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Posts Tagged ‘Uganda Telecom’

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    Uganda Telecom relaunches Voice SMS

    February 25, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Uganda Telecom has announced the re-launch of its Voice SMS service on Kirusa Platforms. This service will enable the carrier’s subscribers to “Have a Voice!” and seamlessly connect with their loved ones. Voice SMS is based on the pioneering Voice SMS...

  • Uganda networks back to normal

    October 2, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Ugandans and Uganda Telecom breathed a collective sigh of relief on Monday after the company’s network services were completely restored following a weekend of uncertainty due to recent outages. According to the company, customers were unable to make...

  • Telecom operator returning to Libya

    March 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    The Ugandan government announced on Monday that Libyan assets, including Uganda Telecom (UTL), seized by the government last year as part of United Nations (UN) sanctions on Libya, will be returned. The government said in a press statement published by the...

  • Uganda Telecom to pay back taxes

    January 25, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Uganda Telecom (UTL) said in a statement on Tuesday that it would ensure that all back taxes to the Uganda Revenue Authority are paid in full and cleared in order to push forward on its plans for expansion in the country. UTL said in a published statement on...

  • Uganda may benefit from new mobile price war

    June 28, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    A new round of telecom price wars appears to be underway and Ugandan analysts are confident that the new battle will continue to assist and help customers benefit from the price cuts. “What we are seeing with Warid and others are efforts to undercut the...

  • Uganda Telecom facing crisis

    June 20, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Uganda Telecom (Utl) remains in a conundrum, with local news reports indicating that its financial sustainability remains uncertain after it has failed to pay dues in the billions to partners and service providers. New Vision reported that the Uganda...

  • Uganda Telecom, MTN agree on payment terms

    June 15, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    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...

  • Uganda Telecom to appeal US$2 bn ruling

    May 9, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Uganda Telecom announced over the weekend that it intends to appeal a ruling that orders the company to pay MTN Uganda five billion shillings (approx US$ 2 billion) for charges, damages and interest. The decision to appeal means the battle between the two...

  • MTN Uganda optimistic over UTL ruling

    May 5, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Analysts are optimistic that the ruling of Uganda’s Commercial Court, which ordered Uganda Telecom (UTL) to pay MTN Ushs5 billion (approx US$ 2 billion) as part of payment owed the South African-based telecom giant for fees during 2008-2009, could be a...

  • Uganda in full control of Libya-owned telecom

    April 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    The Ugandan government has taken complete control of the Libyan-owned Uganda Telecom, Dow Jones Newswires reported. The move is the result of continued unrest and violence in Libya and part of the United Nations sanctions against the country. Analysts believe...