MTN and Pepsi Uganda in partnership to offer FREE airtime and MBS to MTN Customers

MTN Uganda and Pepsi Uganda has today entered a partnership that will allow MTN customers to get an offer of FREE airtime and MBS when they buy CROWN Beverages glass bottle products which are Pepsi, Mirinda, Mountain Dew and Evervess Tonic starting today July 3rd, 2020 for a period of 12 months. This campaign between MTN Uganda and Pepsi Uganda is dubbed “Forever Connected” and it is stated that MTN customers will enjoy FREE AIRTIME + MBs in every glass bottle. There’s so much under the crown with #Pepsi4EverConnected! We’ve…

UCC SUSPENDS SIM CARD REGISTRATION FOR CORPORATE BODIES

Following allegations of fraud in Sim card registration, especially regarding corporate bodies, Uganda Communications Commission has temporarily suspended the sale of Sim cards to companies, NGOs and public institutions pending investigations. In a letter issued last week, the UCC Ag. Executive Director Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo directed all operators “to immediately suspend the sale of SIM cards to companies, Non-Governmental Organisations, Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government and any other unnatural persons.” The suspension is to avert the risk of further breach of the law pending the conclusion of the ongoing…

UCC Suspends “Scoop On Scoop”, Urban TV Programme

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has suspended a programme airing on Urban TV after several viewers complained about its content that was deemed offensive and scandalous. Although the Commission has since learnt from social media that the programme Scoop on Scoop is currently off air, the regulatory due process, which was already in motion, continues. UCC first received complaints about Scoop on Scoop in May 2020, and accordingly wrote to Vision Group on May 25, 2020, seeking an explanation, including information on the qualifications of the staff behind it. However, Vision Group didn’t comply as…