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By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12
MTN Uganda is now enabling customers to directly purchase internet bundles off their Mobile Money accounts...
25 Aug 2014 09:48
Brian Gouldie has taken over as CEO of MTN Uganda as of July 2014. Being in his new position for just over a month now, Gouldie is optimistic for what...
12 Aug 2014 14:42
The French telecom operator Orange has announced that it has signed an agreement with Africell Holding for the sale of its majority stake in Orange Uganda.
19 May 2014 11:08
MTN Uganda has launched a new SIM based service, ContactXchange, which enables customers to share contacts after making calls with the aim of helping them to easily stay connected.
14 Apr 2014 08:38
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014 06:23
Smart Telecom, launched earlier this week, is expected to intensify the competition in the market. Company officials say the company's strength lies in offering cheaper calls.
19 Mar 2014 11:29
MTN Business‚ is set to open more data centres in key markets where it operates as it rolls out its cloud services and video-conferencing to more markets.
By Thabiso Mochiko 17 Mar 2014 07:39
MTN Uganda has completed its planned 2013 network coverage site roll-out initiative. This saw the roll-out of 115 new coverage sites and upgrading the capacity of another 406 network sites.
10 Jan 2014 11:47
MTN Uganda customers can now enjoy a free minute every day between 6am and 9am to call their loved ones on MTN through the mobile operator's 'Good Morning Uganda' promotion.
9 Dec 2013 10:23
Google recently announced its first infrastructural project in Africa, called Project Link. This initiative, through the building of a fibre-optic network in Kampala (Uganda), enables internet service providers (ISPs) and mobile operators to provide faster connections to their users than ever before.
28 Nov 2013 12:04
First National Bank's eWallet continues to show strong growth in its African operations with a 119% year-on-year increase. It has also maintained growth in SA with the total number of eWallets in all countries reaching 2.5m‚ an 84% increase from the previous financial year.
By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Oct 2013 10:52
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
MTN Uganda's mandatory regulatory customer SIM registration exercise, which started in March last year, was concluded at the end of August.
4 Sep 2013 11:10
Late last week saw the launch of mobile TV services, DStv Mobile and GOtv Mobile in Kampala, Uganda.
19 Aug 2013 11:08
MTN Uganda has introduced the MTN Phone Directory, a service that will provide access to the contact details of thousands of registered individuals, institutions and businesses in the country.
5 Aug 2013 09:02
MTN Uganda customers using the internet has increased more than 85% in the last 12 months leading up to June 2013, said Ernst Fonternel, MTN Uganda chief marketing officer.
1 Jul 2013 09:55
Over 250 students from across Uganda have taken part in an online aptitude exam to win a fully paid scholarship from MTN Uganda. The winners will be announced on 21 June.
18 Jun 2013 13:11
MTN on Thursday, 25 April 2013, became the first mobile operator in Uganda and one of the very first in the region, to successfully launch Long Term Evolution (LTE) network.
27 Apr 2013 13:41
Bharti Airtel, the global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, have announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Warid Group to fully acquire Warid Telecom Uganda.
24 Apr 2013 10:10
MTN is going live with its bouquet of distinct cloud services this April, following a trial period in six of its major markets across Africa.
9 Apr 2013 10:23
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has extended the SIM card registration deadline for 90 days, after the Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) and the Legal Brains Trust (LBT) dragged it to court, seeking an injunction not to switch off unregistered subscribers on 1 March, 2013.
4 Mar 2013 12:20
MTN Uganda officially commissioned its fibre network at Katuna Border in Kabale district on Friday, 8 February 2013. The event, held at the Katuna border post, was attended by the Minister of ICT, Ruhakana Rugunda, the executive director of Uganda Communications Commission, Godfrey Mutabazi as well as the MTN Uganda chairman, Charles Mbire.
12 Feb 2013 11:08
As MTN Uganda continues to cement its position, it has now launched a new Wi-Fi service with a number of MTN hotspots around the country. The hotspots will be available to MTN and non-MTN customers.
23 Jan 2013 08:41
MTN Uganda plans to deploy Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Uganda during the coming months, reportedly being the first to offer this technology in East Africa. Popularly known as 4G, LTE is a 'standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals'. A 4G system provides mobile ultra-broadband internet access.
7 Jan 2013 15:57