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Posts Tagged ‘Warid Telecom’

  • Uganda: Airtel seeks to allay Warid customer concern

    May 15, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda: Airtel seeks to allay Warid customer concern

    Bharti Airtel (Airtel), a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today reiterated its commitment to Uganda and said it will “continue to make investments and offer world-class and...

  • Uganda: Warid customers concerned over Airtel takeover

    May 1, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda: Warid customers concerned over Airtel takeover

    The East African Business Week reports that the Bharti Airtel takeover of Warid Telecom has been met with mixed response from Warid customers. There is reportedly concern amongst customers about maintaining numbers and missing out on products available on the...

  • Ugandan telecom operators outsourcing to the UK

    March 30, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ugandan telecom operators outsourcing to the UK

    Ugandan telecommunications operators are outsourcing large portions of their management of infrastructure and assets to UK-based Eaton Towers. According to reports, Orange Uganda and Warid Telecom are also outsourcing assets and asset management to the UK in...

  • Warid Telecom sells 400 towers

    March 19, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Warid Telecom sells 400 towers

    African tower company Eaton Towers, today announced they are in the process of expanding their investment in Uganda. According to a statement released by the company, Eaton Towers are set to acquire 400 towers from Warid Telecom Uganda. This comes on the back...

  • Warid Telecom launches sales portal

    February 10, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Warid Telecom launches sales portal

    Mobile telecommunications company Warid Telecom announced the launch of their Warid Tijarat portal today. Providing service in Congo, Pakistan and Uganda, Warid’s new website enables users to buy and sell various items via their mobile phones. “Warid...

  • Obopay gives Uganda’s Warid the upper hand

    January 19, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Obopay gives Uganda’s Warid the upper hand

    Uganda’s Warid Telecom and Obopay announced a new agreement that will see the telecommunications operator launch a mobile banking and payment service called Warid Pesa. The initiative has analysts tipping Warid as the new top provider of mobile money in the...

  • 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’s Warid: “Mobile money moving faster than expected”

    January 9, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Uganda’s Warid Telecom says that the first stages of its mobile money registration process has been reportedly solid, a top official told media on Monday. The goal of mobile money is to provide users an easy way of managing their funds, as well increasing...

  • Warid Telecom launches cross-network money service

    December 27, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Warid Telecom launches cross-network money service

    Warid Telecom in Uganda has launched its own money transfer service, called WaridPesa, and it will allow users to transfer funds to other users, no matter which network they are on. “The technology revolution is transforming Uganda’s population in...

  • Uganda government victim of telecom price wars

    August 29, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Uganda government victim of telecom price wars

    The Ugandan government reported over the weekend that they have been hurt as a result of the ongoing price wars afflicting the country’s telecommunications sector. It comes as prices of call rates and other telecom services continue to drop dramatically as...

  • Uganda telecoms under fire over quality

    February 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Uganda telecoms under fire over quality

    The quality of some telecom services has deteriorated even as operators have made the calls affordable, a new statement from the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) said late last week. The price wars that started last year have led to call rates dropping...

  • Warid Telecom expands service centres network

    May 6, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Warid Telecom expands service centres network

    Uganda’s telecom provider, Warid Telecom has opened an additional six customer care centres around the country to expand its presence in the local market. The company plans a total of 25 new customer care centres by June this year and intends to double that...

  • Warid Telecom appoints new CEO

    March 12, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Warid Telecom appoints new CEO

    Warid Telecom has appointed Muneer Farooqui as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...