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Telecom companies make gains amidst uncertainities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Telecommunication companies have reported that their operations over the last six months have been affected by what they call a difficult macroeconomic environment, characterized by the skyrocketing cost of living and foreign exchange rate. According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, the inflation rate rose for …

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MTN, Mayuge Sugar inject UGX 400M into Busoga Masaza Cup

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda and Mayuge Sugar have boosted this year’s Busoga Masaza Cup tournament with 400 million Shillings. The sponsorship that will help promote sports and talent scouting in the sub region saw MTN give 350million and Mayuge Sugar 50 million, to ensure smooth operations throughout …

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What does separation of mobile money from telecoms mean?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Starting June 1st, Ugandans will have mobile money transactions run by companies separate from the traditional telecoms that have been operating the business. This follows the licensing of three companies to operate mobile money services in Uganda including MTN Mobile Money Uganda Ltd and Airtel Mobile …

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Court upholds 51 billion telecom license fees for MTN Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court in Kampala has upheld a decision by Uganda Communications Commission-UCC, for telecom company MTN to pay 51 billion Shillings (14.14 million USD) as license fees. In July 2020, UCC wrote to MTN requiring them to pay a license fee for the transitional period of …

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Stock market regulator to pocket UGX 1Bn from MTN listing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Capital Markets Authority expects to reap Non Tax Revenue of  1.15 billion Shillings from the listing of telecom giant MTN Uganda on the Uganda Securities Exchange. This was disclosed by the Chief Executive Officer of the authority Keith Kalyegira while appearing before the Finance …

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MTN partners with IMG to provide telemedicine services

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge  | MTN Uganda and International Medical Group and International Medical Center have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide digital health services across the country. Telemedicine is a situation where a medical doctor interacts or offers medical services to a patient through internet enabled devices like …

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