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Consumers Grill Telecoms On Service Delivery At Lira Consumer Parliament

It is not often that communications service providers and their regulator jointly subject themselves to public questioning regarding service delivery. The Communications Consumer Parliament in Lira Town last  Friday provided this rare opportunity. As the more than three hundred people who turned up at Margaritha Palace Hotel can testify, the

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Safaricom, Huawei Receive Prestigious “Most Innovative Service” Award

Safaricom and Huawei have jointly received the prestigious Most Innovative Service “the Business of Tomorrow” award at AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town. This Award recognizes the two companies for offering the new revolutionary Mobile Money Overdraft service, known as “Fuliza”. This service enables users with insufficient funds in their M-PESA

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Liquid Telecom Extends Collaboration With Microsoft In Africa

Liquid Telecom, a leading pan-African telecoms group,is workingwith Microsoft to launch new enterprise cloud services - designed to improve business collaboration, increase productivity and drive business growthin Africa. Leveraging Liquid Telecom’s low latency, high capacity, resilient infrastructure, these new services extend Liquid Telecom’s position as a connectivity partner for Microsoft

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UCC Establishes Underground Communication Infrastructure Information Exchange Platform

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), in collaboration with owners of underground communications infrastructure, has established the Underground Communication Infrastructure Information Exchange Platform (UCIIXP) (https://www.ucc.co.ug/uccinfrastructure/) to enhance the resilience and quality of telecommunications networks and services in Uganda. In a statement issued by UCC Executiveb Director, Godfrey Mutabazi (pictured), the platform serves to minimise accidental destruction

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Nexign Eyes Wider African Digital Market After Profound Success With Mauritania’s Lead Telco

Nexign, (a part of ICS Holding), a leading Business Support System (BSS) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, announced today that implementation of Nexign Converged BSS and Nexign Network Monetisation Suite enabled Chinguitel to significantly improve subscriber services and, as a result, boost revenue by 10% year-on-year. Chinguitel is

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UCC ED On Fintechs: Innovation & Consumer Protection Go Hand In Hand

The Uganda Communications Commission Executive Director Mr Godfrey Mutabazi has called for responsible data management systems to protect consumers from risks associated with financial technology. In a key-note address at the two-day Africa Financial Technology Festival at Kampala Serena Hotel on Thursday, Mr Mutabazi explained that while data fuels the

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