0
Wireless

Ugandan govt agrees MTN licence renewal, requires telco bourse listings, allows MNP

Wednesday 19 September 2018 | 11:05 CET | News
Interactive webinar: Vodafone Ziggo deep dive. What is the strategy for the coming years? Where does it stand in relation to its competitors? Join us on January 21st 14:00 CET for a professional profile of VodafoneZiggo in 45 minutes. Register here ...
The Ugandan government has agreed to renew MTN's operating licence, Reuters reported. It said the ICT Minister was given the go-ahead to give no objection to Uganda Communications Commission renewing the licence of MTN Uganda.

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: MTN Uganda / 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

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 ...

MTN announces deportation of MTN Uganda CEO

Published 15 Feb 2019 10:58 CET | Uganda | Update: 15 Feb 2019 11:28 CET
MTN Group has announced that Wim Vanhelleputte, the CEO of MTN Uganda, has been deported from that country. MTN said that it has ...

Uganda says wants win-win before renewing MTN licence

Published 30 Jan 2019 15:01 CET | Uganda
The Ugandan government says it is seeking a win-win before it can fully renew MTN's licence, reports the Daily Monitor, citing ...

Ugandan telcos to list 30% stake on stock market

Published 24 Jan 2019 13:20 CET | Uganda
The Ugandan government will expect major telecommunication companies operating in the country to list 30 percent of their stock ...

Ugandan president criticises UCC for reducing MTN licence renewal fee

Published 16 Jan 2019 09:50 CET | Uganda
President Yoweri Museveni has criticised the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for reducing MTN Uganda's fee for renewing ...

MTN Uganda plans to lock out stolen money from buying shares

Published 01 Nov 2018 10:38 CET | Uganda
MTN Uganda says it could align with entities such as pension funds, nurses, teachers and war veterans' Saccos (savings and credit ...

UCC grants MTN 30-day provisional licence

Published 24 Oct 2018 12:37 CET | Uganda
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has granted a 30-day provisional licence to MTN Uganda after its 20-year licence ...

Uganda wants telcos to reserve shares for nationals

Published 17 Oct 2018 14:48 CET | Uganda
The Uganda government said telecommunications firms will be required to put aside a certain percentage of shares specifically for ...

MTN Uganda feels no pressure to list on bourse - report

Published 06 Sep 2018 10:01 CET | Uganda
MTN Uganda is not under any pressure to list on the stock exchange, is a private company and has not received any instructions in ...

UCC wants MTN to list on bourse before licence extension

Published 16 Aug 2018 09:19 CET | Uganda
MTN Uganda has been asked to list some of its shares on the stock exchange as a condition for renewing its operating licence, ...

MTN Uganda service revenue increases 8.8% in H1

Published 08 Aug 2018 09:52 CET | Uganda
The number of active MoMo customers increased to 5.3 million. MoMo subscribers made up more than half the total subscriber base ...

Uganda delays MNP

Published 10 Oct 2011 09:27 CET | Uganda
The Ugandan telecommunications regulator, the UCC, has decided to delay the implementation of Mobile Number Portability (MNP), ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

21 Jan Intel Q4 2020
21 Jan Modern Times Group EGM
25 Jan Edgeware EGM
25 Jan The Things Conference 2021
26 Jan Verizon Communications Q4 2020
26 Jan F5 Networks fiscal Q1
26 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
26 Jan Meetup MENA
27 Jan MediaTek Q4 2020
27 Jan Calix Q4 2020
27 Jan Facebook Q4 2020
27 Jan KPN Q4 2020
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan Corning Q4 2020
27 Jan AT&T Q4 2020
27 Jan Uptime
28 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2020
28 Jan Comcast Q4 2020
28 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2020
28 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2020
28 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2020
28 Jan Skyworks fiscal Q1
28 Jan 8x8 fiscal Q3
::: More Calendar Items