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Uganda telecom enters partnership to deliver super-fast internet
Uganda telecom already owns 9% of the west Indian ocean cable company, and the company is one of those selling fibre internet connectivity to telecom companies from the coast. Uganda telecom will, therefore, be able to get internet at a cheaper price as a shareholder.

In an attempt to further strengthen itself within an increasingly competitive telecom business, Uganda telecom today entered a partnership with West Indian Ocean Cable Company, that will enable the distribution of what they are calling a faster, efficient and affordable data capacity and speeds to the market.

Uganda telecom already owns 9% of the west Indian ocean cable company, and the company is one of those selling fibre internet connectivity to telecom companies from the coast. Uganda telecom will, therefore, be able to get internet at a cheaper price as a shareholder.

The internet or data business has in recent years turned out to be a very lucrative for operators, delivering nearly 25% while voice rakes in 60% and mobile commerce at 15% of revenues streams in the telecom sector, according to sector players.

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