Multiple taxes will harm telecoms sector’s growth

Mobile, a subsector of the telecommunications industry, is now the primary gateway to the Internet for consumers in many parts of the world, particularly in developing countries. Despite this, governments in many of these countries are increasingly imposing sector-specific taxes on consumers of mobile services, devices, and mobile operators, in addition to general taxes. This […]

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The difficulties of doing business in Nigeria: MTN and Airtel’s 2022 H1 reports

Airtel Africa and MTN Nigeria announced their 2022 first half (H1) financial reports last week. While excellent by many standards, the financial statements were hampered by the difficulties of doing business in Nigeria. Airtel Africa held a conference call with investors and analysts on Thursday, July 28, to answer questions about its half-year 2022 results […]

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