The official auditor says the Communications Authority of Kenya has failed to account for billions of shillings of expenditure.
Joakim Reiter, External Affairs Director of Vodafone Group, says the EU single market is undermined by having different electronic comms rules in each country.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has joined the chorus demanding more regulation of the net globally, but are UK proposals tantamount to imposing a press regulator by the back door?
Whilst the government boasts of securing the ability to audit telco revenues in ‘real time’, the reality is Ghana’s taxpayers are paying for an expensive mechanism to tax themselves.
Uganda’s regulator will investigate MTN to see what more can be done about customers sending mobile money to the wrong numbers.
Ghana’s government paid two different firms to audit telco revenues, but say they did no work. So now they are paying yet more money to a third RA vendor.
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.
Gambia’s regulator claims that liberalization will leave them better able to monitor… but then lists so many things they will monitor that it becomes hard to believe.
The regulator’s botched implementation of controls to verify who buys SIMs has taken work away from young people and caused a nightmare for telcos.
GVG is being employed to implement a pan-African roaming settlement platform. Will it stop fraud and prevent African telecoms revenue being leaked overseas?