MTN Uganda advertises posts of deported executives, except for CEO

March 22, 2019

MTN Uganda has declared vacant positions of three senior executives who were deported by Ugandan authorities in February for engaging in subversive activities.

MTN moves to launch instant messaging service

March 21, 2019

Telecom giant MTN Group plans to launch a new instant messaging (IM) platform this year. MTN Smart T, which supports applications like WhatsApp

Rwanda has cheapest mobile data in Africa – report

March 15, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to countries with the cheapest and most expensive mobile data in the world, a new report indicates. According to

Liquid Telecom expands availability of Microsoft Azure in Africa

March 14, 2019

Liquid Telecom and Microsoft Gold Partner on Wednesday announced the availability of Microsoft Azure across its pan-African network, approaching 70,000km and stretching via

After Museveni & MTN executives meet, this is what they resolved

March 14, 2019

President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday met with some of the top brass from the MTN Group at the Africa Now Summit, a two-day

In 5 steps, how to activate Africell SWIFT social bundles

March 13, 2019

Africell has reintroduced Swift social bundles which had been scrapped following the introduction of social media taxes also known as OTT taxes. To

How to pay Yaka using Mobile Money (step-by-step guide)

March 8, 2019

Yaka is a prepaid service Umeme introduced to ease collection of revenue and allow people to manage and control how they spend on

How to pay OTT tax on Airtel Uganda

March 7, 2019

There are two processes you can use to pay OTT tax on Airtel. In one process, you only buy OTT tax on Airtel

MTN to launch own music streaming service, new apps to boost growth

March 7, 2019

MTN Group has announced plans to launch its own music streaming service and new applications to increase its revenue and improve the experience

Deported MTN Uganda CEO sues government

March 4, 2019

Wim Vanhelleputte, a chief executive officer of MTN Uganda who was thrown out of the country mid-February — has dragged the attorney general,

Dennis Kahindi named Liquid Telecom Uganda CEO                                           

March 4, 2019

Dennis Kahindi Keko has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Liquid Telecom Uganda. According to a statement announcing his appointment, he

Museveni, MTN CEO to meet at Kampala summit

March 2, 2019

President Yoweri Museveni will again meet the MTN Group Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter, just a month after their last encounter in Davos,

MTN to pay Liquid Telecom for 4G roaming services

March 1, 2019

Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has secured its first customer MTN South Africa, to offer 4G roaming

UCC on MTN’s fate: Too soon to decide

February 27, 2019

The Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi has said the probe into MTN Uganda is still ongoing thus it

Facebook Express WiFi coming to South Africa

February 26, 2019

Facebook has announced that it is bringing its Express WiFi programme to South Africa, reports Techpoint Africa. Facebook Express WiFi is an internet

How to pay OTT tax on MTN

February 25, 2019

There are three processes you can use to pay OTT tax on MTN. 1. You can buy OTT tax on MTN by simply

Who is Enid Edroma, new MTN Uganda general manager?

February 23, 2019

Edroma Enid was recently appointed by the MTN Board of Directors to replace Anthony Katamba as the general manager of Corporate Services at

Govt on fresh shopping for UTL buyer as first deal hits snag

February 23, 2019

Government of Uganda has again put Uganda Telecom (UTL) on the market after a 2018 deal it had closed with Taleology Holdings GIB

Edroma replaces Anthony Katamba as MTN Uganda general manager

February 22, 2019

Enid Edroma is the new general manager of Corporate Services at MTN Uganda, SautiTech has learnt. Edroma replaces Anthony Katamba who was sacked

UCC to Ugandans: We shut down the internet to protect you

February 19, 2019

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) only turns off internet access in the country when there is need to protect Ugandans, Nyombi Thembo, the director

Why govt is cracking the whip on MTN Uganda

February 18, 2019

On the night of July 2, 2018, agents attached to the Internal Security Organisation aka ISO stormed the MTN Data Center, which is

Telecom firms dragged to court over unclaimed mobile money balances

February 18, 2019

A citizen has asked court to compel four telecom companies to display all mobile money balances from inactive SIM cards. In his lawsuit

Tumwebaze: Airtel 4G will fire up digital transformation in Uganda

February 18, 2019

Minister for ICT and National Guidance Frank Tumwebaze has hailed Uganda’s second largest telecommunications company Airtel on rolling out 100 percent 4G Broad

Government: Deported MTN Uganda CEO betrayed us

February 18, 2019

Uganda was awestruck when authorities this past Thursday evening unceremoniously threw the chief executive officer of the largest telecommunications company out of the

MTN Uganda speaks on ‘ISO raid at Kololo office’

February 16, 2019

MTN Uganda has said it was not raided by the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) as was reported by the Sunday Vision. Sunday Vision

Ruyonga, Mbonye followers celebrate MTN troubles

February 16, 2019

As telecommunications giant MTN Uganda grapples with the scandals that have recently hit them, a section of social media users who follow Prophet

Charles Mbire denies being quizzed by security

February 16, 2019

MTN Uganda Chairman Charles Mbire has dismissed as “false” and baseless” reports that he was Friday quizzed by security officers over the recent

Gordian Kyomukama named MTN Uganda acting CEO

February 15, 2019

Gordian Kyomukama who has been the chief technology officer at MTN Uganda has been appointed as the acting chief executive officer (CEO) following

Monthly internet bundles: A look at what Africell, MTN & Airtel offer

February 14, 2019

We have already looked at the data packages offered by the three biggest telcos on weekly and daily plans. Today, we look at

Cabinet okays proposal to use Mobile Money for investing in govt securities

February 12, 2019

Cabinet has approved a proposal to use Mobile Money as a platform for investing in government securities. According to the Executive Director of