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Airtel is calling on Internet Giants such as Google and Facebook to share revenue with Internet service providers

Internet, Mobile
Airtel wants piece of Google, Facebook revenues, Network operators globally say that Google’s search engine and YouTube video service generate huge amounts of traffic but do not compensate them for using their networks. Reports Business Airtel has revived the debate calling for big Internet companies such as Google and Facebook to share revenue with Internet service providers. The call by Airtel rekindles the debate sparked by Telkom’s Kenya former CEO Mickael Ghossein two years ago when he reckoned that Google should help to pay for the billions of shillings invested in networks for services that consume huge bandwidth like videos. Network operators globally say that Google’s search engine and YouTube video service generate huge amounts of traffic but do not compensate them for usi