Tanzanian govt mulls charging for Whatsapp calls amid falling revenue

Monday 15 March 2021 | 10:27 CET | News
The Tanzanian government is working out a plan to charge for WhatsApp calls, in efforts to recoup revenue it has been losing to falling international traffic charges, The Citizen reported. ICT minister Faustine Ndugulile told the daily that the government was looking into ways of preventing loss of revenue occasioned by WhatsApp calls. He said TCRA was currently analysing the Telecommunication Traffic Monitoring System (TTMS), with a view to looking into the best modality to prevent revenue losses.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: TCRA / WhatsApp
Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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