Benin

Benin latest West African country to levy tax on mobile money operators

The country’s 5% tax on digital services now encompasses the Fintech space.
Tawanda Karombo
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1:40
Mar 30, 2021

Sonatel contracted to manage Benin's SBIN

Resolution reached at the end of a Council of Ministers’ meeting.
1:30
Oct 26, 2020

Benin ISP Isocel raises €6-million for aggressive network expansion

Company plans to deploy 500km of fibre optic network by end of 2021.
3:30
May 15, 2020

Brit stranded in West Africa launches Corona app

AdamStart’s COVID-19 kit initiative links up with KnowCovid19 Nigeria platform.
2:00
Apr 23, 2019

Isocel expands fibre footprint in Benin

First phase of fibre optic project launched in Cotonou.
1:50
Dec 11, 2018

Benin intros new tariff rules on voice, data and SMS

Regulator sets framework for future price adjustment and implementation.
2:10
Aug 31, 2018

Benin to tax social media

President Patrice Talon adoption of a decree created in July 2018 draws widespread criticism.
2:10

Benin launches competition to bolster start-up ecosystem

Organisation's Executive Secretary says contest will reward impact made by local founders and their start-ups.
2:30

Benin implements West Africa free roaming

West African nation has joined seven others within the ECOWAS by applying the Abidjan protocol on free roaming from 1 March.
2:20
Jan 24, 2018

Beninese Glo-Mobile subscribers given 12 week deadline for move to Etisalat

Telecoms regulator says reassignment of subscribers after failed license negotiations can now get underway.
1:00
Jan 3, 2018

Globacom mum on Benin license dilemma

Company second operator in four months instructed to exit the country.
1:40
Nov 20, 2017

MTN Benin's CEO forced to exit country

Operator confirms development but tight-lipped over details.
2:00
Nov 10, 2017

MTN Benin under investigation over outstanding US$213m frequency fees

Mobile operator confirms notification from local regulator.