Telecoms News - In Brief


In Uganda, the government moved to stop MTN from shutting out Utl from routing its calls through its network. Aggrey Awori, the ministry of Information and Communications Technology, told Daily Monitor last week that the government had given the two parties a 14-day ultimatum to settle all the discrepancies arising from the dispute.

Zimbabwe's NetOne has signed a deal to offer a mobile money service, based on a platform supplied by Gemalto. Expanding the possibilities of mobile money transfer, it also enables NetOne's customers to have their salaries paid directly onto their phones.