Global Voice Group says its telco tax audits generate lots of money for African governments. The Republic of Guinea says otherwise.
It is no surprise that GVG can afford better lawyers than the imbecilic governments and regulators that sign contracts with them.
Are new Russian operators being established so quickly in occupied territory because the military relies on civilian networks, or could there be a darker purpose?
Government Minister Samuel Rapapa says Global Voice Group (GVG) was awarded its contract illegally.
The Nigerian government says a 5 percent tax will be imposed on all calls, SMS messages and data usage.
The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) tendered for a replacement to the existing national RA system.
The 217mn inhabitants of the world’s seventh-largest country are told that telcos need revenue assurance to be imposed from outside.
Global Voice Group dominates traffic monitoring in Africa, but Zimbabwe’s curbs on mobile money will interfere with their roadmap.
Representatives of Uganda’s comms regulator flew 2,300 miles just to ‘benchmark’ the performance of Ghana’s national RA system.
Raymond Wodi first sought to obtain the contract to check Nigeria’s telco taxes in 2015, the year before new taxes were imposed.