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Belgian operators take stand against Walloon tax plans

Monday 9 December 2013 | 08:48 CET | News
Belgian mobile operators Proximus (Belgacom), Mobistar (Orange) and Base (KPN) have requested an emergency meeting with the Walloon government to discuss tax plans for GSM masts, Express.be reported. The tax of EUR 8,000 per year per mast would balance the Walloon budget. There are around 3,000 mobile phone masts in Wallonia; these would provide the government with. EUR 24 million in tax revenue. The operators said that the municipalities may also be able to charge a separate fee, bringing the total tax revenue from masts to EUR 72 million. Proximus , Mobistar and Base said they have already

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Belgacom / KPN / Mobistar / Orange / Proximus
Countries: Belgium
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