CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH NEXT MEDIA’S KIN KARIISA

4th NOVEMBER 2021 Kin is the Chief Executive Officer of Next Media Services, the holding company for NBS TV, Nile Post, Sanyuka TV, Next radio, Salam TV, Next Communication and Next Productions and a host of other companies as well as the sitting Board Chair of the National Association of Broadcasters and Soliton Telmec a leading telecommunication technology company in East Africa. Here Kin spares … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH NEXT MEDIA’S KIN KARIISA

URBAN TV ORDERED TO SUSPEND ‘SHORT CIRCUIT’

KAMPALA, 23-10-2021-Uganda Communications Commission has ordered Urban TV to immediately suspend its Short Circuit programme after the station ignored the regulator’s directive to have it rescheduled. The Commission on 18th October 2021 wrote to eleven TV stations directing them to reschedule their adult-themed gossip programmes from evening hours to between 10 pm, and 5 am with effect from Wednesday, 20th October 2021. However, in utter … Continue reading URBAN TV ORDERED TO SUSPEND ‘SHORT CIRCUIT’

SPARK TV ORDERED TO SUSPEND ‘LIVE WIRE’

KAMPALA, 21-10-2021-Uganda Communications Commission has ordered Spark TV to immediately suspend its Live Wire programme after the station appeared to ignore the regulator’s directive to have it rescheduled. The Commission on 18th October 2021 wrote to eleven TV stations directing them to reschedule their adult-themed gossip programmes from evening hours to between 10 pm, and 5 am, with effect from Wednesday this week. However, while … Continue reading SPARK TV ORDERED TO SUSPEND ‘LIVE WIRE’

12 TV GOSSIP SHOWS ORDERED TO AIR PAST 10 PM  

KAMPALA, 20-10-2021-Eleven TV stations have been advised to switch their adult-themed gossip programmes from evening hours to between 10 pm and 5 am with effect from Wednesday this week if they wish to keep them on air. The stations will still have to ensure that their programmes comply with the Minimum Broadcasting Standards, the Ag. Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission said in a … Continue reading 12 TV GOSSIP SHOWS ORDERED TO AIR PAST 10 PM  

CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH TIK TOK’S FORTUNE MGWILI-SIBANDA

13th OCTOBER 2021 Fortune is the Director Public Policy for TikTok (ByteDance) in Africa. Here he spares a moment to answer a few questions from consumers… Where does TikTok store user data, and how can we be sure of its safety? The privacy and security of our users is a top priority for TikTok. We are committed to providing a safe and protected platform for … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH TIK TOK’S FORTUNE MGWILI-SIBANDA

CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH UGANDA LAW SOCIETY PRESIDENT PHEONA WALL

08th OCTOBER 2021 Pheona is the President of Uganda Law Society (ULS), an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda and subordinate courts thereto. She currently serves as Senior Manager Legal Services at National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC). Here Pheona spares a moment to answer a few questions from consumers… Except for sector-specific laws, there is no cross-cutting consumer protection regime; what is the … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH UGANDA LAW SOCIETY PRESIDENT PHEONA WALL

CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH LYCAMOBILE VINAYA CHOUDARY ALAPATI

1st OCTOBER 2021 Vinaya Choudary Alapati is the CEO/Director of Tangerine Limited trading as Lycamobile in Uganda, a business leader with more than 20 years of experience in the IT/Telecom sector. Here Vinaya spares a moment to answer some consumer questions… There are concerns about transparency, cost, and data consumption rates; what is Lycamobile doing to address this? LycaMobile provides online user account access so … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH LYCAMOBILE VINAYA CHOUDARY ALAPATI

CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH MULTICHOICE UGANDA’S HASSAN SALEH

21st SEPTEMBER 2021 Hassan is the Managing Director of MultiChoice Uganda and a commercial leader with an appetite for change leadership. Before this, he has had over 20 years of work experience in different capacities across Africa in the Telecommunications and Fast Moving Consumer Goods industries. Here Hassan spares a moment to answer some consumer questions… What is DSTV/Multichoice doing to encourage the growth and … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: 3 MINUTES WITH MULTICHOICE UGANDA’S HASSAN SALEH

CONSUMER Q&A: THREE MINUTES WITH JAMES ‘Fatboy’ ONEN 

9th SEPTEMBER 2021 James ‘Fatboy’ Onen is the CEO of RX Radio, a Uganda-based online radio station and podcast platform whose state goal is to serve the needs of a growing class of media consumers who are looking for high-quality radio content. Here Fatboy spares a moment to answer some consumer questions… What benefits does online/internet radio provide for listeners? Online radio provides a convenient … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: THREE MINUTES WITH JAMES ‘Fatboy’ ONEN 

CONSUMER Q&A: THREE MINUTES WITH AIRTEL’S MANOJ MURALI

01st SEPTEMBER 2021 Manoj is the Managing Director of Airtel Uganda. Prior to this, he has had over 20 years of work experience in the Telecom industry and served in different capacities across India, Sri Lanka, Seychelles and the Channel Islands. Here Manoj spares a moment to answer some consumer questions… Many consumers have concerns about transparency about cost and consumption rates of data; what … Continue reading CONSUMER Q&A: THREE MINUTES WITH AIRTEL’S MANOJ MURALI