Ugandan Govt Finds 4 Million 'Ghost' Cellphone Subscribers
As the clock ticks toward an August 31 SIM card deregistration deadline, major telecom companies cannot account for at least four million subscribers in their system, a government official says.
Observer, 25 August 2017
Government insists it will take no heed of telecommunication companies' pleas to extend the deadline for Sim card verification after it expires on August 30. Read more »
People wait to register their SIM cards at an MTN service centre in Kampala recently.
Observer, 23 August 2017
As the clock ticks fast toward another Sim card deregistration deadline, major telecom companies cannot account for at least four million subscribers in their system, a government… Read more »
Independent (Kampala), 21 August 2017
A look at MTN, Airtel, Africell ahead of August SIM registration deadline Read more »
The high court has nullified government's seven-day ultimatum to switch off all sim cards that were registered without using national identification cards and passports. Read more »