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Airtel appoints new MD in Uganda

Published 28 Oct 2020 12:45 CET | Uganda

Airtel said Murali has handled different roles and worked across geographies in India, the Corporate Office and the international operations of Sri Lanka, Seychelles and ...

UCC adopts national roaming framework

Published 27 Oct 2020 10:59 CET | Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) said it has completed the development and adoption of the framework that will guide national roaming, with the aimed at averting ...

Infinix Mobility launches Infinix Hot 10 in Uganda

Published 27 Oct 2020 10:54 CET | Uganda

Infinix Mobility has finally introduced the Infinix Hot 10 onto the Ugandan market, retailing at UGX 557,000. The smartphone is available in obsidian black, amber red, ocean ...

MultiChoice Uganda donates personal protective equipment Kampala, National Covid-19 Task Force

Published 27 Oct 2020 10:51 CET | Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has, through its local content flagship channel Pearl Magic, donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth UGX 281.3 million to the Kampala Capital ...

UCC lifts ban on sale of SIMs to companies and public sector, sets limit at 100 cards

Published 26 Oct 2020 10:32 CET | Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has lifted its nearly four-month ban on the sale of SIM cards to government departments, ministries, non-governmental organisations ...

MTN Uganda offers remote doctor appointments via Afya Pap app

Published 23 Oct 2020 12:42 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda and multinational health technology company Baobab Circle have enhanced the Afya Pap service to provide access to a doctor through the new Call a Doc feature. The ...

Ugandan parliament asks govt to clear UTL debt in exchange for equity in new telecoms operator

Published 23 Oct 2020 10:59 CET | Uganda

The Ugandan Parliament has recommended that the government clears a UGX 45.6 billion debt that Uganda Telecom (UTL) holds with the Eastern and Southern Trade and Development ...

MTN Uganda and Smart 24 TV offer training to SMEs

Published 22 Oct 2020 13:52 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda and Smart 24 TV are offering a training programme to equip SMEs with knowledge and techniques in business survival and continuity during and after the Covid-19 ...

MTN Uganda adds P2P transactions to Ayoba mobile app

Published 22 Oct 2020 13:47 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has introduced Mobile Money person-to-person (P2P) transactions using the Ayoba App. Customers will be able to send money to each other through the application ...

Ugandan pay-TV market loses 8% of subscribers because of Covid-19 in H1

Published 22 Oct 2020 11:15 CET | Uganda

Ugandan pay-TV service providers suffered about an 8 percent contraction in subscriber numbers, or approximately 130,000 customers, in the six months to June, The Monitor ...

Airtel Uganda offers dedicated Airtel TV bundles

Published 22 Oct 2020 10:42 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda says its offering dedicated Airtel TV bundles that are accessible through the My Airtel App or USSD code star 175 star 2 star 6 hash. Daily bundles cost UGX ...

MultiChoice Uganda adds mobile money payment option for Showmax

Published 21 Oct 2020 13:42 CET | Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda announced the addition of a mobile money payment option for the Showmax internet TV service. Customers can subscribe to the Showmax service by visiting the ...

MTN Uganda promotes MoMo among traditional market vendors via TV broadcasts

Published 19 Oct 2020 13:57 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda is cooperating with BBS TV to broadcast a show called "Ebifa mu katale ne MTN" to encourage mobile money take-up at traditional outdoor marketplaces. As access to ...

Multichoice Uganda rebrands DStv Now as DStv

Published 19 Oct 2020 13:57 CET | Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has rebranded its DStv Now streaming product as DStv as it prepares to launch its standalone streaming service in the near future. It said that once ...

Ugandan mobile phone subscriptions drop 11% Q2

Published 19 Oct 2020 09:35 CET | Uganda

The number of mobile phone users decreased to 25.5 million in the second quarter ended 30 June from 28.4 million in the first quarter, according the Uganda Communications ...

Tecno Mobile and MTN Uganda launch Camon 16 series, offer promotional data

Published 16 Oct 2020 10:37 CET | Uganda

Tecno Mobile Uganda has introduced the Camon 16 series in collaboration with MTN, with 3 GB of free internet service every month for three months. Customers will also get a ...

DStv Uganda launches new Add Movies package

Published 15 Oct 2020 11:17 CET | Uganda

DStv Uganda has introduced the new Add Movies product, where existing customers can flexibly add DStv's three dedicated movie channels to their package for an additional UGX ...

Roke Telkom, Facebook partner to launch Express WiFi in Uganda

Published 15 Oct 2020 10:59 CET | Uganda

Uganda's Roke Telkom has partnered with Facebook to launch a new product dubbed Roke Express WiFi and offer high-speed internet connections to millions of Ugandans at ...

MTN, Airtel Uganda restore mobile money services

Published 14 Oct 2020 09:39 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda and Airtel Uganda have announced the restoration of mobile money services between the two networks. A joint statement by Wim Vanhelleputte, the CEO of MTN Uganda, ...

Ghana women closing gender gap in internet access - study

Published 12 Oct 2020 13:27 CET | Ghana, Uganda

The survey shows that Ghana has made significant progress towards closing the gender gap in internet access, with 29 percent of women now online, up from fewer than 20 ...

MTN Uganda says mobile money balances not affected by hitch at third-party service provider

Published 08 Oct 2020 13:10 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has issued an update after a third-party service provider experienced a system incident that affected bank-to-mobile money transactions. It said that on 03 October ...

MTN, Airtel Uganda suspend mobile money over hacking at third party service provider

Published 07 Oct 2020 11:10 CET | Uganda

Airtel Uganda and MTN Uganda have suspended mobile money transfer services between the two networks over what they called "unprecedented technical challenges". The two mobile ...

MTN Uganda revamps Dabolo promotion

Published 07 Oct 2020 10:44 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda says it has revamped its MTN Dabolo 4G promotion, with customers once again able to enjoy a 100 percent bonus on their daily data bundles. The promotion will run ...

Ugandan mobile money transaction values rise 19% in year to June

Published 02 Oct 2020 09:32 CET | Uganda

Mobile money transactions grew by 19.3 percent to UGX 79.8 trillion for the year ending 30 June, according to the Bank of Uganda, The Independent reported. Of this, UGX 40.7 ...

MTN Uganda partners with Sanyuka TV to launch football challenge

Published 01 Oct 2020 13:07 CET | Uganda

MTN Uganda has partnered with Sanyuka TV to launch Samba ne MTN Muntabwe,  a football challenge intended to keep football fans engaged ahead of the upcoming SUPL season. ...

 

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