After buying Warid, VG Somasekhar returns to finish Airtel job

After buying Warid, VG Somasekhar returns to finish Airtel job

Astute business leader Mr. VG Somasekhar is returning to Kampala as Airtel Uganda Managing Director, the country’s second biggest telecom service provider has announced. Mr. Somasekhar is widely remembered for leading Airtel from December 2010 to February 2014, during which period he oversaw the Airtel-Warid merger – the first telecom merger in Uganda and the […]

Airtel vs Uganda Telecom: Customers’ UTL calls to be stopped

Airtel vs Uganda Telecom:  Customers’ UTL calls to be stopped

Sharp differences have emerged among telecom operators over a call termination notice effective from Friday this week by embattled Airtel Uganda to financially unstable Uganda Telecom (UTL). A similar dispute in 2011 over Shs10 billion in interconnection fees led Airtel into desperately suspending calls until the debt was cleared. There have been rumours about Airtel’s […]