Inside the Fight Over Uganda's U.S.$12-Billion Mobile Business
A fight is raging between Ugandan telecom operators on the one hand and the Uganda Communications Commission, police and the government on the other over moves to monitor the U.S.$12-billion mobile money business. At the heart of the fight is a push by President Yoweri Museveni to get full access to telecom data systems through the Intelligence Network Monitoring System that the government put in place last year, writes The Independent's Haggai Matsiko.
Independent (Kampala), 26 February 2018
A fight is raging between telecom operators on one side, and the Uganda Communications Commissions (UCC), the Uganda Police Force, and State House on the other, over moves to… Read more »
Mobile network operators in Uganda.
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