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NEWS RELEASE: Communication Of Telecoms In Uganda

NEWS RELEASE: Communication Of Telecoms In Uganda

A new research has called for more public scrutiny of the work, services and products of telecom companies in Uganda in order to ensure Ugandans are getting value for their money. The research tracked newspaper and online media coverage of telecoms including MTN Uganda, Airtel, Africell and Uganda Telecom from January to June 2018. In […]

MTN Uganda and StarTimes partner to offer mobile TV bundles

MTN Uganda and StarTimes partner to offer mobile TV bundles

Telecommunication Company MTN Uganda has today signed a deal with pay TV giants StarTimes Uganda that will ensure that the firm offer special MTN TV bundles for viewers to watch TV content for as low as 2,000 Uganda shillings for two hours per day using the StarTimes app. According to MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer […]

MPs lose million in phone hacking scandals, want UCC and Police to intervene

MPs lose million in phone hacking scandals, want UCC and Police to intervene

Several Members of Parliament have made a cry to Police and Uganda Communication Commission to intervene in the ongoing scams that are highly targeting them and other high profile people by con-men. This comes at a time when cases of fraud are apparently being reported by almost every MP about thugs that hack into their […]

MTN launches 5G technology trial in Africa

MTN launches 5G technology trial in Africa

MTN in partnership with networking equipment provider Ericsson launched the first 5G trial in South Africa last November and found that the technology is at least 100 times faster than 4G The group unveiled Africa’s quickest mobile download. This follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Ericsson at AfricaCom, an industry event in […]

MPs express mixed reactions on the new MTN loan service

MPs express mixed reactions on the new MTN loan service

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed reactions about a new service by MTN to provide loans to its customers while enabling them to make savings using their mobile phones. The new service launched on August 10, 2016 and dubbed MTN MOkash, will be managed in partnership with the Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) and is […]

Telecom companies asked to reinvest profits in Uganda or sell shares to Ugandans

President Yoweri Museveni has directed telecommunication companies in the country to sell off some shares to Ugandans. The president says it is unfair for these companies repatriating huge amount of “abnormal profits” they are making in the country with Ugandans not benefiting much. The President said he has been informed that the South African owned […]

MTN Uganda launches switch to improve telecommunications services

MTN Uganda has broken ground on a new Switching Centre in Kampala, bringing to six the number of Telecommunication Switches the firm is operating in Uganda. Officiating at the ground-breaking ceremony, MTN Chief Executive Officer Themba M. Khumalo and Roko Chairman Rainer Kohler said the project would cost close to US$ 110million in civil works […]

Uganda Telecoms denies owing MTN interconnection fees as feud deepens

Uganda Telecom has said it does not owe MTN Uganda the 20 billion shillings that MTN Uganda claimed has caused it to consider terminating interconnection calls with UTL.   Uganda Telecom today issued a statement saying they have paid all interconnection fees due to MTN in November 2010 and January 2011.   “There is however […]

Smartphone use in Uganda to increase as MTN introduces Android Technology

MTN Introduces Android Technology to Uganda Kampala, Uganda March 2nd 2011 – MTN Uganda has signed up the first Android-powered mobile phone in Uganda; the IDEOS U8150, introducing the first and most affordable Android smartphone onto the Ugandan market, at what the company calls “rates that will allow even average users to take advantage of  […]

Zan introduces 200 shillings airtime to cut in on competitive telecom market

As Ugandans get used to the high mobile telecom competition through call rate offers, Zain Uganda has jumped to another aspect, offering the lowest possible airtime to buy on the market. The Managing Director of Zain Uganda, Yesse Oenga today launched the 200 Uganda shillings recharge card to enable Zain subscribers buy airtime at the […]

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