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RFP deadline extended to 31st August: Study to assess the potential of the NOFN for rural connectivity in India. For more details see RFP.

Bangladesh government’s effort to slow down mobile growth finally likely to bear results

In its 2005-06 budget (Khaleda Zia) the Bangladesh government imposed a regressive Taka 900 tax on each SIM that was issued.   We describe the tax as regressive because, if it was passed on to customers, it would hurt the low-user segment (generally the poorer segment) of the market more, because it’s a fixed tax that […]

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