Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Thursday, Oct 18th

Crypto-backed solar programme launches in Uganda

Crypto-backed solar programme launches in Uganda

Wala, CP-EM partner to create utility-scale, grid-connected renewable power systems.

MTN Uganda secures renewal of operating licence

MTN Uganda secures renewal of operating licence

The country's cabinet called for new stringent terms in its approval of plans to extend the telco's operations by ten years.

New partnership to lower internet costs in Uganda

New partnership to lower internet costs in Uganda

Uganda Telecom, West Indian Ocean Cable Company pen agreement to boost local connectivity services.

Will Alphabet's Loon hover over Uganda?

Will Alphabet's Loon hover over Uganda?

Company representatives met recently with officials, according to regional media reports.

iWayAfrica Uganda announces new MD

iWayAfrica Uganda announces new MD

Company appoints Godfrey Sserwamukoko to fulfil role.

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Uganda refuses to budge on social media tax

Cabinet decides to follow through and maintain the existing form of the controversial new law.

ZTE network service centre to support partner MTN Uganda

ZTE network service centre to support partner MTN Uganda

Network Operation Centre established to support mobile operator's network.

Uganda's telecoms regulator to probe MTN on mobile money policies

Uganda's telecoms regulator to probe MTN on mobile money policies

Committee to investigate local unit of SA's MTN Group after uproar on social media.

Yahsat, iWayAfrica sign Uganda agreement.

Yahsat, iWayAfrica sign Uganda agreement

Companies partner to provide broadband support services, national coverage.

Pivotel, Internet for Humanity partner for Uganda

Pivotel, Internet for Humanity partner for Uganda

Agreement in place to help establish IT centres to address connectivity in healthcare, education and agriculture.

MTN Uganda, Ericsson team up on mobile money service.

MTN Uganda, Ericsson team up on mobile money service

MTN Uganda boosts mobile financial services with Ericsson's Converged Wallet platform.