Earlier this week, on Monday it was allegedly reported that airtime vendors had increased the price for airtime scratch cards to 10% - blaming the newly introduced taxes. However, we received no comment from any telcos or from UCC. If recalled, this isn't the first time vendors hike airtime prices....
Huawei has officially launched the first commercial A/B test solution for telecom networks to the global market to help operators quickly provision telecom services, accelerate service rollout, and build an automatic cloud-based network. Currently, NFV has been widely applied around the world. Operators use cloud technologies to build elastic, robust,...
Following public outcry over new Excise Duties that were passed by the Uganda Parliament last month, a statement released and signed by H.E the President of Uganda; Yoweri K. Museveni, clarifies that the mobile money tax is 0.5% and not 1%. "The 1% was a miscommunication. The actual figure was 0.5%,...
Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, has announced that it is now a Gold Partner for Cloud Productivity in Microsoft’s Partner Network programme. This prestigious accreditation is achieved only by the world’s top IT and telecoms companies and confirms that Liquid Telecom’s cloud services meet the highest standards in Africa and...
Telecom firm; MTN Uganda has on Tuesday partnered with multinational media company; StarTimes to offer special promotional MTN TV bundles for viewers to watch StarTimes entertainment, sports and news on their smartphones via the StarTimes App. The partnership follows the company's recent collaboration with Kwese's Iflix that is offering MTN users...
• Subscribers can now watch the best live sports and entertainment TV on the Kwesé iflix app, with affordable video data bundles (available by dialing *284*3#)
aYo Uganda has hit one million customers in less than 2 years of existence in Uganda. With a joint venture between MTN and MMI Holdings, aYo was formulated to have a strong focus on delivering micro-insurance solutions across the African continent. While addressing the media at Kati- Kati Restaurant, the...
After the launch of Iflix in Uganda earlier this week, Africell Uganda has on Thursday partnered with the official FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 broadcaster; Star Times Television, to enable Ugandans enjoy quality programming on the convenience of their smartphones, streaming via the Star Times mobile application beginning this...
After successful launches in Nigeria, Kenya, and Zimbabwe, Kwese the Joint Venture of Econet Media, Africa’s leading pan-regional media company and broadcast network, on Tuesday announced the launch of its premier digital entertainment platform; Iflix - in Uganda with industry leader MTN Uganda. Iflix is one of the leading entertainment...
Following its success last month since the launch of the MoMo Nyabo promotion, Telco firm; MTN Uganda last week handed over three Toyota Premios to winners Kiwenda, Pallisa and Oyam. The three join the first winners from Kawempe, Ibanda, and Bweyogere who recieved the cars first. Out of twenty four (24)...