Uganda Telecom

Type: Company
Name: Uganda Telecom
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Telecoms Jostle for Data Market

A lady surfs the internet on her smartphone. The popularity of mkbile internet has pushed telecom companies to change strategies . INDEPENDENT PHOTOFacebook, Whatsapp send voice calls, SMS to the back seatEdward Mubiru , a marketer at MK Publishers Ltd ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda’s S&P credit rating up

Governor Bank of Uganda, Prof Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile says the rating further proof of international confidence in Uganda’s future economic growthnewvisionInternational credit rating agency, Standard & Poors (S&P) this week affirmed Uganda’s credit ... [Published New Vision - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

East Africa gears up for single tariff on calls

Telecom compnaies in East Africa are getting ready to implement the regional telecommunication framework for a One-network-area that is expected to reduce the cost of calls. The new tariff regime was agreed to by Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan, ... [Published East African - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bharti Airtel appoints new managing director

Telecommunication service provider, Bharti Airtel has appointed Tom Gutjahr as the new managing director (MD) for its Uganda office.From 1 August, Gutjahr will take office in a move to drive the firm’s strategic leadership in Uganda.According to Christian ... [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

NSSF receives sh3b dividends from Umeme

Umeme chief executive officer Charles Chapman has urged the Government to encourage giant corporates operating in Uganda to sell their shares to the public.Chapman, while handing over a dividend cheque to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) on Monday, ... [Published New Vision - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Monitor awarded as best newspaper.

Daily Monitor scooped the best newspaper award in Uganda at the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) Quality Awards. This is a sign that the paper remains the finest source of reliable information in Uganda.The award was handed over to Daily Monitor ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sh250m up for grabs in agricultural value chain competition

By David SsempijjaEntrepreneurs involved in agricultural value chain systems stand to be beneficiaries of a sh250m bounty, courtesy of the Agribusiness Innovations Challenge spearheaded by the Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness ... [Published New Vision - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Telecoms - In Brief

- Philip Tohme, the CEO of Algerian cellco Djezzy GSM, has said that the company will deploy commercial 3G services ‘during the month of Ramadan’, with the launch expected to take place on 27 June.- Mobile operator Orange Mali has appealed to the country's ... [Published Balancing Act News - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

UTL introduces opt-out for unsolicited SMS

Uganda Telecom (UTL) has introduced Do Not Disturb (DND), an option for customers to opt out of receiving subscriber SMS alerts. The Uganda Communications Commission issued a notice to all operators to stop sending unsolicited SMS to their clients, and ... [Published Telecompaper - Jun 25 2014]
Entities: Uganda Telecom, Uganda
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 3 reports

UTL Out to Boost Subscriber Numbers

at 03:42 AM EDT Shailendra Naidu is the Chief Commercial Officer for Uganda Telecom Ltd. He has worked in Asia, Europe, and Africa in the telecoms industry. He worked at Warid Telecom. He told Alon Mwesigwa how his team planned to turn around utl to boost ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Telecoms – In Brief

- According to a survey on ICT usage by the Agence Nationale de Reglementation des Telecommunications (ANRT), the number of smartphone users in Morocco has more than doubled in the past year. It found that 33 percent of Moroccans aged 12 to 65 had smartphones ... [Published Balancing Act News - Jun 20 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 19 2014 - 1 reports

Orange to sell Uganda stake to Africell

French incumbent telco Orange has announced that it is to sell its 53 per cent stake in Orange Uganda to Africell, an aspiring pan-regional operator that currently provides services in the DRC, Gambia and Sierra Leone. The deal awaits approval from the ... [Published Telecoms.com - May 19 2014]

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...Now, one can only pay for the amount of data volume one would like to use for a particular activity. "Our customers have realized the importance of the Internet and that has given us the morale to invest more in the segment" he says
"This is going to help us, we have been going to Hoima town to delivery and you can imagine the distance on that bad road when you are in laborlabor pain" Kobusingye said in an interview during a one day clinic camp

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Telecoms Jostle for Data Market [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 28 2014]
Uganda’s S&P credit rating up [Published New Vision - Jul 25 2014]
East Africa gears up for single tariff on calls [Published East African - Jul 19 2014]
Bharti Airtel appoints new managing director [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 17 2014]
NSSF receives sh3b dividends from Umeme [Published New Vision - Jul 16 2014]
Daily Monitor awarded as best newspaper. [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 14 2014]
Sh250m up for grabs in agricultural value chain... [Published New Vision - Jul 05 2014]
Telecoms - In Brief [Published Balancing Act News - Jun 27 2014]
UTL introduces opt-out for unsolicited SMS [Published Telecompaper - Jun 25 2014]
UTL Out to Boost Subscriber Numbers [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jun 25 2014]
UTL Out to Boost Subscriber Numbers [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 25 2014]
Uganda: UTL Out to Boost Subscriber Numbers [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 25 2014]
Telecoms – In Brief [Published Balancing Act News - Jun 20 2014]
Orange to sell Uganda stake to Africell [Published Telecoms.com - May 19 2014]
Uganda Women Get Midwifery Equipment [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
Libya's LapGreenN seeks to acquire Orange Ugand... [Published Telecompaper - Mar 24 2014]
Uganda Telecom to upgrade mobile money platform [Published Telecompaper - Mar 18 2014]
Uganda Telecom re-launches voice SMS on Kirusa ... [Published Telecompaper - Feb 26 2014]
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