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Emirates is offering special fares to Ugandan travelers this New Year

Airline is offering special fares from Entebbe to select destinations around the world

MTN launches new voice bundles with MyPakaPaka

To activate MyPakaPaka, the customer dials *160*1#

DSTV Uganda slashes prices, here are the new prices and more.

DSTV has finally succumbed to pressure as we reported earlier and slashed its prices. The move comes after we reported a new entrant in the payTV space, called Econet global Media headlined by Millionaire Investor Strive Masiyiwa. Econet Media will be launching its KweseTV brand in Uganda. Something that might have prompted the Multichoice owned brand to slash prices.

Smile Telecom officially unveils its Voice over LTE service in Africa

Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd known to many as "Smile", which owns and operates 4G LTE mobile broadband networks in the 800MHz band in Nigeria, and in the 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands in Tanzania and Uganda, announced today that in all its operating markets customers would enjoy the benefits of two first-to-market services, namely SmileVoice which brings Voice over LTE and SmileUnlimited.

Exclusive: Airtel Money rates reduced

Following the lead from MTN Uganda that saw big yellow reduce its mobile money rates, its closest foe Airtel is set to reduce its mobile money rates too.

Sundar Pichai is new Google CEO

In a massive restructure at Google today, Google co-founder Larry Page has announced on the company's blog post, that Sundar Pichai is the CEO and shifting himself and co-founder Sergey Brin to a larger holding company called Alphabet. As CEO and President of Alphabet, Page and Brin will oversee Google as well as affiliated companies like the life-extension project Calico and a drone delivery venture called Wing. Alphabet will also direct Google's early-stage funding operations, dubbed Capital and Ventures. Pichai will control Google search, ads, maps, the Google Play Store, YouTube, and Android at Google.

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