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Airtel Uganda provides ISBAT university with free internet access

Published 13 Jul 2020 14:24 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda will provide free internet services to students to use ISBAT University's hybrid blended learning platform. It aims to support the Ugandan government's efforts ...

MTN Uganda and UCC sign licence renewal

Published 13 Jul 2020 10:42 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda and the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) have concluded the official signing of the licence renewal agreement that will enable the company to continue its ...

MTN Uganda runs MoMoNyabo promotion with UGX 1.2 bln in prizes.

Published 07 Jul 2020 14:29 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has launched the third edition of the MoMoNyabo promotion. Previous rounds offered prizes such as cars and  motorbikes but this year MTN, will focus on urgent ...

MTN Uganda micro-loan users grow to 7 mln

Published 07 Jul 2020 14:03 CET | Uganda

The MoKash micro-lending platform run by a partnership of MTN Uganda and NCBA Bank has reached 7 million users, according to  Anthony Ndegwa, the NCBA Bank CEO. Ndegwa said ...

UCC aims to devise online business regulation under Northern Corridor Integration Project

Published 06 Jul 2020 11:31 CET | Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is examining ICT structures under the Northern Corridor Integration Project in order to come up with a policy to regulate online ...

UCC suspends Sim registration for corporate bodies over fraud allegations

Published 02 Jul 2020 14:11 CET | Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has temporarily suspended the sale of Sim cards to companies, NGOs, and public institutions, following allegations of fraud in Sim ...

Tecno partners MTN Uganda to launch Camon 15 smartphone

Published 30 Jun 2020 10:48 CET | Uganda

Tecno Mobile has joined hands with MTN Uganda to launch its latest Camon phone series. Customers who buy the Camon 15 will be automatically connected with a free SIM card ...

Airtel Uganda staff donate UGX 72 mln towards fight against Covid-19

Published 29 Jun 2020 11:50 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda staff have donated UGX 72 million in the continued fight against COVID-19 to aid frontline health workers at Uganda's border posts. According to the company, ...

MTN Uganda campaign aims to expand MoMo use beyond remittances

Published 26 Jun 2020 10:52 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda is running a new advertising campaign to encourage customers to keep and save money on their mobile phones using MTN MoMo (mobile money). Under the slogan "Keep ...

MTN Uganda appoints Senyonga as general manager for Enterprise Business Unit

Published 25 Jun 2020 11:09 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has appointed Ibrahim Senyonga as general manager for its Enterprise Business Unit (EBU). Senyonga brings to MTN over sixteen years' experience in the banking ...

MTN Uganda promotes Nsubuga to general manager for wholesale and carrier services

Published 18 Jun 2020 11:14 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has promoted Juliet K Nsubuga to the position of general manager for whole and carrier services. In the sixteen years since she joined the operator, Nsubuga has ...

MTN Uganda to sign licence renewal with NCC in coming days

Published 15 Jun 2020 09:55 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has announced the conclusion of negotiations to renew its second national operator licence, which expired in October 2018. The operator said it has fulfilled all ...

Ugandan govt mulls 10% tax on imported phones

Published 12 Jun 2020 10:11 CET | Uganda

The Ugandan government plans to impose a 10 percent tax on all imported phones in a bid to increase the adoption of locally manufactured devices, ITWeb reported. Minister of ...

MultiChoice Uganda to resume live sport on Supersport

Published 08 Jun 2020 11:09 CET | Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced the resumption of the world's top football leagues on SuperSport. After a couple of months of limited sporting events due to the Covid-19 ...

Uganda registers 700,000 mobile money accounts in Q4

Published 04 Jun 2020 09:55 CET | Uganda

There were 700,000 new mobile money accounts registered in the fourth quarter to December 2019, statistics from the Ugandan Communication Commission (UCC) show. Net additions ...

Ugandan internet subscribers reach nearly 17 million in Q4

Published 04 Jun 2020 09:49 CET | Uganda

The number of internet subscribers increased to 16.9 million by 31 December 2019, up from 15.4 million in October, according to the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC). The ...

Ugandan mobile phone subscriptions rise 3% to 27 mln in Q4

Published 04 Jun 2020 09:30 CET | Uganda

Mobile subscriptions rose 3 percent to 26.7 million in the three months to 31 December 2019, according to statistics from the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC). This ...

MTN Uganda must pay UGX 44 bln to tax authority in 2 court cases

Published 02 Jun 2020 10:06 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has been ordered to pay the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) UGX 44.2 billion in two separate court cases, reports The Independent. In one case, MTN will pay UGX ...

MultiChoice Uganda starts airing Learning Time on Pearl Magic

Published 01 Jun 2020 11:21 CET | Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has launched the Learning Time segment on its new educational channel Pearl Magic to support pupils during lockdown, The Independent reported. The segment ...

MTN Uganda appoints Bugembe as chief finance officer

Published 01 Jun 2020 09:28 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has appointed Andrew Bugembe as its new chief financial officer, replacing Mike Blackburn, who retired early this year after serving as CFO since 2011. Bugembe ...

Uganda exports 18,000 domestic production phones to Morocco

Published 27 May 2020 09:56 CET | Morocco, Uganda

Uganda has exported the first batch of 18,000 locally made mobile phones to Morocco, reports The Observer. The 2G-enabled analogue mobile phones were manufactured by Simi ...

MTN, Airtel Uganda restore mobile money charges

Published 26 May 2020 08:49 CET | Uganda

MTN and Airtel Uganda have announced they will be re-instating charges on sending money, ending the suspension that was meant to make it easy for users to get through the ...

MTN Uganda partners with Busoga Kingdom for Ramadan donations

Published 20 May 2020 15:59 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has handed over food and alms worth UGX 20 million to the Muslim community in Jinja district through Busoga Kingdom. This is part of the ongoing Ramadan drive by ...

Roke Telkom gives UGX 20 mln to fight Covid-19

Published 14 May 2020 15:35 CET | Uganda

Ugandan operator Roke Telkom, which provides internet for voice and data communications, has contributed UGX 20 million to the National Covid-19 Fund. Roke Telkom CCO Michael ...

MTN Uganda service revenue rises 13% in Q1

Published 14 May 2020 10:06 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda reported a 13.4 percent increase in service revenue in the first quarter ended 31 March to ZAR 1.95 billion from the same period in 2019, driven by accelerated ...

 

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