds per 64 kbps channel.

Note 7

The charge will be returned when a change in location occurs and the respective customer does not wish to choose another special number.

Note 8

Local ISDN usage is free when access to the Internet.

Note 9

This is a single fee.