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La GSMA accueille favorablement la décision du gouvernement brésilien de réduire les taux d'imposition du marché « Machine-to-Machine »

La GSMA se félicite que le gouvernement brésilien ait pris la décision d'adopter une réglementation réduisant les taux d'imposition dans le marché des dispositifs « Machine-to-Machine » (M2M). La décision, qui a été annoncée par le ministre brésilien des Communications, Paulo Bernardo, et signée par la présidente Dilma Rousseff, réduira sensiblement la taxe sur les cartes SIM intégrées dans les appareils M2M, encourageant les opérateurs à développer les services offerts, tels que le relevé intelligent, la localisation des voitures ou le suivi médical à distance.

Brazil’s M2M Reductions will have a positive impact on the economy (Photo: Business Wire)

Brazil’s M2M Reductions will have a positive impact on the economy (Photo: Business Wire)

« La décision prise par la présidente Rousseff de réduire cette forme d'imposition est une importante initiative destinée à stimuler la croissance des services M2M et devrait être reconnue par les autres marchés comme étant une décision très positive et tournée vers l'avenir », a déclaré à ce propos Tom Phillips, directeur de la réglementation à la GSMA. « Le M2M est un nouveau marché dont la croissance devrait être encouragée par des politiques gouvernementales de baisse de l'imposition et de mise en place d'un cadre réglementaire allégé. Des pays comme le Brésil qui encouragent la croissance des services M2M seront les premiers à bénéficier des opportunités sociales, environnementales et économiques offertes par cet important nouveau secteur. »

Le décret réduira deux contributions versées au Fonds de Contrôle des Télécommunications (FISTEL) – la taxe d'inspection des installations (TFI), qui est prélevée lors de la première activation d'une carte SIM, et une redevance d'inspection opérationnelle (TFF), prélevée annuellement sur chaque carte SIM. Ceci revient à une réduction combinée de 80 pour cent.

Il existe environ 8,7 millions de connexions M2M (source : GSMA Intelligence) actuellement actives au Brésil, un chiffre qui devrait connaître une croissance exponentielle suite à cette décision. La GSMA a récemment publié un rapport intitulé "The Mobile Economy Latin America" (l'Amérique latine de l'économie mobile) qui table sur 84 millions de connexions d'ici à 2017.

La GSMA Amérique latine organisera une session plénière de trois jours à Montevideo, en Uruguay, du 27 au 29 mai, à l'occasion de laquelle seront invités des représentants clés des pouvoirs publics et du secteur de la téléphonie mobile de toute l'Amérique latine en vue d'examiner ce secteur, et qui comprendra un séminaire sur les modèles de services M2M (« Connected Living », le 27 mai). Pour un complément d'informations sur la session plénière, veuillez vous rendre sur : http://www.gsma.com/latinamerica/plenary-meeting41

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À propos de la GSMA

La GSMA représente les intérêts des opérateurs de téléphonie mobile à travers le monde. Présente dans plus de 220 pays, la GSMA rassemble près de 800 opérateurs de téléphonie mobile dans le monde, ainsi que 250 sociétés dans l'écosystème mobile élargi, dont des fabricants de téléphones, des éditeurs de logiciels, des fournisseurs d'équipement, des sociétés Internet et des organismes dans les secteurs des services financiers, de la santé, des médias, des transports et des services publics. La GSMA organise également les plus grands événements du marché, tels que le Mobile World Congress et le Mobile Asia Expo.

Pour de plus amples renseignements, veuillez consulter le site de la GSMA à www.gsma.com. Suivez la GSMA sur Twitter : @GSMA.

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