The Morning Call
Another telecommunication firm is set for closure in Niger.
Barely a month after the closure of French telecoms group Orange because of a tax dispute, the country’s biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of the Bharti Airtel group is on the chopping board.
On Saturday the government ordered the closure of Airtel which has been present in Niger since 2001 and holds a 51 percent market share.
According to the government the company has unpaid taxes of 107 million dollars.
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