The past few months the public has had a lot of complaints in the way  MTN Uganda is delivering it's services, disgruntled customers vented on social media using the hash-tags like #OccupyMTN to try and get MTN Uganda's attention. Today, the CEO of MTN Uganda Brian Gouldie held a press conference...
MTN Uganda has deployed Ericsson’s Converged Wallet platform to support its mobile money services. Ericsson says that the new system will enable the operator to quickly introduce relevant, new and differentiated mobile financial services offerings for its seven million mobile money users and 50,000 agents. The vendor added that the new platform...
MTN has commenced  on a series of test runs of its state-of-the-art network built for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car (BSC). Bloodhound commenced the tests project on the Hakskeenpan desert in the Northern Cape enabled by the MTN state of the art network. The MTN’s network will be used to transmit...
The Anti-corruption magistrate’s court in Kololo has began the hearing of a case against Naphtali Were who is a former MTN employee. Naphtali faces three counts of forgery and attempted fraud. He allegedly presented two demand notes claiming they were from the Uganda National Bureau of standards (UNBS). Prosecution led by State...
MTN Group today announced it is the Platinum Event Sponsor for the GSMA Mobile 36 -Africa event to be held in Cape Town from 5-7 November 2014. Mobile 360-Africa will attract key stakeholders from mobile and adjacent industries to examine practical steps to help bring about collaboration, including coordinating...
President Yoweri Museveni has hailed MTN Uganda and its partners that sponsored the 2013 MTN Marathon for massive fundraising to provide safe and clean water to the people of Karamoja. The president was speaking at the commissioning of the water project in Nabilatuk village, one of the places in the...
Last Month MTN Uganda Upgraded its mobile money service and as a customer when you hear about an upgrade, you think of new things and better ways to transact via mobile money. Well a lot has changed after the upgrade and I heard a lot of complaints and confusion...
Telecommunications operator MTN Uganda has revealed that it is looking to invest UGX238 billion (USD89 million) on upgrading its networks in 2015. This is up from UGX157 billion this year and UGX138 billion in 2013. According to The Observer, the money will go towards 3G and 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile...
The Commissioner of Abyei, Nyakuach Ngor Chol has announced that the MTN network that went down for two weeks resumed functioning during the weekend in Abyei town. He revealed this while talking to Radio Tamazuj. The network went off-air two weeks ago due to technical problems with generators but now an expert...
Telecommunication giants MTN and Huawei have announced the successful live trial of a Transport Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and 2.4Tbit/s wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) system. MTN says, this trial is currently the fastest and most intelligent optical network to date in the industry – setting the standard for the evolution of optical...