I’ve tried to calculate which mobile phone service would really be cheapest for me, based on my usage patterns, but I gave up in utter disgust at the complexity of it all. Next time I try and figure this out (which should be soon) I’m going to use telepriser.no, an updated customisable calculator provided by Post og teletilsynet, the Norwegian Post and Telecommunication Authority. Privatising telecommunciations sure didn’t lead to a system that could be easily maneouvered by consumers. In a slightly disconcerted way, I’m glad a little of my tax money has been spent on a calculator to explain the wiley ways of a market economy in practice.

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