Perhaps eight African countries will adopt national revenue, tax and anti-simbox audits like those imposed on Ghanian telcos.
The global test call vendor will execute 400,000 calls a month as part of a national program to detect fraud.
Ghana’s telcos received contradictory letters from the government tax collectors and the comms regulator, disputing which body has the right to audit international traffic.
The offices of Vodafone Ghana were threatened with closure after a ‘miscommunication’ with the Ministry of Finance.
Judging by press headlines, Ghana’s intense public arguments about fraud management, price controls and interconnection reveal a worsening rift between government and telcos.
Ghana’s extraordinary public row over simbox fraud and revenue auditing continues with Tigo slamming claims it has underpaid taxes.
Ghana’s extraordinarily public and political fight over simbox fraud continues with an opposition MP denouncing the government and Vodafone defending its reputation.
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