Uganda braces for increased telecoms competition

Industry regulator confirms spike in broadband subscriptions to 23.7 million amid an increase in partnerships established to tap into demand for digital services and devices.
Michael Malakata
Aug 4, 2022

Uganda to disconnect six million fake mobile devices

Industry regulator UCC details plans to tackle illegal devices being used on different networks.
Jul 14, 2022

Uganda’s regulator takes telecoms service providers to task

Host of new measures announced, including that companies must exclusively provide unlimited data and voice call bundles that do not expire.
May 23, 2022

Uganda pens deal with Airtel, Huawei to cultivate tech talent

MoU in place to provide adequate skills, training and certification courses, such as 5G, AI, cloud, security, and data communications.
May 16, 2022

Airtel Uganda requests extension to listing deadline

Telco provides no reasons for application and fuels speculation as to what will happen next.
Jan 27, 2022

Mobile and fixed line subscription boosts Uganda’s telecoms prospects

Uganda Communications Commission releases findings of a recent quarterly report.
Jan 24, 2022

Airtel Uganda mulls listing plans

Company scheduled to list this year as per licencing agreement and said it will notify the market when discussions are complete.
Dec 8, 2021

Uganda launches solar tablet initiative to tackle widening digital divide

1400 homes identified for roll out by the Uganda Communications Commission.
Sep 27, 2021

Growth of Uganda's telecoms - modest but fast says regulator

Telecommunications industry has registered modest growth across all major indicators.
Sep 22, 2021

Africell negotiates exit conditions with Uganda’s regulator

The Uganda Communications Commission grants conditional approval.
Aug 24, 2021

Uganda: COVID-19 deals decisive blow to Smart Telecom

Company is understood to have already negotiated exit strategy.

Why fixed wireless access can bridge Africa’s digital divide

Technology meets much of the criteria for affordable broadband connectivity, according to technologists and industry regulators.