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Parliament abandons Radio and TV project, equipment offered to UBC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Commission has abandoned the radio and television project it was pursuing to enhance media coverage of business in Parliament and donated the equipment to Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC). Among the equipment offered to UBC, a government owned public broadcaster network include; two transmitters, …

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China-aided project helps 100,000 people in rural Uganda access satellite TV

Wakiso, Uganda |  Xinhua |  China on Saturday officially completed the installation of the satellite television project in 900 Ugandan villages that face connectivity challenges. Chris Baryomunsi, Ugandan minister of Information, Communication, Technology and National Guidance, officiated at the handover ceremony held in Katabi village in the central Ugandan district …

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DStv cracks down on password sharing

Cape Town, South Africa | MELODY CHIRONDA | In an effort to curb password sharing and piracy, MultiChoice Group has announced that it will limit DStv streaming services to one device at a time. The sharing of passwords had become a norm between families and friends. The broadcaster said, “As part of …

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Journalist Epenu struggles to recover eight years after accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Former NTV news anchor, Gabriel Epenu is still struggling to recover fully due to lack of funds following an accident eight years ago.  Epenu was involved in an accident at Seeta in Mukono district in 2013, which left him bedridden.  His sister, Natasha Epenu, says …

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69K: GOtv slashes decoder prices by 23%

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  MultiChoice Uganda has today announced a 23% slash on GOtv decoder prices in a new and exciting campaign that will see GOtv customers access cutting edge entertainment at sh69,000 effective February 1, 2021. According to a statement from Multichoice Uganda, the new GOtv offer, a reduction …

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UBC agrees to give all presidential candidates free air space

  ‘We were already offering each candidate time weekly,’ says UBC Deputy MD Maurice Mugisha Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has agreed to provide free airspace on their Television and Radios for all the Uganda Presidential candidates. Wilfred Senyange, the UBC spokesperson confirmed the development today. …

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