Helios Towers Africa (HTA) has signed an agreement with Bharti Airtel to buy off its telecom towers in Africa. The deal was made for an undisclosed amount. The India based  company will divest the towers across four countries in Africa, a move that will help it reduce debt and capital expenditure...
Over the Weekend I decided to take a little vacation and because these days it is very easy to travel across East Africa thanks to the East African Community Integration I decided to visit Nairobi which is one of the beautiful cities in East Africa, I took a bus...
The second edition of Girl Geek Dinner, Kampala chapter will take place on Friday, 1st August, 2014 at Fairway Hotel starting at 5:00 PM. Girl Geek Dinner is a global event that promotes women in the Information Technology sector. It will bring together women technology practitioners, to share and learn from...
Bharti Airtel last week announced a partnership with brand and multimedia group TRACE and international music superstar Akon to launch what it described as Africa’s biggest mobile music challenge. Dubbed "Airtel TRACE Music Star," the competition will be rolled out across 13 Countries in francophone and anglophone Africa where the network...
In line with the company’s social responsibility mission of education empowerment and unlocking potential, Airtel Rwanda staff have offered a hands-on training to Business Information Technology students from Rwanda Tourism University College (RTUC) during a visit to the telecom headquarters and Network centers. Apart from gaining practical experience out of...
Telecommunications company Airtel Ltd has agreed to sell more than 3,500 of its mobile phone masts in six African countries to telecommunications tower company Eaton Towers in a bid to cut costs. This was revealed by the companies today. Bharti Airtel will lease back the towers from Eaton under a 10-year contract,...
Airtel Uganda launched amazing Internet products for its customers under the umbrella brand ‘Switch ON,’ and now want to reward fans for sharing the good news! By logging on to www.switchon.ug users can register themselves to activate 20MBs of FREE DATA!!!  Valid for 30 days, which will be renewed monthly. "Switch On"...
Telecommunications giant Airtel Uganda has announced an investment partnership with BCS, with support from Facebook to improve the telecom infrastructure in Uganda. The investment will see a total of nearly 800 KM of optical fiber laid in North West Uganda – covering Gulu, Adjumani, Arua, Koboko, Nebbi and Kamdini areas...
Effective 15th January 2015, roaming calls to the One Area Network and call back home rates will be charged at a flat rate of Uganda shillings 350/-Receiving calls when roaming will be absolutely free whilst international calls from Uganda to the One area Network will incur a charge of Uganda shillings 330/-
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has arbitrated and stopped Airtel’s move to block incoming and outgoing calls to Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) effective February 3rd, saying it affects customers and operators whom the Commission must protect. In a statement released on Monday evening, the UCC Executive Director, Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi...