This week MTN's Christopher Ssali spoke to PC Tech's Nicholas Kamanzi about MTN Mobile Money. Here are the excerpts. Q: Last Week I wrote about how There is Not a lot of Innovation around Mobile Money and how we are not seeing Mobile Money in the startup Area, And where we...
As Orange Uganda presented five mobile applications developed by students at last year's Community Innovations Awards, the company reiterated its commitment to supporting local innovations as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility. Five teams of developers were selected as winners of a competition that attracted 72 students from Ugandan universities....
Last Month I talked about how Snapchat joined the $10 Billion dollar valuation club  and Snapchat being a company with no source of revenue this did not make a lot of a sense until a report from ComScore revealed how Snapchat is the #3 Social App among the Millennials. The three leading companies in...
MTN Uganda has now over 10 Million customers! To celebrate this milestone of exceeding 10 million subscribers the telecom giant is giving out 1 free MTN to MTN minute and 10MB of internet to all their customers today. The company noted that, while reaching the 10million mark is a good thing, MTN...
Two of Uganda's main Telecom companies, MTN and Orange, have explained their disagreements with the tax body (URA), stressing that they are not involved in any tax evasion. Officials said their companies are not among the tax defaulters although they were listed in the Auditor General’s report among those with...
This weekend, Microsoft released a brand-new app for iOS called Snipp3t that lets you "subscribe" to celebrities. In doing so, you set yourself up to receive personalized headlines, social media feeds, and all the other news you can handle regarding what said celebrity is up to. You Tap on a celebrity...
Popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is hogging the limelight after several analyst reports have pointed to its rapid growth — among Strategy Analytics. Now another research firm, Canalys , has offered up even more evidence of Xiaomi’s popularity — in the second quarter of 2014, it found that Xiaomi recorded a...
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"...
In 2004 if you told the Banks in Uganda that Telecom companies that had started penetrating the Ugandan Market where going to take out most of their business, the Banks would say that would never happen but 10 years down the road Mobile Money is King, and more people...
LinkedIn is fleshing out its tools for salesepople today with a new version of its Sales Navigator. The biggest difference — the Sales Navigator is now a standalone product rather than an additional set of features on the main LinkedIn site. Vice President of Sales Solution Mike Derezin and Group Product Manager...