Niger plans to reinstate tax on international calls in 2019

Tuesday 2 October 2018 | 10:48 CET | News
Niger is to reintroduce a tax on international calls in 2019, accusing telecom companies of failing to honour commitments to improve services, AFP reported, citing a parliamentary source. The tax was dropped earlier this year but is being resurrected in the provisional 2019 budget, a member of the parliament's economic affairs committee told the news agency. It will be set at CFA 50 to CFA 88 per minute for incoming international calls, according to the government's draft legislation. 

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