Latest Telecoms News about Uganda

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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South African Networks Eye Orange Uganda Sale

  South Africa's Vodacom and MTN are both in a race to put in bids to buy Orange's Ugandan operations now that they are nominally up for sale....

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Orange Considering Sale of Kenyan and Ugandan Subsidiaries

  France's Orange has confirmed that it is reviewing the status of its Kenyan and Ugandan operations and would look to reduce its stakes or even sell the companies....

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Orange cancels Adverts in Ugandan Newspaper Following Gay Outing Campaign

  Orange has pull all its advertising from the website of a Ugandan newspaper following pressure after the newspaper started a virulently homophobic campaign in the country....

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Unregistered SIM Cards Still Able to Make Calls in Uganda

  Ugandan mobile phone users are still able to use unregistered SIM cards, some five months after that was supposed to have been banned....

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