Uganda is an attractive place to host the VoIP GSM gateways. The average route rate there is $0.12 per minute, while the country has a high rate of mobile penetration and cheap cellular communications. Uganda offers favorable conditions for successful earnings in the field of termination, it remains to find out if there is access to a stable Internet connection.
Uganda is one of the most competitive internet sectors in Africa, thanks to the reforms in telecommunications market. The licensing conditions were simplified, making it easier for operators to enter the market. At the moment, a lot of Internet providers operate in the country, including those that simultaneously provide cellular services. The main ones are Uganda Telecom, MTN, Airtel.
As of 2019, Internet penetration in Uganda has reached 42% (more than 13 million connections). The number of subscribers is constantly growing, since the prices for the Internet services keep reducing due to high competition in the market. Also, in recent years, the quality of services provided by Ugandan Internet providers has significantly improved.
An average Internet Bandwidth in the country territory is 2.3 Mbps. Actually, it is enough for effective operation in the field of gsm gateway business, because the minimum Internet speed for one location should be 2-5 Mbps. At the same time, there are fiber-optic networks in Uganda, connecting to which, you can expect a higher speed - up to 50 Mbps. The more traffic you land, the higher Internet speed you need.