Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at 07:30 EDT
TOKYO — Cell phone call charges average 39.4 yen per minute in Tokyo, the third highest among major world cities, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry. London has the highest average call charges, equivalent to 48.2 yen per minute, followed by Paris at 40.9 yen, the ministry said.
The other cities in the survey were New York, Seoul, Stockholm and Duesseldorf. The lowest average, equivalent to 11.7 yen, was found in New York. Among other findings, the cost of using Internet access services based on asymmetric digital subscriber line technology was the lowest in Tokyo for the sixth year in a row.
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