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5% Communications Service Tax reduction takes effect today

he reduction of the Communications Services Tax (CST) to four per cent takes effect today Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Government in 2018 increased the CST charge from 6% to 9% after the finance minister announced it in the Supplementary Budget. However, almost a year after taking the decision, government under …

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MTN goes to Supreme Court over monopoly saga

Telecommunications giant, MTN Ghana, has filed a writ at the Supreme Court for a review of the decision by the High Court to dismiss its suit against the National Communications Authority over monopoly claims. A statement by the largest telecoms operator in the country stated that MTN “would like to …

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Court throws out MTN case against NCA over monopoly

An Accra High Court has dismissed an application by MTN seeking to quash the directive of the National Communication Authority to classify it as a significant market player in the telecommunications industry. The court in a 33 page ruling dismissed the case while awarding a cost f ghc10,000 against MTN. …

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MTN drags NCA to court over monopoly saga

  Telecommunication giant, MTN, has dragged the National Communication Authority to court over attempts by the regulator to break up the near-monopoly of the company. In a statement, MTN said despite consultations with NCA, the company was left with no choice than to resort to the court to seek redress. …

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MTN reacts to NCA’s ‘monopoly breaking policies’

Telecommunications giant, Mobile Telephone Network (MTN), has responded to media reports on the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) decision to implement some specific policies to ensure a level-playing field for all network operators within the telecommunications industry. The new policies, according to the reports, are due to MTN’s huge market share …

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MTN to announce compensation for network disruption

Telecoms giant, MTN, says it is finalising modalities to compensate its subscribers for the major network disruption last week. Corporate Services Executive at the leading mobile network operator, Sam Koranteng, said discussions on the compensation package will soon be announced. “At MTN, when our subscribers have gone through some discomfort …

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MTN exits towers businesses in Ghana and Uganda

MTN Group has agreed to sell its towers businesses in Ghana and Uganda as Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator refocuses on high-growth markets on the continent and in the Middle East. Clashes with regulators in Nigeria, Uganda and elsewhere have crimped growth, prompting the company to announce a $1 billion …

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MTN unhappy with NCA directive

MTN Ghana has expressed deep concern about the recent sanctions by the National Communications Authority, considering what it describes as the efforts put in place to resolve the issues following the receipt of varied complaints on December 2, 2019. The telecom regulator fined the telecommunications giant a total of GHS110, …

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