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.
Aug 3, 2021

Uganda's digital finance growth better than Africa’s average says regulator

Country’s regulator clears telcos to separate their digital financial business (mobile money) from the cellular network operations to capitalise on opportunity.
May 13, 2021

Lycamobile emerges as Uganda’s third national operator

Company expected to extend its network coverage to 90% nationally.
May 12, 2021

MTN Uganda to appeal US$14m licence fee ruling

Operator confirms decision to appeal High Court judgement regarding transitional licence.
Apr 12, 2021

Mobile subscription rate drops in Uganda

But internet subscription registered marginal growth according to industry regulator report.

PIN condemns Uganda internet shutdown

Digital rights group violation of regional and international standards on freedom of expression and access to information.
Jan 12, 2021

Uganda’s President urged to protect digital communication

Over 54 organisations write to Museveni over possible internet shutdown.
Jul 17, 2020

MTN Uganda given two-year ultimatum to list

Uganda Communications Commission underlines condition stipulated in licence agreement.
Jul 9, 2020

Uganda blocks SIM card registration for businesses, govt

Telecommunications regulator launches investigation into allegations of fraud.
Jun 10, 2020

Uganda to impose 10% tax on imported phones

Latest move by government meant to encourage adoption of locally manufactured devices.
Mar 31, 2020

Uganda: Chinese nationals plead guilty to telecoms crimes

Offences include illegal possession of approximately 2000 SIM cards.