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GCT Press Release on Amendment CST, Act 754

Notice Of Effect Of Increase In Communication Service Tax On Telecommunication Charges Following The Amendment Of The Communications Service Tax (CST), Act 754

Accra, September 14, 2019 – The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications on behalf of its members – AirtelTigo, MTN and Vodafone – wishes to notify its esteemed customers and the general public of the increase in Communication Service Tax. The government as part of the 2019 mid-year budget review amended the Act referenced above increasing CST from six per cent to nine per cent.  CST, as specified in Act 998, is a consumer tax and will thus have to be borne by consumers. This will require modifications of what customers pay in total for communication services.

MTN Celebrates MOMO at 10

MTN Ghana has begun the 10th-anniversary celebration of its Mobile Money (MoMo) service. As part of the celebration, the telecom giant is offering for grab, several amazing prizes to its customers. Notable among the prizes are 10 cars, Samsung televisions and smartphones.

Telcos experience More Cable Cuts

Telecommunication companies in Ghana last year (2013) experienced a depressing 30 percent increase in cable cuts. Two thousand one hundred and ten (2110) cable cuts were recorded last year compared to 1,605 in 2012 and 480 in 2011.