0
Wireless

UCC saves consumers from loss of USD 500 mln in dropped, blocked calls

Thursday 4 April 2019 | 11:32 CET | News
The Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) says that it has saved telecom users from a loss of up to USD 500 million in dropped and blocked calls, reports the Independent. UCC Communications Officer Ibrahim Bbosa says that telephone users were suffering a 5 percent loss through dropped and blocked calls by 2014. The dropped calls were mainly a result of network failure by service providers.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: UCC
Countries: Uganda
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

UCC puts telecom licensing framework proposals out to consultation until 26 April

Published 08 Apr 2019 14:15 CET | Uganda
Submissions should be made by 26 April. The UCC intends to migrate existing telecommunications licence holders to a new licensing ...

UCC orders another SIM card verification

Published 01 Apr 2019 14:43 CET | Uganda
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has directed all telecom companies to verify the identity of their subscribers with ...

Uganda asks telecoms to provide affordable internet services

Published 18 Feb 2019 11:58 CET | Uganda
The Ugandan government has asked telecom companies to provide affordable services to the public by lowering some telecom costs. ...

UTL registered highest rate of blocked calls in 2018

Published 30 Jan 2019 15:07 CET | Uganda
Uganda Telecom (UTL) registered the highest rate of blocked calls in 2018 according to the Quality of Service Report, the Daily ...