Airtel Uganda chasing UTL interconnect fees

24 Jun 2016

Mobile operator Airtel Uganda is claiming more than UGX6.3 billion (USD1.7 million) in unpaid interconnect fees from state-backed Uganda Telecom Ltd (UTL). A report from The Monitor says that Airtel has petitioned the High Court Commercial Division to force UTL to pay the outstanding fees. The court has given UTL ten days to respond to the petition or it says Airtel will be entitled to the sum it is claiming. In the past UTL has also been accused of non-payment of interconnect fees by another mobile market rival, MTN.



Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to

Browse Past Issues


Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.