Warid signs up 150,000 customers in first three days

17 Jan 2008

According to Tushar Maheshwari, chief operating officer of Uganda’s newest cellco Warid Telecom Uganda, the company signed up 150,000 customers in its first three days of operation. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database Warid was awarded Public Infrastructure Provision (PIP) and Public Service Provision (PSP) licences in December 2006. On receipt of its licence it immediately announced plans to roll out a GSM-based network, adding that it would invest USD200 million in its network to give it capacity for 1.5 million subscribers and coverage of 70% of the population.

Uganda, Warid Telecom Uganda,

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