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Safaricom Suffers a Major Network Outage Affecting Users Country Wide

According to reports by Daily Nation, on a Monday morning millions of Safaricom customers were unable to make calls, send money, buy data, after the mobile service provider experienced a technical...

Liquid Telecom and Intelsat team to expand high performance broadband services in Africa

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, and Intelsat S.A, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, have announced a new agreement...

Government Extends SIM Card Registration Deadline

The Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has ordered the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to extend the simcard registration verification deadline, PC Tech Magazine has learnt. The directive was given in...
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ICTAU Writes to UCC Executive Director Over Simcard Registration Verification Deadline

The Information Communications Technology Association of Uganda (ICTAU) has raised concern over the seven day ultimatum issued over verification of simcard registration particulars by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). The Commission on...
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UCC on the Spot Over Simcard Registration Update Deadline

Members of the ICT Association (ICTAU) - Uganda's umbrella body for private-sector players in the  ICT Industry - spent most of the day debating UCC's latest directive on SIM Registration. While addressing...
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How to Register you SimCard Details Using Your National ID With Your Phone

Following a directive from the Government regulatory body of communications in Uganda; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) on Tuesday this week issued a 7 day ultimatum to all Ugandans to have their...

MTN Uganda Rewards Subscribers in Customer Appreciation Week

MTN Uganda has yet again embarked on a drive to appreciate its customers and recommit itself to deliver a distinctive service to its customers. The drive is a themed quarterly exercise that...
The Excutive Director briefs the meeting on the outcomes of the previous meeting with ICT stakeholders on SIM card registration. Photo Credit: UCC Twitter Page

Ugandans Given 7 Days to Update their Simcard Registration Details Before Deactivation

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has issued a 7-day ultimatum to all Ugandans to have their simcard registration particulars updated, short of which they would be deactivated. The directive was given by...

Africa Telecom and Finance Leaders Assess Accelerating Digital Investment Opportunities

Leaders from Africa's biggest telecom investment companies are scheduled for a meeting with investment bankers, investors and advisers to discuss accelerating new investment opportunities in digital communications and infrastructure. Telecom and tech...
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UCC Policy on SimCard Registration Casts Uncertainty on Refugees’ Ability to Own Phones

The new policy by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) on SimCard registration leaves worry on the possibility of refugees to own phones in Uganda. In what UCC described as a move to...
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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...