Kampala, Uganda | Ahead of a public hearing Monday of MTN Uganda Ltd’s request to renew its license, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has released an evaluation report of the telecom complany for the period 1998-2018.
In the report, regulators UCC has conducted an assessment of the extent to which MTN has fulfilled its obligations under the license agreement and the law for the entire duration of the licence.
“The evaluation reveals that MTN has largely been compliant, however there are areas of non-compliance with financial, legal and technical obligations,” the report says.
In accordance with the provisions of the license (Article 3.1) , MTN formally submitted it’s application for a single term renewal of the license for 10 years on October 3, 2017. MTN’s licence is due to expire in October 2018.
The Public Hearing on March 26, 2018 is at the UCC Conference Hall starting at 10:00am.