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MultiChoice Uganda appoints Wegoye as head of sales

Published 11 Dec 2019 10:50 CET | Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced the appointment of Jonah Wegoye as new head of sales. Wegoye brings with him over fifteen years of sales and marketing experience from the ...

Loon signs overflight agreement with Uganda

Published 10 Dec 2019 11:09 CET | Uganda

Alphabet's Loon has announced that it has reached an agreement with the government of Uganda to operate in the stratosphere above the country. The agreement was signed in ...

Africell stops giving out free SIM cards in Uganda

Published 05 Dec 2019 09:41 CET | Uganda

Ugandan operator Africell has joined other telecom operators by starting to sell SIM cards rather than give them out for free, reports The Monitor. For more than a year, ...

Airtel Uganda renews partnership with Buganda Kingdom

Published 26 Nov 2019 11:52 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda has renewed its strategic partnership with the Buganda Kingdom and launched a three-year theme for the Kabaka Birthday Run at the Buganda Kingdom offices in ...

Uganda launches SIMI mobile phone, computer assemby plant

Published 26 Nov 2019 10:42 CET | Uganda

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has launched the country's first ICT manufacturing and assembling plant in Namanve, reports The Monitor. This comes after the government ...

Seacom partners with Raxio to launch data centre in Uganda

Published 18 Nov 2019 09:47 CET | Uganda

Pan-African telecommunications and network service provider Seacom has partnered with Raxio Data Centre to launch a carrier-neutral data centre in Uganda. They said the new ...

Airtel Uganda offers international transfers via Airtel Money

Published 15 Nov 2019 10:29 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda has added international transfer services to its Airtel Money platform to ease remittances by customers at home and across the globe. Airtel Money customers ...

MTN uses OpenRAN to deploy more than 200 rural sites in Africa

Published 12 Nov 2019 11:24 CET | Africa, Guinea, Uganda

MTN has announced the deployment of over 200 commercial rural sites throughout its operations using OpenRAN. MTN expects to instal more than 5,000 sites in rural areas ...

Airtel Uganda brings out affordable broadband aimed at residents and SMEs

Published 08 Nov 2019 09:45 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda has launched an afferdable internet service for homes, small and medium-sized enterprises. The Airtel Broad Band Outdoor Unit attracts a one-off fee of UGX ...

MTN Group in talks to sell towers in Ghana, Uganda

Published 01 Nov 2019 09:19 CET | Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda

MTN Group is in advanced talks to sell stakes in tower assets in Ghana and Uganda worth as much as ZAR 8 billion as it seeks to accelerate a broader disposal plan, Bloomberg ...

Ugandan regulator gives telecoms firms 2 years to list at least 20% of shares on local bourse

Published 31 Oct 2019 09:58 CET | Uganda

Uganda has ordered telecoms operators to list on the bourse to encourage local ownership of the sector, Reuters reported. Ibrahim Bbosa, spokesman for the Uganda ...

Ugandan regulator seeks improved African regulation of OTT social media services

Published 21 Oct 2019 12:56 CET | Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is proposing improved regulation of over-the-top services (OTT) such as Facebook and Twitter to encourage investment in the sector, ...

Uganda's NITA denies mismanaging network rollout

Published 21 Oct 2019 11:26 CET | Uganda

The National Information Technology Authority of Uganda (NITA-U) has defended itself against accusations that it is wasting public funds with its roll-out of a national ...

Airtel Uganda suffers widespread network outage on 09-10 October

Published 11 Oct 2019 10:09 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda says it has restored its mobile network to full capacity following widespread loss of service on 09 October, PML Daily reported. The downtime was cause by a ...

UCC halts use of refugee IDs to register SIM cards after reported forgeries

Published 09 Oct 2019 09:53 CET | Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has suspended registration of SIM cards using refugee identity cards, The Monitor reported. UCC executive director Godfrey Mutabazi ...

Azam TV cuts equipment prices and offers free subscriptions

Published 20 Sep 2019 11:30 CET | Uganda

AzamTV Uganda has announced significant equipment price cuts and free subscriptions for existing customers in response to demand. A full kit will now cost UGX 130,000 down ...

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 lift suspension of mobile money interoperability

Published 28 Aug 2019 16:39 CET | Uganda

MTN and Airtel Uganda have resumed cross-network mobile money transactions. The two mobile operators had suspended interoperability in June, citing "technical failures". ...

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 ...

 

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