Latest Telecoms News about Uganda

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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MTN Uganda Reviews Last Year's Network Upgrades

  MTN Uganda says that during last year, it deployed a total of 115 new coverage sites and upgraded the capacity of another 406 base stations....

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Mobile Money Userbase Overtakes Bank Accounts in Uganda

  The number of mobile money account users in Uganda has surpased the number of bank accounts in the country, the Bank of Uganda's Deputy Governor Dr. Louis Kasekende has announced....

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Uganda Bans Mobile Phones from Schools

  Uganda's Education Ministry has issued an order banning the possession of mobile phones in the country's schools....

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Over Million SIM Cards Cut Off in Uganda

  An estimated 1.5 million SIM cards are being cut off in Uganda after a deadline to register their users with the mobile networks expired over the weekend....

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Uganda to Tighten Mobile Banking Regulations

  The Ugandan government is taking more steps to regulate the mobile banking market and has ordered the Ministry of Finance to develop fresh regulations for the industry....

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