Monday, 15 August 2022

Romania imposes 4% tax on streaming platforms

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 15 June 22

As telcos call for so-called over-the-top (OTT) players to contribute financially to infrastructure costs, Romania is already moving ahead with a direct tax on the profits of streaming services like Netflix

In recent months, European operators have once again been urging regulators to force big tech companies to help pay for their expensive infrastructure rollouts. In a recent study from the European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO), the telcos argued that Meta, Alphabet, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Netflix should contribute &euro…

In recent months, European operators have once again been urging regulators to force big tech companies to help pay for their expensive infrastructure rollouts. In a recent study from the European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO), the telcos argued that Meta, Alphabet, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Netflix should contribute &euro…

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