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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 to switchoff subscribers before official August 30th deadline as 700,000 simcards remain unregistered

MTN to switchoff subscribers before official August 30th deadline as 700,000 simcards remain unregistered

MTN has revealed that it will switch off unregistered customers even before the government’s deadline of 30th August 2017. The announcement comes as the deadline for simcard registration extended by government in April this year clocks down to only 9 days. This was revealed by the MTN chief executive officer, Mr.Wim Vanhelleputte, while appearing before […]

MTN downscales in South Sudan

MTN downscales in South Sudan

MTN has noted that it has faced losses in their South Sudan unit. The South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company, operating in 17 African countries had its officials in the East African country note that “We have made losses since we started operating in 2011” – This was a statement by MTN Sudan‘s head of […]

Stanbic bank and partners donate 24.3 million shillings towards charity

Stanbic bank and partners donate 24.3 million shillings towards charity

Stanbic bank Uganda has donated 24.3 million shillings as part of the contribution to needy children’s education. 9.7 million shillings will enable the construction of Ggaba Childhood Development Centre in Ggaba market. 4.8 million shillings is for training teachers in modern method of teaching children and another 9.7 million shillings for Missionary to the poor which looks after […]

Sebaggala demands 2 billion shillings from MTN

  The former opposition ace and former president of the Liberal Democratic Party, Al-Hajji Nasser Ntege Sebaggala is demanding 2 billion shillings from MTN for having used his statements in broken English as ringtones. Hajji Sebagala, also former member of DP Uganda and former Mayor of Kampala (DP) 2006 – 2011 sued MTN Mobile Phone […]

Millions experience internet service interruptions

  Millions of people in the East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania are experiencing internet service interruptions and businesses relying on internet services are about to collapse. Such businesses include computer service centres, computer training centres, website designers and internet cafes. The owners of businesses relying on internet for survival have […]

UCC to punish MTN, Warid over breach of contract

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has acknowledged the public outcry regarding the deteriorating quality of the telecommunications services inUganda. The Executive Director of UCC, Godfrey Mutabaazi says that recently UCC published a quality of service report for the period October –December 2011, the results of which indicated poor performance by many of the service providers […]

Besigye does not call people on MTN

FDC president, Col. Kiiza Besigye has amazed Ugandans when he told his pals in FDC that he does not call persons on MTN numbers. He says that if the call is a must he uses a call box to do so but never on his mobile phone.  Besigye has an airtel line. He barred what […]

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