Tanzania's leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (Tigo.co.tz), has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users...
WorldRemit and MTN Group launched their joint services, following the signing of a global partnership agreement earlier this year...
29 Jan 2016
NEWSWATCH: A partnership between Safaricom and Uganda's leading operator MTN means M-PESA users can now send money to the country...
30 Dec 2015
MTN has launched the Innovations Awards platform to recognise outstanding applications fostering progress using technology and enabling communities and businesses in Uganda. Submission of entries closes on 22 October 2015...
14 Oct 2015
MTN Uganda has announced the launch of cross-border mobile money transfer services between Rwanda and Uganda. This new service will allow customers in both countries to transact via Mobile Money without having to change currencies...
8 Sep 2015
KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...
25 Jun 2015
KAMPALA: Allan Richardson has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Uganda. He takes over from Tage Rasmussen who has been acting in the position since earlier this year...
21 Apr 2015
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
A Uganda-Dutch company that uses mobile technology, to rapidly exchange information with specific target audiences, has received an impact investment one million euro ($1.1 million) from the Netherlands - ABN AMRO Social Impact Fund...
4 Feb 2015
We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...
By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014
MTN Uganda is now enabling customers to directly purchase internet bundles off their Mobile Money accounts...
25 Aug 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Late last week saw the launch of mobile TV services, DStv Mobile and GOtv Mobile in Kampala, Uganda.
19 Aug 2013
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
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