MTN Rwanda has launched four new customer service centres. The new centres are located in Karongi (Western Province), Petit Barriere(Western Province), Gicumbi (Northern Province) and Nyakarambi (Eastern Province). According to Camille Kaminuza, MTN's Regional Manager, the centres will play a critical role in reinforcing efficiency and ease of doing business...
MTN Uganda, has revealed that it expects strong uptake of data services to help push up revenues in 2016 by between 7% and 10%. The expectations were relayed by the chief executive officer, Brian Gouldie, while talking to Reuters. ‘The biggest reason for the growth will be around our data.’ Gouldie revealed...
After the launch of the messaging app, Allo, it seems like some people aren't supporting it. Edward Snowden; a computer professional and former Central Intelligence Agency employee on Wednesday warned people about the lack of privacy on Google's recently launched messaging app Allo, and advised them not to use it. Google Allo...
Uber’s product team has now upgraded its smartphone only experience into an all-round Window Universal app. The app which was earlier locked down to just the smartphone for Windows 10 Mobile users has now evolved to an app that scales to tablets and desktops, powered by Windows 10. The cool...
Google last week officially announced October 4 as the date they will unveil its much anticipated Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones which be running on the company's latest Android OS, Android 7.1 Nougat, and do away with the Nexus brand. Asides from that, a recent tweet by Hiroshi Lockheimer, SVP Android, Chrome OS & Play at Google indicated...
Uber has slashed its UberX fares in Kampala as of February 9th as many other competitors like Fone Taxis, Friendship Taxis look to gain ground in the ride hailing business in the city. Uber made the announcement on their website stating that they want to make sure that uberX is one of the...
In the year 2017, Bank of Uganda directed all Mobile Money operations in Uganda to be interoperable between the telecommunications companies operating in Uganda. This move was aimed at ensuring that customers from different networks would be able to seamlessly send and receive funds directly across all networks. MTN...
In the latest annual Gartner Market Share Analysis for Communications Service Provider (CSP) Operational Technology, Huawei has been identified as the market leader for the third year in a row. Building upon year-on-year growth, Huawei’s market share now stands at 13% of the OT Software market valued at USD$16.3...
Twitter has hired Jeffrey Siminoff to replace Janet Van Huysse as the company’s new vice president of diversity and inclusion. The news was announced on, yep, Twitter, by its head of human resources, Brian Schipper. Siminoff, who starts in January, seems like a great fit for this role. He’s joining Twitter...
Google and the Larry Page Family Page Foundation have launched a public campaign to fight Ebola. According to Google's official blog, Every dollar you will donate will be doubled by Google. Larry Page Family foundation is giving $15 Million while Google is giving $10 Million right away to help stop...