Kenya: Study Shows Taxes On Internet Services Pushing Users Offline

29 November 2019

Internet

A new study has revealed that taxation regimes imposed without public consultation and impact assessment have increased barriers and pushed people offline, limiting access to information and services.

The Regulatory Treatment of Over the Top Services study did its analysis in a number of countries among them Uganda.

The study was released by Mozilla and the African Union Commission (AUC) after examining the misconceptions, challenges and real life impact of additional taxes on over the top services (OTTs) imposed by governments across Africa. Read the full article on Daily Nation here.