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Tax on Int’l calls

22 November 2010 08:53 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Local call chargers will be reduced to Rs.1.50 from 2 per minute, while a tax of Rs. 2 per minute will be added to International calls from June, the President said during the Budget speech.

  Comments - 8

  • Jane Monday, 22 November 2010 02:21 PM

    Educate the poor ! technology is the way out !

    indike Monday, 22 November 2010 02:24 PM

    Sri Lanka's calls charges are way expensive than the USA.
    Not very inviting for businesses.

    Above the crowd Monday, 22 November 2010 03:23 PM

    Take all your calls now!!!

    ampare son Monday, 22 November 2010 03:49 PM

    problem is Poor internet conection i mean broband or whatever.

    Lalindra Monday, 22 November 2010 09:31 AM

    Use Skype......

    Anemagekata Tuesday, 23 November 2010 01:33 AM

    The increased cost of communication will make Sri Lankans products more uncompetitive in the international market further.

    Sri Lanka was a net exporter of spices, and now we are already an net importer.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 22 November 2010 12:34 PM

    What the right hand is giving, left hand is taking. Pray hard that they dont get some bright ideas to block web chatting avenues like Skype.

    Ranjit Monday, 22 November 2010 01:17 PM

    Rich will use the skype while the poor will pay the tax for ME calls.

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