Airtel Uganda has started the new year in style. With over 10 million subscribers on the Network. Its by no doubt that Mtn Uganda is followed by Airtel Uganda as the 2nd most popular mobile network in Uganda. Having reignited the Yoola Amajja promotion in 2017.
Airtel recently refuted claims of leaving three East African markets which included Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. It instead emphasised looking at possibilities of a merger or an acquisition in order to position itself as the number one or two brand in the respective countries where it has operations.
We reported about Airtel seeking possibilities of exiting some East African markets like Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda after the Economic Times reported about the telecom seeking redress regarding its struggling operations in the cited countries
Just before rumours of Smile Communications leaving Uganda could sink in, a claim that they have since denied than news hit our desks that Airtel might exit neighbouring countries and the most likely candidates are the Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda operations. Airtel holds no number one position in any of the aforementioned countries surprisingly.
“We deliver the most connected one-stop mobile payments and digital commerce service for businesses, mobile network operators, financial institutions and their consumers.” Reads Mula’s What We Do describes to the end user.
Airtime scratch cards infamously received a price hike and the uproar by consumers made many reconsider their stance on the issue. Apologies were issued and recommendations suggested just to bypass the surcharge by distributors and retailers imposed on consumers.