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MPs decry exploitation of Ugandans by telecom companies

MPs have denounced the high costs of data and voice bundles Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have tasked government to prevail over telecommunication companies that are charging exorbitantly for services which is affecting communications countrywide. The MPs voiced their concerns on Thursday following a presentation on the state of …

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Telecom companies disconnect non-compliant corporate simcards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Telecommunication companies continue to disconnect mobile telephone lines that are assigned to corporate organizations which have failed to comply with the UCC guidelines issued last year. The regulator says they have received complaints alleging failure and/or refusal by operators to adhere to the set simcard …

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Mobile money agents decry poor relations with telecom companies

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Mobile money agents under their umbrella; the Association of East African Mobile Money Traders Limited have petitioned Parliament over the poor working relationship with telecom companies. The Association chairperson, George William Nyombi presented the dealer’s petition to the Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga on …

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UCC finds poor signal responsible for most network failures

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Communications Commission has found that poor signal quality was the biggest contributor to network failures among telecom companies in the country. The communications sector regulator carried out the quality of services survey between September 2019 and November 2019 and found that MTN …

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Police writes to URA, telecom compaines over impounded items

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have written to Uganda Revenue Authority- URA and telecom companies seeking ownership details of the suspected stolen items. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said police is waiting for response from URA and telecom companies in order to establish the owners of the numerous …

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Telecom’s face legal battle on unclaimed mobile money balances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human Rights Defenders Uganda has started a legal battle to push telecom companies to declare all airtime and mobile money balances on sim cards owned by deceased persons. Gideon Tugume, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders-Uganda dragged the telecom’s to court demanding that they …

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