Latest Telecoms News about Uganda

IFC Invests in Africell to Expand Telecommunications in Africa

  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced that it will invest $35 million in telecom operator, Africell, to support the expansion and upgrade of mobile networks in Gambia, the DRC, Sierra Leone and Uganda....

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Smile Communications selects Ericsson for LTE managed services

  Ericsson says that it has signed a 5-year managed services contract for Smile Communications in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Vodafone and MTN to Interconnect their Mobile Money Platforms

  Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone and MTN to interconnect their mobile money services....

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Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan Agree to Slash Roaming Charges

  Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan have agreed on a regional telecommunications framework to establish a \"One-Network-Area\" by the end of his year....

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Ugandan Networks Seeker Tougher Penalties for Cable Theft

  Ugandan mobile networks are calling on the government to increase penalties imposed on people convicted of stealing telecoms infrastructure....

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Uganda Clamps Down on Unsolicited Text Messages

  Uganda's marketing companies have been banned from using SMS to advertise their services until the regulator is able to tighten up the rules for such services....

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Orange Sells Ugandan Mobile Network

  Orange has signed an agreement with Africell Holding for the sale of its majority stake in Orange Uganda....

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Ugandan Money Agents to be Pulled into the Tax System

  Uganda's mobile money agents are to be required to register for tax id numbers as the government seeks to widen its tax collecting reach into the informal sector....

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MTN Uganda Mobile Money Base Passes 50% of all its Customers

  MTN\'s mobile network in Uganda has announced that its subscriber bare reached 9.5 million at the end of the first quarter, with more than half using its mobile money service....

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New Mobile Network Launches in Uganda

  A new mobile network has been launched in Uganda under the brand name of Smart Telecom. ...

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