ISPs

30
Mar

Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Explained

Did you know it is possible to own a telecommunications company without necessarily owning infrastructure to run it? If you didn’t, now you know (You are welcome.) But how does this work? Basically, you buy packages from telecom companies in bulk and resell them to your customers at a retail price. In this case, you are referred to as a

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24
Feb

Lycamobile: What We Know About Uganda’s New Telecom Company

There is a new player in Uganda’s telecommunications scene called Lycamobile. It joins MTN Uganda, Airtel Uganda, Africell Uganda, and Uganda Telecom Ltd, among others who currently operate in the Ugandan market. Lycamobile was founded in 2006 by a Sri Lanka-British citizen, Allirajah Subaskaran and it has a net worth of 2 billion euros with 15 million customers across the globe.

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17
Feb

MTN Uganda Partners with YoTVChannels To Provide Streaming Bundles For her Customers

YoTV Channels, a mobile and web-based platform that provides mainly local media content and MTN Uganda today unveiled a TV streaming data plan. The new plan will provide you with unlimited access to local TV and Radio for a 30 days FREE trial period after which you will upgrade to a subscription plan of your own preference. While announcing this partnership,

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21
Mar

Airtel Uganda asks for more spectrum to drive 4G penetration

Airtel wants to push the recently announced countrywide 4G availability a notch higher. The top executives at Airtel had a meeting with the President of the Republic of Uganda Yoweri Museveni and requested the him to support their quest for additional spectrum. The smartphone network is particularly considering to get more spectrum in the 800/900 MHz region. The telecom claims that this

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9
Jan

Lets get this straight, WiFi is NOT the same as internet

Often used interchangeably by most of us [yes, I said us], the concept of using WiFi and the internet are often confused to be the same. WiFi is a wireless network protocol that is used to link devices together. One of the common ways of gaining access to the internet is by connecting to a WiFi. However, this is not

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9
Jan

MTN Uganda launches Two in One MiFi and Power bank

One of the greatest joys of the modern day is the ability to access the internet and of course being connected for long for long without battery running out midway. With the rise of faster 4G networks, smartphone batteries experience undeniable strain and soon run out cutting off the fun. This leads to feeling a deep yearning in the user.

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9
Jan

Unlimited Internet isn’t really unlimited

Unlimited Internet is not unlimited. Puzzling? Yeah, it is very perplexing. You just splashed out a chunk of your money and bought an unlimited Internet bundle from your favorite Service Provider. You are thinking about doing a lot with this. Maybe catching up with your favorite shows on Netflix or streaming a lot of video content, downloading torrents, and a

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11
Aug

MTN Uganda Reports 8.8% Revenue Growth in Half Year Results

MTN Group today released the interim results for the first half of 2018. The results point to improved revenues – up by 10.2% – for the MTN Group, with Uganda being a major contributor to that growth. According to the results, MTN Uganda’s revenue expanded by 8.8% to Ugx734.4bn on account of improved data revenue and Mobile Money revenue exceeding

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10
Aug

Airtel Kenya drops call rates to a flat rate of 2/-

For a long time now, Airtel Kenya has been playing catch-up with the market leader, Safaricom. Recent CA reports show that Airtel is closing in on Safaricom at slow but steady pace and today, Airtel is pushing yet another lucrative proposition for it’s would-be customers. Starting today, new Airtel customers will by default be on a tariff that allows them

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