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Posts Tagged ‘Uganda Telecom’

  • Kampala in Uganda will play host to this year’s eLearning Africa (image: file)

    Uganda Telecom relaunches Voice SMS

    February 25, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda Telecom relaunches Voice SMS

    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 on Uganda networks back to normal

    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 on Telecom operator returning to Libya

    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 on Uganda Telecom to pay back taxes

    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 on Uganda may benefit from new mobile price war

    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 on Uganda Telecom facing crisis

    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 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...

  • Uganda Telecom to appeal US$2 bn ruling

    May 9, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda Telecom to appeal US$2 bn ruling

    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 on Uganda in full control of Libya-owned telecom

    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...

  • Uganda govt. seizes Libyan assets

    March 31, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda govt. seizes Libyan assets

    The government of Uganda has seized control of Libya’s majority stake in the country’s Uganda Telecom, but concerns over how the management will be shifted remains a concern among observers and analysts. “We think the move was right, considering the...

  • Uganda stops MTN from blocking calls

    March 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Uganda stops MTN from blocking calls

    Uganda has ended any visions MTN’s local unit had of blocking calls to competitor Uganda Telecom – owned by Libya – after the company last week had threatened to bar customers from phoning people with the other network. It comes as the row between MTN...

  • Uganda: MTN could block rival network calls

    March 9, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda: MTN could block rival network calls

    According to reports and sources in Uganda, MTN Uganda Ltd. has threatened to block calls through rival company, Libyan-owned Uganda Telecom over an unpaid bill. Analysts in the country are worried that the move, if carried out, could bring about an economic...

  • MTN sues Uganda Telecom

    February 26, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN sues Uganda Telecom

    MTN has sued Uganda Telecom and is seeking UGS7.2 billion (USD3.55 million) for unpaid interconnection fees...

  • Uganda Telecom puts customers on Seacom

    October 16, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Uganda Telecom puts customers on Seacom

    Uganda Telecoms Ltd last week launched its customers onto the Seacom fibre optic cable following a partnership agreement signed between the two companies on July ...

  • Essar bids for Warid Telecom

    September 14, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Essar bids for Warid Telecom

    Essar Teleholdings, the telecom subsidiary of Mumbai group Essar Global, is in advanced stages of talks with Dhabi Group to acquire the latter’s African telecom companies, reports Uganda’s Daily Monitor...