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Country focus: Uganda – Africa’s Pearl

The Republic of Uganda is known worldwide for its natural splendour, its abundance of fauna and flora and its established eco-tourism market. It is marketed as ‘the Pearl of Africa’. However, the country has also earned a strong reputation for...

Ugandan telecos face stiff penalties

Uganda’s Communications Commission (UCC) announced that the country’s telecommunications operators will know within two weeks if they will be issued with penalties for poor service delivery. This comes just a week after Nigeria’s NCC imposed hefty fines on mobile phone operators...

Rural ICT project launched in Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has funded a rural ICT project aimed at providing Arua Secondary with ICT skills for self- sustainability and economic development. Armando Angulibo, Training Coordinator, commented on the exercise, saying it was projected towards community empowerment through the...

Uganda extends awards deadline

Uganda’s telecom regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), announced on Thursday that it was pushing back the deadline for entry submissions for the Annual Communications Innovation Awards (ACIA 2012). The original deadline was this Friday, but the UCC has moved...

Uganda urging citizens to register SIM cards

The Ugandan government has urged its citizens to ensure that their SIM cards are registered ahead of an upcoming deadline, in order for services to be uninterrupted. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) made the appeal on Monday as they attempt to...

Uganda bracing for another price war

Uganda’s telecom market has been gripped by yet another mobile price war. That has led to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the Uganda communications industry regulator, to reconsider reducing interconnection rates between mobile networks. The UCC may reduce the current...

Warid Telecom, Huawei mobile network deal

Uganda’s Warid Telecom, a mobile telecommunications company, has concluded an agreement with Huawei Technologies, a global telecommunications solutions provider in an effort to expand and upgrade its network in the country. "As a growing network, there is need to quickly...

Optimising business processes and workflow with UCC

An effective communications infrastructure can, in today's competitive economy, supercharge organisations' process chain - from developing a product, to procurement, manufacturing, sales and customer management. However, in the real world the above is often theoretical "pie in the sky" as workflow...

Uganda looks for mobile subscription growth

Uganda has seen massive drop offs in the number of calls made on its mobile phone markets, which has many experts and industry leaders worried that the sector is suffering. Airtel’s managing director V.G Somashekar said that efforts are...

Local business group applies for telecom license in Uganda

Mara Group, the company behind the Kensington Luxury houses in Kampala, applied for a telecommunication license to operate in Uganda, said Uganda Communication Commission (UCC), writes the local publication The Monitor. The company seeks access in the telecom industry, to...
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