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MTN rebrands as telcos turn to tech

With a new logo and fresh ambitions, Africa’s largest mobile telecoms service provider is pivoting towards fintech and enterprise services | TONDERAYI MUKEREDZI | As the world increasingly becomes digitised, African telcos are calibrating their business models towards fully integrated digital and financial services enterprises. Continental telecoms giant MTN Group …

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Behind MTN’s income decline

But the telco recorded 5.8 % growth in net income to Shs 340.4 billion Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s biggest telecom firm, MTN Uganda, said a one-off payment for interim operating license and contract termination of a service provider saw its full year income reduce by Shs 62.3 …

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Battle for the internet market

Airtel Uganda increases internet bundles, leaves price uncnaged Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Telcom firm, Airtel Uganda has taken a price war to the door step of MTN Uganda with a massive increase in internet capacities. The telco, effective Feb.21, doubled daily internet bundles and increased the one on  …

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Parliament tasks telecom operators on improved tariffs, network coverage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Information Communication Technology and National Guidance on Monday tasked the National Telecommunication Operators, MTN and Airtel to improve on their network coverage and sensitize subscribers about the their tariffs. It follows a petition to Parliament by six concerned subscribers in November 2021. …

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MTN: Silicon valley in US consuming your data

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It is common for Ugandan mobile internet users to exclaim at how fast their internet bundles run out, saying the company has (eaten) stolen it! That is the common conclusion. This happens when a user fails to account for the data they have used within a …

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Guard robs Sh100M from MTN dealer

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola police are hunting for a security guard from J Unit security company for robbing Shillings 100 million from an MTN dealer. Nicholas Ojambo reportedly put the MTN agent from Nile Com Limited and driver at gunpoint in the forest between Katuugo Check-point and …

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