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    MTN Uganda receives US$100 000 towards community projects

    October 23, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off on MTN Uganda receives US$100 000 towards community projects

    MTN Group today recognised employees in Uganda for their selflessness and dedication towards improving the lives of ordinary people, including the blind, as part of this year’s 21 Days of Y’ello Care campaign, a popular employee volunteer initiative in...

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    Rwanda: MTN to unveil cross-border money service

    October 13, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda: MTN to unveil cross-border money service

    MTN Rwanda will integrate its mobile money system with that of MTN Uganda this coming November. This will, according to the company, allow subscribers to send and receive money between the two countries. MTN Rwanda GM, Norman Munyampundu stated that...

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    MTN Uganda CEO redeployed

    June 25, 2014 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Uganda CEO redeployed

    MTN has strengthened its leadership core in Nigeria, Iran and Uganda. Mazen Mroue, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Uganda, has been appointed as the new Chief Operations Officer of MTN Irancell. He will be succeeded in Uganda by Brian Gouldie, the Chief...

  • MTN Uganda announces LTE network launch

    April 26, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Uganda announces LTE network launch

    MTN has announced its launch of Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Uganda and claimed to be the first mobile operator in the country to do so. LTE is the latest technology in the world with the fastest Internet speeds of up to 100Mbps, giving customers the...

  • Uganda: Director of Public Prosecutions withdraws case against MTN

    March 15, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Uganda: Director of Public Prosecutions withdraws case against MTN

    MTN Group Corporate Affairs has stated that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn court case number 276-2012 previously brought under private prosecution against a number of MTN Uganda executives. This was reportedly based on the fact...

  • MTN Uganda commissions fibre network

    February 12, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Uganda commissions fibre network

    MTN Uganda officially commissioned its fibre network at Katuna Border in Kabale district on Friday, 08 February 2013. The event, held at the Katuna border post, was attended by the Minister of ICT, Honourable Ruhakana Rugunda, the Executive Director of UCC...

  • MTN Uganda unveils LTE plans

    January 7, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Uganda unveils LTE plans

    MTN Uganda has announced plans to deploy a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Uganda during the coming months, which will make it the first to offer this Technology in East Africa. Popularly known as 4G, LTE is a ‘standard for wireless communication of...

  • Judge dismisses tax evasion charges against MTN Uganda

    December 14, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Judge dismisses tax evasion charges against MTN Uganda

    Judge Lameck N. Mukasa of the Criminal Division of the High Court of Uganda has declared criminal summons alleging tax evasion against the senior management and board of directors of mobile service network MTN Uganda null and void. The Judge set aside all...

  • MTN Uganda announces higher 3G speeds

    November 13, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Uganda announces higher 3G speeds

    MTN Uganda is boosting its Internet data speed by providing a 21.9 Mbps upgrade on its 3G+ service, the company announced on Monday. With some one million Internet users on their network, the company said there was a need to bolster the existing...

  • Ugandan Revenue Authority enters MTN tax fray

    November 1, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ugandan Revenue Authority enters MTN tax fray

    According to a recent report posted by The Observer, the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) intends taking over the tax evasion case against 13 directors of MTN Uganda. This latest development is also pending the outcome of a court ruling on whether the Director...

  • MTN Uganda loses billions in scam

    March 15, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Uganda loses billions in scam

    Ugandan police are currently investigating their first case of mobile money fraud. According to a statement released by MTN Uganda on Wednesday, a scam has cost them billions of shillings. The scam included at least two companies police said. Investigations...

  • MTN Uganda refuses to pay tax liability

    March 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Uganda refuses to pay tax liability

    Uganda’s Revenue Authority (URA) is likely to be shaken by MTN Uganda’s refusal to pay a Shs136 billion ($55 million) tax liability. The liability includes a Shs91 billion ($37 million) penalty, placed on the company by the authority after MTN refused to...

  • Uganda’s Warid hopeful on mobile money

    January 17, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda’s Warid hopeful on mobile money

    With Uganda’s mobile money taking off in recent months, Warid Telecom is confident that they are able to make a push into the market currently dominated by MTN. According to local figures, MTN Uganda currently controls at least 75 percent of all mobile...

  • Uganda Telecoms: vandalism and operating costs a big issue

    November 9, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda Telecoms: vandalism and operating costs a big issue

    Ugandan Telecom companies have recently addressed several key issues they face in penetrating the rural mobile market and providing reliable and affordable services. Among the issues are two major problems; vandalism and high operating costs. Uganda’s...

  • MTN Uganda growth plans dampened

    August 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Uganda growth plans dampened

    MTN Uganda, one of the leading telecommunications companies and mobile providers indicates that the rising inflation and increased competition will adversely affected its growth target for the next financial reporting period. “Some of the real...

  • Uganda Telecom, MTN agree on payment terms

    June 15, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda Telecom, MTN agree on payment terms

    Telecom service provider, Uganda Telecom Limited, has clarified their position on a dispute with MTN Uganda during a media briefing held this week. Uganda Communications Commission, the country’s telecoms regulator ruled that Uganda Telecom should pay Shs 5...