Telecommunications

Explore the world of Uganda's Telecommunications sector. We bring you the latest news, gossip, and advancements in the Industry from big players like MTN, Airtel, Africell, Smart, Smile etc

UCC ED, Godfrey Mutabazi directs telecom companies to reactivate all disconnected...

It has been over six days and millions of Ugandans have had their phone disconnected after the expiry of the deadline to have their SIM cards registered and verified. The executive director of the Ugandan Communications Commission (UCC), Godfrey Mutabazi

“I take responsibility and I apologize” ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze on...

The battle between the executive and legislative branch of government over the SIM card switch off last week still rages on, as yesterday Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Minister, Frank Tumwebaze was forced to apologise for defying the Members of Parliament's resolution on the matter. In her opening remarks to the August

President Museveni extends SIM card registration deadline for another 3 months

As we said before, deadlines in Uganda are a big joke and this proves us more right than ever before. The President Mr Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, took to his twitter account to announce the extension of the SIM card registration and verification exercise till 30th

MTN Unlimited Internet is here: Check out pricing details and more

We've always asked MTN to give its users unlimited internet offerings, not once but twice and today, it seems Uganda's telecom giant has finally answered the people's prayers. MTN Unlimited Internet promises high speed internet anywhere across the country with

ICT Minister maintains SIM card verification deadline despite MP’s resolutions

Yesterday's events saw the Members of Parliament pass a motion to extend the SIM card verification exercise by one year, but from the looks of things Government wants to stick to its original May 19th deadline. The government through the office of the ICT minister

MTN said to be considering buying Multichoice

South African technology blog, My BroadBand reports that MTN is in discussions to buy pan African satellite TV provider, Multichoice. Multichoice is the owner of DSTV, the defacto leader in satellite TV across Africa, GoTV, the Box Office movie rental service, DSTV Now, Catch Up among others.

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