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Posts Tagged ‘Mobile Tax’

  • Mobile Phone

    Ghana set to abolish mobile phone tax

    December 2, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana set to abolish mobile phone tax

    The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has welcomed Ghana’s commitment to abolish pricey import duties on smartphones. The Ghanian government has announced these first steps in a drive to enable affordable internet access through policy reform....

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    GSMA to review mobile taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    September 2, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on GSMA to review mobile taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The GSMA has called upon governments in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to review their approach to the increasing tax burden imposed on the mobile industry. The GSMA released two studies that explore various aspects of mobile-specific taxation in Africa and show...

  • New Kenya mobile tax worries industry

    February 16, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on New Kenya mobile tax worries industry

    A new government tax on mobile phone operators in Kenya has many companies believing the move will eat into their earnings in order to support the bolstering of telecommunications services in areas of the country previously considered unviable. The government...