Harnessing the financial potential of the telecoms sector

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The United Nations advises developing countries to implement innovative financing mechanisms to raide funds for development projects. One way of raising governmental revenue is through surcharges, which can be placed on financial transactions, air tickets or carbon emissions. 

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The United Nations advises developing countries to implement innovative financing mechanisms to raide funds for development projects. One way of raising governmental revenue is through surcharges, which can be placed on financial transactions, air tickets or carbon emissions. 

 

Another option to use to raise governmental funds is by adding a micro-surcharge on telecommunications. This is a tax-based innovative financing mechanism. "A quick calculation, based on the 569 billion minutes of total international voice traffic recorded in 2014, shows that micro-surcharges of US$0.01 or US$0.05 per minute would have yielded close to US$5.7 billion and US$28.5 billion respectively that year."

 

Collecting micro-surcharges from international incoming calls requires the use of real-time data collection and processing systems. 

 

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The United Nations advises developing countries to implement innovative financing mechanisms to raide funds for development projects. One way of raising governmental revenue is through surcharges, which can be placed on financial transactions, air tickets or carbon emissions. 

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The United Nations advises developing countries to implement innovative financing mechanisms to raide funds for development projects. One way of raising governmental revenue is through surcharges, which can be placed on financial transactions, air tickets or carbon emissions. 

 

Another option to use to raise governmental funds is by adding a micro-surcharge on telecommunications. This is a tax-based innovative financing mechanism. "A quick calculation, based on the 569 billion minutes of total international voice traffic recorded in 2014, shows that micro-surcharges of US$0.01 or US$0.05 per minute would have yielded close to US$5.7 billion and US$28.5 billion respectively that year."

 

Collecting micro-surcharges from international incoming calls requires the use of real-time data collection and processing systems. 

 

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The United Nations advises developing countries to implement innovative financing mechanisms to raide funds for development projects. One way of raising governmental revenue is through surcharges, which can be placed on financial transactions, air tickets or carbon emissions. 

 

Another option to use to raise governmental funds is by adding a micro-surcharge on telecommunications. This is a tax-based innovative financing mechanism. "A quick calculation, based on the 569 billion minutes of total international voice traffic recorded in 2014, shows that micro-surcharges of US$0.01 or US$0.05 per minute would have yielded close to US$5.7 billion and US$28.5 billion respectively that year."

 

Collecting micro-surcharges from international incoming calls requires the use of real-time data collection and processing systems. 

 

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