For the first time in almost 4 decades, the Uganda cranes qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations 2017 being held in Gabon from January 14th to February 5th 2017. Many Ugandan fans who would love to travel to Gabon might not be able to because of the cost...
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...
Kigali, Rwanda - In efforts to grow the scope of payment services offered on the Airtel money platform, Airtel Rwanda has introduced a payment option for Kenya Airways (KQ) tickets on Airtel money. Airtel customers can now pay for their Kenya Airways (KQ) tickets by simply dialing *182#, access the...
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/-
Airtel Ghana  has been fined GH¢50,000.00 by the National Communication Authority (NCA)  and ordered to resolve Stand-alone Dedicated Control Channel (SDCCH) Congestion in Jirap. The telecom was also directed to improve 3G network coverage in Wa, Lawra, Tumu and Jirapa by December 2015. This wasthe First Ever Quality of Service Monitoring for...
Safaricom has taken rival telecommunications company Airtel to court on claims that it is infringing on its M-Pesa trademark by including its symbols on its advertising billboards. Safaricom has filed pictures in court that it claims show evidence of Airtel Kenya’s usage of signs that are identical to two of...
Airtel Uganda has announced a major milestone of hitting over 10million happy customers this year. This tremendous growth has cemented Airtel’s position as the fastest growing telecom in the country. “We are happy to announce that our customer base has grown to 10 million. This means we have been able...
Today, Airtel has announced the appointment of three key business leaders in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Niger. The leadership roles, according to the company, will become effective as of October 1, 2014. Djibril Ouattara has been appointed the new Managing Director for Airtel Niger to bolster the company’s...
As part of the implementation of the One Network Area project of the northern corridor infrastructure, Airtel Rwanda has today slashed call rates to Uganda by 78%. Airtel customers will now call Uganda for as low as Rwf59 per minute.
Airtel Uganda has today announced a major milestone in its operations; becoming the first telecom operator in Uganda to have all its sites across the country 3G mobile broadband enabled. The upgrade in technology to 100% mobile broadband means that all Airtel Uganda subscribers will now have access to...