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Last week we reported that the Ugandan Government had up to May 26th to find a new capable investor that could revive State-owned Uganda Telecom (UTL) after the Libyan shareholders; Libyan Post Telecommunications and IT Holding Company (LPTIC) with 40% shares withdrew from the telco leaving the company almost to a...
Experts at the Africa Session of the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have described terrestrial fibre constraints as the mother of all bottlenecks hindering increased Internet penetration on the continent. During his presentation on the theme “Enabling Content on the African Continent”, Chief Executive Officer of the research firm,...
itel Mobiles, one of Africa's leading smartphone brands, ealry this month officially the itel A32F smartphone – first in the itel mobile lines to sport a fingerprint unlock feature, as well as powered by the latest AndroidTM Oreo (Go edition). We're not sure whether the 'F' in A32F stands...
Could Africell Uganda be in big trouble? Government regulatory body of the communications sector; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) on March 7th, 2018 advised all 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...
Earlier this month, PC Tech Magazine reported how the Ugandan Cabinet announced it was in procedures to find a new capable investor to revive State-owned Uganda Telecom (UTL) to upgrade its network and as well have its service license extended by twenty years (20). However, at the time of the press...
Stanbic Bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have celebrated ten years of partnership by hosting a high level Business forum for members of the Ugandan/China Business community. ICBC, the world’s biggest bank, is the single largest shareholder in Standard Bank group having acquired a 20.1% stake...
Early of April, we reported Fuzu Limited; an online career development and talent management platform was set to launch in May in Uganda, which the company has today done. The official announcement was made by FUZU Limited CEO; Jussi Hinkkanen at the Design Hub Kampala. Like we reported before, the company aims to...
DFCU bank has on Wednesday launched a revamped eBanking platform for its Omni-Channels called Quick Banking to enable its customers make their transactions faster, safer, and simpler banking. The Omni-Channel consists of three channels to say; the use of USSD codes for feature phones, use of a mobile application...
The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda on Tuesday announcement a partnership that will see Rwanda host the 7th edition of the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) from October 11th – 12th, 2018, at Kigali Convention Center. The challenge is aimed at showcasing African ingenuity as well as recognizing...
Following the launch of the Shell EasyGo card in February 2018, the card has attracted a lot of attention from a lot of Shell customers with massive sign up and usage. Vivo Energy Uganda has today made it possible for its customers to sign up for the Shell EasyGo cards...