GAFA tax: Companies have received their tax notice

"Companies subject to this tax have received a tax notice for the payment of the 2020 installments," said Bruno Lemaire. Not to mention the possible wrath of the American authorities, the GAFA have already taken the lead. Here's how.   The negotiations on the digital tax at the OECD have come to naught. “We had suspended the collection of the tax until the OECD negotiations were concluded. This negotiation failed, so we will collect a tax on the digital giants next December, "explained Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister of the Economy, in mid-October. "Companies subject to this tax have received a tax notice for the payment of the 2020 installments," the Ministry of the Economy said today. Facebook and Amazon "are among the companies" which have been notified "in recent days", assures for its part the Financial Times. So after firing the first ones, what should the French authorities expect from now on? Has

Access To Electricity And Television In Benin: Canal + Benin And Engie Fenix Benin Seal A Partnership

At Canal Olympia (Cotonou) on Tuesday September 15, 2020, Canal + Bénin and Engie Fenix ​​Bénin have formalized their partnership. Partnership accompanied by an offer to allow the Beninese population, especially those in areas not connected to the conventional electricity network, to have access to electricity and therefore to enjoy Canal + package programs. Now, for her, information and entertainment are close at hand. The announcement of the good news was during a press conference.

Access To Electricity And Television In Benin: Canal + Benin And Engie Fenix Benin Seal A Partnership

It's official ! the Canal + package is now available to everyone with the Fenix-Benin offer! The last of the Beninese, regardless of the landlocked area where they are, can easily follow the Canal + channels. The undisputed leader in the provision of TV programs in West Africa, Canal + and Engie Fenix-Benin, specializing in the design of solar kits for African populations, unite to form what they call '' The entertainment leader solar power in Benin ''. By partnering with Canal + Bénin, leader in the television market, Engie Fenix ​​Bénin, an off-grid solar energy supplier, is creating a new offer including access to channels and radios from the canal + packages. This all-in-1 offer combines a Fenix ​​home solar system with the Canal + decoder and antenna, as well as a package of more than 120 TV and radio channels. In addition to a large selection of Beninese and African channels, subscribers will find in their offer major labels such as A +, Action, RTL 9, Infosport +, Télétoon +, France 24 and Trace Africa. The Fenix-Benin offer is available throughout the country and can be purchased in cash or on credit at a price of 360,000 F Cfa with a one-year Canal + subscription.

“In this work which is ours to broadcast entertainment through our Canal + packages, we have a brake, a limitation. This limitation, of course, is access to electricity since until now we have not yet been able to provide moments of entertainment to households that were not electrified. This is the main obstacle to our development. This is why we welcomed with great pleasure and enthusiasm the delegation of Engie Fenix-Bénin, which came to see us to talk to us about this partnership project, ”explains Jonathan Lett, Managing Director of Canal + Benin. A partnership which, according to his words, aims to bring to households, to populations who are not electrified, an offer of Canal + bouquets to offer entertainment and pleasure to everyone in Benin wherever they are. is located. An extremely original and unique offer in Africa, he believes, since it is the first partnership in Africa where we build an offer adapted to our non-electrified customers with a lot of flexibility, an attractive price and to be able to benefit from the programs. the most interesting. For DG Canal +, “This partnership allows us to take a step forward; to open up our possibilities ”. A television offering with top-of-the-range and quality programs, followed by Philippe Robert, Managing Director Engie Fenix ​​Benin. To hear him, “There is a strong demand in Benin for alternative forms to the electricity promised by the conventional electricity grid and these alternative forms, these are decentralized solar kits… We know very well that the conventional electricity grid does not. will never be able to meet the electricity needs of 100% of the African population… Fenix ​​Benin is also a market share in the solar energy sector not connected to the grid (62%) ”. In less than 2 years, Engie Fenix ​​Benin has provided access to electricity to more than 70,000 Beninese households. Access which will now be accompanied by Canal + packages.