PesaLink is a real-time interbank switch from Integrated Payment Services Limited(IPSL). IPSL is an affiliate of the Kenyan Bankers Association. PesaLink is more or less like mobile money and it is seen as a direct reply to the latter.
On Friday Uber has a Nyama Choma promotion for its users within Kampala. Users using the app between 12pm - 2pm will have an option of requesting for free Nyama Choma after tapping the UberChoma option instead of the proverbial UberX option
Today Uber has reduced its price structure for riders around Kampala, a move seen as an incentive at attracting more riders and also increase the stipend for its drivers. However, that wasn’t all, the ride hailing service also hinted about a big partnership with MTN Uganda for data concessions and the possibility of introducing mobile payments over the latter’s Mobile Money platform for Uber rides.
Arguably Smart Telecom has the most compelling services any Telecom company has in Uganda. Its enticing offers will outright make you not miss Warid Telecom since they almost play the same cards. Smart caters for the price cautious Ugandan with attractive voice and data packages. Did I forget Mobile Money? While this is not fronted in every corner of the country, Smart telecom barely eats at the same table with the likes of MTN and Airtel
While an Airtel exit in Africa hasn't been acknowledged by the company, some analysts believe this option is not yet off the table. Airtel is facing a tough time in it home turf resulting from the launch of Reliance Jio in India, that has undercut the second largest telecom in the world registering over 70 million subscribers in a period no less than 6 months. Surprised? Yeah you must be and these are believed to have defected from other operators.
iPhone sales have driven Apple to its biggest quarter yet, reporting revenues of $78.4 billion with over 78 million iPhones sold in the holiday season. Of the $78.4 billion, the iphone accounted for more than $54 billion thanks to the larger model, the iPhone 7 plus