SIM box operators in Ghana: Profits, Business, Government, GSM Operators
March 27, 2019

SIM box operators in Ghana: Profits, Business, Government, GSM Operators

Simboxing in Ghana is so popular that there are special USSD codes (for instance 02xxxxxxxx Simbox to 419 – Report SIM-Box fraud) and which could be send by any citizen. But won’t it cause some inconveniences if someone want to settle scores with ex-girl or business competitor phone number or just joke? Seems not so good right?

Let’s make a review of articles about simboxing in Ghana and get 2-3 highlights from each. Lets start our journey around activities of SIM box operators.
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Simboxing fraud still thrives in Africa - example of Uganda
March 12, 2019

SimBox fraud still thrives in Africa – example of Uganda

Because of its enormous profitability, sim boxing, or so-called “grey traffic”, is very popular in Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria and many other African countries.

Huge revenues

According to the survey made by Revector, the principal anti-fraud and security provider, telecom companies had lost more than 20% of profit due to sim boxing. And some operators up to 70% of annual revenue. Such losses could not help affecting Ugandan tax revenues. For instance, in 2015 the representatives of the Financial Intelligence Authority reported 144 million dollars of state loss during the past 3 years because of the grey traffic operations.

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