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MultiChoice Uganda to partner with PEP stores

Published 17 Sep 2019 09:58 CET | Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced a partnership with multinational retailer PEP Stores to sell DStv and GOtv products and services in Kampala. The partnership will offer ...

MultiChoice Uganda announces lower prices

Published 05 Sep 2019 11:16 CET | Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced a price drop for its DStv and Gotv packages. The price of DStv Premium falls from UGX 280,00 to UGX 219,000, Compact+ has been cut from UGX ...

MTN Uganda records 30.5% growth in H1 revenue to UGX 765 bln

Published 04 Sep 2019 10:47 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has recorded a 30.5 percent growth in revenue to UGX 765.32 billion for the first six months ending 30 June, thanks to increased demand for data and fin-tech ...

MTN, Airtel Uganda yet to lift suspension of mobile money interoperability

Published 28 Aug 2019 16:39 CET | Uganda

MTN and Airtel Uganda are yet to lift the suspension on cross-network mobile money transactions, reports the Daily Monitor. The two mobile operators had suspended ...

Ugandan govt blocks online access to Rwandan newspaper amid security fears

Published 23 Aug 2019 16:01 CET | Rwanda, Uganda

Uganda said it had blocked online access to Rwanda's main state-owned newspaper New Times' website on national security grounds, two days after the countries signed a pact to ...

UCC launches public consultation on ATC takeover of Eaton Towers

Published 22 Aug 2019 14:13 CET | Uganda

Uganda's communications commission (UCC) launched a public consultation process for the acquisition of telecoms firm Eaton Towers by rival American Tower Corporation (ATC). ...

Multichoice Uganda cuts DStv and GOtv Plus subscriptions

Published 21 Aug 2019 11:23 CET | Uganda

Multichoice Uganda is changing the prices of some DStv and GOtv services from 01 September, reports Techjaja citing a company memo. DStv Uganda will cut monthly subscriptions ...

Ugandan govt rejects report Huawei helped spy on opposition politician

Published 19 Aug 2019 09:30 CET | Uganda

The Ugandan government has denied a report that Huawei employees had aided a domestic spying operation against opposition politician Bobi Wine, reports AFP. The Wall Street ...

Huawei denies spying on Ugandan opposition politicians

Published 19 Aug 2019 09:26 CET | Uganda

Huawei has denied a Wall Street Journal report alleging that the company aided the Ugandan government to spy on opposition politicians. It said its only security-related ...

Ugandan police spends USD 126 million on CCTV from Huawei

Published 16 Aug 2019 09:17 CET | Uganda

Ugandan police say a new USD 126 million closed-circuit television camera (CCTV) system supplied by Huawei will reduce violent crime, Reuters reported. The cameras are part ...

Baba TV launches on DStv Uganda

Published 15 Aug 2019 13:12 CET | Uganda

Ugandan television station Baba TV has launched on DStv Uganda on channel 374, MultiChoice said. The managing director of Baba TV, Moses Grace Balyeku, said DStv viewers are ...

Huawei helps African governments spy on political opponents - report

Published 15 Aug 2019 11:38 CET | Africa, Uganda

Huawei dominates African markets and has sold security tools that governments use for digital surveillance and censorship. Its employees have provided other services, not ...

Ugandan police yet to pay UTL UGX 3.1 bln in CHOGM arrears

Published 06 Aug 2019 12:26 CET | Uganda

The Uganda Police is yet to pay Uganda Telecom (UTL) at least UGX 3.1 billion for services during the 2007 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), reports the ...

Ugandan mobile money transactions reach UGX 18 mln in Q4

Published 01 Aug 2019 09:54 CET | Uganda

The value of mobile money transactions registered in the three months to December 2018 (Q4) increased by 21.1 percent to UGX 18 trillion from UGX 14.8 trillion in September ...

UCC says Airtel Uganda 4G network quality misses international standards, gives it 2 weeks to respond

Published 24 Jul 2019 10:11 CET | Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has given Airtel Uganda two weeks to respond to findings of an investigation into its 4G network quality, KMAUpdates reported. The ...

Ugandan president orders audit of UTL

Published 19 Jul 2019 09:52 CET | Uganda

For more than two years, UTL has been placed under administration and there is no clear signal suggesting that the status quo is about to change. In early 2017, UTL was in ...

Ugandan social media tax falls well short of target in 2018

Published 18 Jul 2019 14:10 CET | Uganda

Uganda's government says it collected UGX 49.5 billion in social media tax in 2018 out of an expected UGX 284 billion, Ecofin reported. According to Doris Akol, the ...

Airtel Uganda secures extension of USD 119 mln loan repayment

Published 09 Jul 2019 09:47 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda sought an extension for payment of a USD 119 million loan facility due in 2019, the Daily Monitor reported citing Airtel Africa's prospectus for its IPO. The ...

Airtel Uganda reduces calling prices across all networks

Published 08 Jul 2019 13:53 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda has reduced calling rates across all networks. The company said priced have been lower to UGX 3 per second from UGX 4 per second, for clients calling to other ...

UBC fails to secure Afcon broadcasting rights

Published 08 Jul 2019 11:42 CET | Uganda

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation said it did not broadcast the football match between Egypt and Uganda after talks between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and ...

China's Engo starts building device factory in Uganda

Published 08 Jul 2019 09:54 CET | Uganda

Chinese firm Engo has started the construction of a plant to manufacture and assemble mobile phones and laptop computers in Uganda. The firm is setting up its plant in ...

Ugandan govt draft internet regulations attract criticism of attempted nationalisation

Published 03 Jul 2019 12:59 CET | Uganda

There has been public criticism of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) draft regulations that could increase government control over internet access, the Monitor reported. ...

UBC in talks to broadcast Afcon on credit

Published 01 Jul 2019 12:26 CET | Uganda

It has since been established that UBC started broadcasting the tournament under the assumption that the Ugandan government would provide the money for the broadcast rights. ...

MTN Uganda to offer data bundles for DStv Now app

Published 01 Jul 2019 09:37 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has entered a new partnership with DStv Uganda, to provide time-based internet bundles for its DStv Now subscribers.  Under the partnership, DStv customers who ...

UCC hosts talks over Eaton Towers takeover by ATC amid competition concerns

Published 27 Jun 2019 11:24 CET | Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) said that discussions over the acquisition of Eaton Towers by American Tower Corporation (ATC) in Uganda have begun, reports the ...

 

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