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UCC has concluded a review of wholesale Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and SMS markets in Uganda. This is in line with the Commission’s ethos of consultation-based regulatory reforms across various communications markets. The Study focused on the provision of wholesale USSD and SMS access services by mobile network operators...
Kilimall launched into the Ugandan market in May 2016 serving a retail customer base that continues to grow exponentially to offer products that span the widest variety in the country. PC Tech caught up with its country Managing Director, Wang Chengyang to discuss their 7 month journey in Uganda and what plans...
In February 2013, Microsoft launched an initiative called 4Afrika in a bid to increase internet accessibility through affordable smart devices, facilitate modern education techniques and promote new Africentric technologies. Microsoft set out to help accelerate Africa’s economic development by empowering Africa’s youth, entrepreneurs, and developers to turn great ideas into...
These days the term “Blockchain casinos” has gained immense popularity and if we take just the Blockchain technology into account, it can be safely said that this technology is being extensively applied not just in the online gambling industry but in various other sectors such as banking sector, the...
In 2013, Facebook partnered with a number of multinationals to launch a project they claimed was going to connect the remainder of the world's population that's still out of reach of the Internet. "Internet.org is a Facebook-led initiative bringing together technology leaders, nonprofits and local communities to connect the two...
The biochemist professor and prolific 1950’s science fiction writer Isaac Asimov would be profoundly intrigued by the scientific advances that are natural integrations of today’s society. The Laws of Robotics are likely to turn into actualization as Artificial Intelligence expands its application. The creation of ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative...
With the number of people in Africa using mobile phones estimated to reach 725 million by 2020, mobile usage is growing across the continent more rapidly than any other region in the world, and although per capita uptake still remains below that globally, the gap is closing. And for many...
Bollinger Bands are quite effective for technical analysis. These bands are plotted alongside a simple moving average and together, they indicate the volatility levels in the market. The Bollinger Bands strategy (also known as stratégie bande de Bollinger in France) is preferred by traders because it is not just...
A new report by the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) has exposed loopholes in Uganda’s cyber security capacity; indicating that it’s at an embryonic state and that no concrete action has been taken to help the situation. The report was compiled after a three day consultation with different government...
South Africa’s strength in the financial services sector continues to be proven, as South Africa’s FSB (Financial Services Board) has added Stockpair.net to the blacklist as the binary options broker is domiciled in Belize and not protecting in South Africa, therefore breaking the rules. Stockpair.net isn’t a stranger to...