SA ranks third in Africa for broadband speed

SA's race for
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Researchers outline
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Monday, Aug 19th

Uganda: Tech manufacturing plant to roll out solutions by year-end

Uganda: Tech manufacturing plant to roll out solutions by year-end

China's ENGO Holdings begins construction on mobile solution plant.

afriQloud cloud service launches in Uganda

afriQloud cloud service launches in Uganda

To provide the African technology industry with cloud sovereignty.

Kenya's lack of data access hinders innovation

Uganda SIM card registration in limbo

Comms regulator blames delays by National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) in implementing API for registration process.

Uganda wants MTN to list locally before licence extension

Uganda wants MTN to list locally before licence extension

The country asks MTN Uganda to list some of its shares on the local stock exchange as a condition for renewing its operating licence.

Unregistered SIM card deactivation underway in Uganda

Unregistered SIM card deactivation underway in Uganda

Mobile network operators have started to deactivate unregistered SIM cards as government's deadline passes.

Uganda lifts ban on airtime scratch cards

Uganda lifts ban on airtime scratch cards

MTN Uganda CEO responds saying research shows that 99 percent of customers have already embraced the electronic airtime loading system.

Uber arrives in Uganda.

Uber arrives in Uganda

Mobile taxi service app focused on partnership in Kampala, number 462 on its global network.

Africell squares off with UCC

Africell squares off with UCC

Mobile operator accused of flouting directives on SIM card registration.

R9.3 million Ugandan fine adds to MTN woes.

R9.3 million Ugandan fine adds to MTN woes

MTN is facing yet another fine, this time in Uganda but the telecoms giant says it is appealing the judgment by a Ugandan commercial court.

Uganda grappling with airtime scratch card regulation

Uganda grapples with airtime scratch card regulation

Uncertainty over fate of cards being phased out of the market ahead of June deadline.

Telcos buying into mobile money interoperability.

Telcos buying into mobile money interoperability

Increased focus by operators on cross-border money transfer services.