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K2 Telecom launches mobile phone services in Uganda

Wednesday 2 January 2013 | 12:37 CET | News

Telecommunications operator K2 Telecom has launched its operations in Uganda, the Daily Monitor reported. K2 Telecom is already positioning itself as the choice of the masses, the paper said, although the existing players seem to think that its entry is ill-timed and unnecessary.  K2 telecom is the seventh player in the telecommunication industry after Airtel, MTN, Warid, UTL, Smiles Telecom, and Orange Uganda.

The network has a national coverage. However, Warid Telecom chief commercial officer Shailendra Naidu said everything had already been done by the existing service providers, and there was nothing a new player could add. MTN said there could be as many service providers as possible because Uganda is a liberalised economy. MTN general manager for corporate service and chief legal counsel, Anthony Katamba, said whoever was able to offer quality services, would carry the day.

Currently, there about 15 million telecommunication subscribers. The first industry player was Celtel, now Airtel, before MTN, UTL and others ventured into the market. K2 Telecom's calling code is 0730.



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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: K2 Telecom
Countries: Uganda
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cool once a champion always a champion, Long live K2
Joel Vane @ 27/5/2014 - 09:12

This sound good, I must get myself a line ASAP, come end 2013.
cliff RK Kamakara @ 28/6/2013 - 15:02

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Comment deleted @ 21/2/2013 - 12:24

thanx 4 joining the world of communication, we shall support u.
jamal adris @ 25/1/2013 - 10:18

Welcome K2, only you are yet to prove that your services will add additional benefits to the clientele.
Francis Xavier Makanga @ 14/1/2013 - 08:15

This calls for quality services from current providers...cause the way K2 is gaining fun base it's gonna shake them really hard...
SSEMAKULA RONALD @ 4/1/2013 - 16:46

Good initiative, it will lead to quality customer service due to competition, more jobs as well as innovation in industry.
Godfrey Mukiibi @ 4/1/2013 - 11:52

this good to know, its time to grow in business for everyone now, more jobs, more opportunities
MUNGHOONO DERRICK @ 3/1/2013 - 07:47

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Comment deleted @ 3/1/2013 - 07:23


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