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MTN Uganda H1 net profit up 48% to Shs193.6bn

Company CEO says it delivered a resilience half year amidst a difficult macroeconomic environment | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda has reported a 48.1% growth in profit after tax to Shs193.6bn for the first six months of 2022 amidst a tough economic environment. Wim Vanhelleputte, the company’s outgoing CEO said …

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YOTV unveils redesigned YOTV App

Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | YOTV Channels has unveiled a new state-of-the-art redesigned video streaming app. The new app expands its current offering from a few options to a large variety of live and video-on-demand content covering over 60 live TV channels, over 50 live radio stations, over 140 artists …

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MTN Uganda appoints Sylvia Mulinge as new CEO

| THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda has appointed Safaricom’s Chief Consumer Business Officer, Sylvia Mulinge, as its new chief executive officer effective October 1. She replaces Wim Vanhelleputte who has been promoted to a regional role as operating executive for the West and Central African Markets of Liberia, Guinea-Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, …

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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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