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Telcos resume simcard sale

But can tough requirements to own a sim card curb crime? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | After two months of  public outcry and back and forth negotiations, telecom firms have finally resumed selling sim cards as Uganda’s communications regulator struggles to help security agencies curb mobile phone-assisted crimes. This follows …

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MTN Uganda Subscribers grow 3% in Q1 2018

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda recorded a 3.1% rise in subscribers to 10.8million in the first quarter ending March 2018. The increment in subscribers for the first three months ends two consecutive quarters of falling customer numbers. The improved subscriber figures also contributed to an increase in …

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MTN Uganda revamps Kabarole Hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On April 20, MTN Uganda Foundation handed over the revamped out-patient department (OPD) block of Kabarole Hospital Church of Uganda and donated hospital equipment to benefit hundreds of patients who frequent one of Western Uganda’s busiest public hospitals. Ten hospital beds, 10 mattresses, 10 blankets and …

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MTN to focus on data and Mobile Money

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda plans to use the next 10 years to focus on expanding its data network and mobile money services, according to its CEO, Wim Vanhelleputte. Vanhelleputte, who spoke shortly after a public hearing on renewal of its operating license at the Uganda Communications Commission …

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UCC’s evaluation report on MTN Uganda Ltd 1998-2018

Kampala, Uganda | Ahead of a public hearing Monday of MTN Uganda Ltd’s request to renew its license, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has released an evaluation report of the telecom complany for the period 1998-2018. In the report, regulators UCC has conducted an assessment of the extent to which MTN …

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MTN staff remanded over hacking Ugandan ministers’ SIM-cards

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Two senior MTN Staff who allegedly defrauded people using the telephone lines of Ugandan ministers have been remanded to Luzira Prison. Nasser Kigenyi a Service Customer Adviser and Henry Mugambe a Salesman attached to MTN -Mubende -Kyegegwa Branch,  appeared before Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate Samuel …

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