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Uganda telecoms have lowest ARPU in East Africa - study

Thursday 27 February 2014 | 12:56 CET | News
Telecommunication companies in Uganda have the lowest Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) compared with their counterparts in the East Africa region, according to a study by Deloitte and reported by The Monitor. Deloitte's 'Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Predictions 2014: Highlights and Context' report says that while Kenya's ARPU was USD 6.2 last year and Tanzania's was USD 4.4, Ugandans spent only USD 3.5 on average on airtime. Kenya's ARPU is expected to rise to USD 6.5 this year and Uganda's to USD 3.7 but Tanzania's is expected to remain unchanged at USD 4.4.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN Uganda
Countries: Uganda
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