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Airtel to maintain the price of data though 12% of the excise duty has been added

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Airtel not to change its prices of data

Airtel Uganda has announced that it will maintain its pre-paid data prices despite the new 12% Excise Duty on internet, which is taking effect starting July 1st, 2021.The abolition of the over The Top tax by Ugandan government led to passing of the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill 2021 by the Parliament of Uganda on April 29th, 2021.

The Chief Commercial Officer Airtel Uganda Mr Mr Amit Kapur said that with the effect of this month our subscribers will not be required to pay OTT in order to access social media websites and Apps. We shall institutionalize the 12% excise tax as mandated by the Government of Uganda, however, Airtel Uganda will absorb the excise duty for all pre-paid packs, thus maintaining our pre-paid data prices till further notice which will allow Airtel Uganda customers to enjoy and connect with the world seamlessly using our affordable and reliable 4G Smartphone network with no limitation.

Therefor our customers should browser all day using the best Ugandan Smartphone network.

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