Kwesé TV and MTN Uganda yesterday announced a new partnership which will provide Kwesé TV and MTN subscribers with a simple and convenient way to pay and renew their subscriptions services using MTN Mobile Money. Speaking during the official launch of the partnership Kwesé TV Uganda Country Manager Herbert Mucunguzi...
MTN Uganda in November last year partnered with Fero Mobile to launch an entry-level smartphone; the Fero A4001 Plus onto the market to enable more Ugandans to get connected to the internet. The handset rolled out at the start of the festive season, and within a month, the handset was...
PayPal and Safaricom announced a revolutionary collaboration that enables Kenyans to seamlessly move money between their M-PESA and PayPal accounts. The new service eliminates significant barriers that have hindered consumers and businesses in the country from taking full advantage of global eCommerce. “PayPal’s collaboration with M-PESA is part of the...
Africell Holdings has signed a new USD$116.5 million syndicated loan for the expansion of its mobile network operations across sub-Saharan Africa. According to founding CEO and Group Chairman, Ziad Dalloul, Africell‘s success comes from the communities it works in and its management’s focus on operational efficiency to create value for its...
Following their ban on the sale of SIM Cards recently, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has issued yet a new directive, this time to stop the sale of airtime scratch cards, by June 30th, in favor of electronic points of sales and distribution. Little is known why UCC has come up...
Telecom firm; MTN Uganda on Thursday at The Square Palace in Kampala launched a new product dubbed; MTNShortz; a platform that allows subscribes watch videos of a maximum length 10 minutes on their mobile phones/tablets on an active data bundle limited to MTN Uganda customers. MTN Shortz comes after the launch...
Uganda's communications regulatory body, UCC has advised telecommunications companies to immediately cease the sale of SIM cards through hawkers, street vendors, street agents and any other establishments that are not licensed by Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) or other municipal and town authorities. UCC was last week directed by government...
MTN Uganda on Thursday introduced free gaming on MTN Game+ every Thursday for its MTN Pulse customers. This is part of the broader proposition for MTN Pulse customers that are enthusiastic about gaming. This comes after month when the telecom firm launched Pulse, a community targeting the youth, giving...
China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks, partnering with over 30 global carriers. Ahead of the opening of Mobile World Congress, being held Barcelona, Spain; the GSMA...
Financial Times reports that Eaton Towers has appointed insurance industry veteran Jim Sutcliffe as chairman and is getting close to a London stock market listing that would value the company at roughly GBP 1.5 billion including its debt. It said the company was poised to reveal the details of...