Airtel Uganda raises corporate fixed internet service prices because of new tax

Airtel Uganda has announced a rise in fixed internet service prices for Airtel Business customers, after the government introduced a 12 percent excise duty on data. Customers using the business shared plan at 5 Mbps will now have to pay UGX 392,000, up from UGX 350,000. For dedicated internet and data plans, there will be an additional 12 percent excise tax based on case-by-case pricing that will be applicable.