The DFS Observatory At Columbia University

Welcome! The Digital Financial Services Observatory is a project of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI) at Columbia University Business School in New York. It is funded by the Gates Foundation.

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The Uganda Revenue Authority has proposed shifting existing "Over-the-Top" taxes, commonly referred to as the "social media tax" in Uganda, to a tax encompassing Internet data packages due to lower than expected revenues suspected to be

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Mobile network operator, MTN, announced in South Africa that its new mobile money service, "MoMo", will go live in 2020

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