Uganda Telecom Ltd (UTL) and Airtel have resolved their interconnection dispute and have agreed a new payment schedule, local newspaper The Daily Monitor reports. Airtel had earlier warned that it would no longer connect calls to and from UTL customers after UTL racked up debts from unpaid interconnect fees. Fixed and mobile operator UTL, which is owned by the Ugandan government and the Libyan investment fund LAP GreenN, reportedly owes Airtel UGX8 billion (USD2.2 million) in outstanding fees. In 2011 Airtel stopped connecting calls to and from UTL users until the firm paid off a UGX10 billion debt.
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