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Vodafone unveils the Zaga ReMix

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Telecom firm, Vodafone, has unveiled a new offer dubbed Zaga ReMix giving customer a free S.W.I.F.T bundle for social media users. Roy Tumwizere, the head of segments at Vodafone said they envision success through technology and are therefore ever evolving alongside its customers’ needs and …

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Simcard registration dividends

Operators fear strict registration requirement will slow growth of subscribers Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Telecom firms now feel confident in carrying out their business following the conclusion of a mandatory Simcard registration and validation on August 31, 2017, according to Godfrey Mutabazi, the executive director at the Uganda Communications …

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Huawei takes jab at Samsung with ‘no explosion’ phone

Munich, Germany | AFP | Chinese electronics firm Huawei on Thursday unveiled its latest Mate 9 smartphone in Munich, designed to challenge global market leaders Apple and Samsung with features including a high-quality camera and higher-capacity battery. As Korea’s Samsung struggles with negative publicity following the high-profile recall of its …

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Tablet market shrinks as demand grows for hybrids

San Francisco, United States | AFP |  The tablet market shrank in the recently-ended quarter, as shipments of bargain-priced computers with detachable screens hit a record high, according to market analysis firm International Data Corporation. Tablet makers shipped 43 million units in the quarter, down 14.7 percent from the number …

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Clinton voices concern over AT&T-Time Warner mega-deal

Washington, United States | AFP | White House hopeful Hillary Clinton said the proposed mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner “raises questions and concerns” and merits further study. AT&T and Time Warner, home of CNN and HBO, have said the proposed $108.7 billion deal will benefit consumers as they gird …

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Verizon warily staying with deal to buy Yahoo

Laguna Beach, United States | AFP | A Verizon executive overseeing the deal to buy Yahoo said Wednesday the deal was moving ahead pending the outcome of an investigation into an epic hack. Verizon expected that within 60 days it would have the “outcome” of how the massive breach at …

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