Ghana operators to cut tariffs

Ghana operators to cut tariffs

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications announced telecom operators in the country will reduce call and data tariffs, in a reflection of a recent tax cut by the government.

In a statement, the industry body which represents the telcos in Ghana, said its “members (mobile network operators) will adjust tariffs” in reaction to the 4% reduction in Communications Service Tax by the government on September 15.

Ghanaian customers will see a 5% tariff cut, stated the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, which will be “applied through a tariff adjustment on the products and services of our members”.

The industry body counts as members: AirTel Tigo, MTN Ghana and Vodafone. It stated operators will notify customers of the discount upon the completion of modification exercises.

Dr Ing Edem Ashigbey, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications CEO said: “The tariff adjustment program means when our customers pay the same price they would enjoy more, which is in line with the Government’s measures in alleviating cost burden on citizens in the wake of the global pandemic.”

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