African operators losing revenues.

Position:Telecoms - Industry overview - Brief article

African telecom operators are losing revenues totalling more than $1bn that should be paid to them by overseas operators who are failing to properly bill when international calls are placed to Africa, according to Intec Telecom Systems, a leading South Africa-based billing software provider. These losses are a major reason behind the high price of international calls in Africa. The lack of up-to-date billing systems between telecom companies is held responsible.

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