Telcos will face additional pricing headaches as the Ugandan government imposes a tax on social media users of 200 shillings (roughly 5 US cents) per day.
A mathematically inept analysis focuses on average monthly usage when the risks are driven by the deviation between months.
A Nobel prizewinner castigates the prices levied by US telcos, but his diagnosis of the causes is contrary to basic facts about the market.
Most UK telco customers could get a lower price, if they simply asked their existing provider for it.
Government tariff caps benefit customers who do not shop around, but discourage competition on price.