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Airtel’s Tigo Rwanda take-over

The merger will boost the telecom’s customer base to 5.9 million Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | India’s telecom firm, Bharti Airtel, has received regulatory approval to acquire Millicom International Cellular’s Rwanda unit, Tigo Rwanda. The Sunil Mittal-led mobile carrier said on Jan 23 that it had received approval from the Rwanda …

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Airtel unveils 3G internet countrywide

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airtel Uganda has started the New Year with the launch of 3G internet to all its sites across the country. Speaking at a press conference in Kampala on Jan.24, the company’s Managing Director V.G Somasekhar, said that the upgrade in technology to 100% mobile broadband …

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Airtel Uganda hits 10 million customer mark

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leading telcom company Airtel has started the new year by hitting the 10 million customer mark. The milestone cement’s Airtel’s position as the fastest growing telecom in the Uganda and the company has pledged to continue investing heavily towards improving the quality of …

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THIS WEEK: Airtel’s Yoola Amajja promo excites

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ongoing Airtel Uganda’s Yoola Amajja promotion is exciting and gaining more popularity amongst Ugandans, according to Richard Yego, the head of Airtel money. Speaking on the sidelines of the second draw held at their headquarters in Kampala on Nov. 17, Yego said the company …

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THIS WEEK: Airtel resumes Cranes’ sponsorship

THIS WEEK: Airtel resumes Cranes’ sponsorship Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airtel Uganda has resumed sponsorship of the National Football team – the Cranes sponsorship with Shs10billion. This meant that the Telecom Company has renewed its ongoing partnership with the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) as the official sponsor …

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Airtel Uganda launches fastest 4G internet

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Airtel Uganda, Uganda’s second largest telecom firm has today launched its 4GLTE mobile telecommunications technology in the presence of Information and Communications Minister, Frank Tumwebaze and Uganda Communication Commission Director for Corporate Affairs, Fred Otunnu. Speaking at the launch in Kampala, the company’s Managing Director, …

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Airtel Uganda records Shs 160bn net profit

Anwar Soussa, who supervised the record performance, quit the telecom company Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Telecom service provider, Airtel Uganda, ended the 2016 financial year with 85.6% growth in net profit to Shs 160.45bn on the back of improved uptake of mobile money, value added services and data. …

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