ESCCOM is an acronym for the Eswatini Communications Commission. ESCCOM is the regulatory body responsible for regulating the communications sector in Eswatini, constituting of telecommunication services and networks, broadcasting services, postal services and the use and allocation of radio spectrum. It derives its mandate from the Swaziland Communications Commission Act no. 10 of 2013.
ESCCOM regulates the electronic communications, broadcasting and postal industries in the public interest. Its key functions are to:
It is important to know how your service provider charges you for calls. Calls are usually charged in one of the following ways:
It is also important to note that different times of the day are charged differently. Most service providers divide the day into peak and off-peak periods and peak periods will have a higher charge. Sometimes there's a cost difference between weekday and weekend call rates. Make sure you ask your service provider about this so you know how much you'll pay for calls.