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Next big thing at MTN

Company plans to widen data usage, lower tariffs MTN Uganda’s Chief Executive Officer, Wim Vanhelleputte who has spent eight months in office describes himself as a forward looking manager wanting his leadership to grow company profitability while meeting customer demands. He says the most critical thing he is currently preoccupying …

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Libyans pull out of UTL, Uganda Govt takes over

Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) that has been limping for years, will be rescued by government. Government will take over UTL’s full management immediately. Minister for Finance Matia Kasaija confirmed Wednesday that Libyan company UCOM, a subsidiary of majority shareholders Libyan Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Holding Company (LPTIC), would no …

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In South Korea, the race is on for Olympics 5G next year

Barcelona, Spain | AFP | Tech-savvy sports enthusiasts will get their money’s worth at next year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics where South Korea’s KT mobile operator wants to give spectators what it hopes will be their first 5G experience. Telecom firms have long been racing to develop this new, fifth generation …

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Nokia relaunches iconic 3310 mobile model

Barcelona, Spain | AFP |  Finnish brand Nokia, a former mobile star, on Sunday launched three new Android smartphones and unveiled a revamped version of its iconic 3310 model more than a decade after it was phased out. Unlike the original, which was known for its sturdiness, the new Nokia …

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MPs Select Committee meets UTL board in Dubai

UTL still has potential to thrive again – Dr. Faisel Gergab The Chairman of Libyan Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Holding Company (LPTIC) Dr. Faisel Gergab has reassured parliament that Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) still has a future. He promised that the company will come up with a transformation plan to …

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Mission accomplished?

Brian Gouldie, the outgoing MTN Uganda CEO, says he is not being replaced in Uganda because of non-performance. Reacting to The Independent’s lead story titled, ‘Why MTN boss is leaving’ (June 03-09), Gouldie defended his two-year tenure saying the company’s objectives of bringing him to Uganda have been achieved. Without …

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