Uganda QoS fines under discussion

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Uganda QoS fines under discussion

Uganda’s telecoms regulator is in talks with stakeholders on penalties for failing to meet  quality of service requirements.

In a recent review, the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) said none of the five telecommunications companies met its targets for quality of service.

In a bid to hasten the improvement of quality of service, UCC has begun consultations on a series of new series of penalties for telcos that fail to meet the required standards.

UCC communications and consumer affairs manager Fred Ottunu said the law allows for fines of up to 10% of gross income.



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