Latest @. THE LAUNCH. BroadBand Company was unveiled to the media on July 8, 2009 at T1 Club in Industrial Area. Above, an usher waits for guests to arrive. . On July 11, BroadBand Company was launched at Serena Hotel’s Victoria hotel. Above, Kwela Band members perform at the launch. .
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On July 11, at T1 Club in Industrial Area. BroadBand Company was launched at Serena Hotel’s Victoria hotel.
Above, Kwela Band members perform at the launch.
Second Deputy Prime Minister and at T1 Club in Industrial Area.
Minister of Public Service,
Hon. Henry Kajura
represented the Vice President,
Hon. Gilbert Bukenya
as the Guest of Honour at the launch
Mr. Richard at T1 Club in Industrial Area. Bouma, CEO of PME Infrastructure, addresses guests at the launch.
PME Infrastructure, a U.K. –based investment fund, is the major shareholder of TMP (U) Ltd.,
the mother company of BroadBand Company
These gentlemen represented the ZTE Corporation in Uganda. at T1 Club in Industrial Area.
ZTE is one of BroadBand Company’s biggest partners.
Guest of at T1 Club in Industrial Area. Honour, Hon. Henry Kajurashares a light moment with
TMP Uganda Board Chairman, Prince David Namugala and Mrs. Namugala
A hotspot was set up for guests, like the one above, at T1 Club in Industrial Area.
to test the BroadBand Company connection at the launch.
Guests were treated to a performance by renowned Saxophonist Isaiah Katumwa at the launch
All guests were given a beautiful BroadBand Company-branded silver camera
L-R: Eric de Moudt (Investment Director, PME Infrastructure) Ham Mukasa (Head of Business Strategy and Corporate Affairs, BroadBand Company), Richard Bouma (CEO of PME Infrastructure), Prince David Namugala (Chairman, TMP Board of Directors), Arvid Knutsen (MD, BroadBand Company),
Truls Andresen (Chief Marketing Officer, BroadBand Company) and Johnny Pedersen (Head of Operations and Maintence, BroadBand Company)
BroadBand launch: Connect Kololo was launched at the end of July. BroadBand Connect stores are the different branches of BroadBand Company. In Kampala, they are at Kololo, Ntinda, Kansanga, Nakawa and Kampala Road.
Above right: MD Arvid Knutsen and Kololo branch manager Jane Nankabirwa at the opening of the branch.
In addition to routine customer care service and information on new products and services (top left), BroadBand Connect Kololo also has a cafeteria (above right) and a state-of-the-art internet café (bottom centre)
And then the activities started in earnest… on new products and services (top left),
In July, Uganda hosted the Smart Global Partnership summit on new products and services (top left),
at the Commonwealth Speke Resort at Munyonyo.
BroadBand Company was one of about forty companies
that participated in an exhibition at the summit.
Above, BroadBand Company staff at the exhibition.
President on new products and services (top left), YoweriMuseveni and Swaziland’s King Mswati
were some of the VIPs that visited the stall.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe also visited the stall on new products and services (top left),
and also tested the BroadBand Company connection!
In August, on new products and services (top left), BroadBand Company sponsored a photo exhibition organised by NEED (local NGO) at the East African Community Media Summit at Imperial Royale Hotel.
The exhibition was intended to highlight the plight of different groups of disadvantaged people in the country.
INSET: EAC Secretary General, Amb. JumaMwapachu at the exhibition
Hon. Beatrice on new products and services (top left), Kiraso, Deputy Secretary General of the East African Community
was also at the exhibition
BroadBand on new products and services (top left), Company also sponsored a media centre for journalists. They were provided with a free internet connection and laptops so that they could send their stories to their media houses with ease. The media centre was extremely popular with journalists and other organisations have since approached BroadBand Company for the same sponsorship.
BroadBand on new products and services (top left), Company also made her debut into the world of sports with a sh10m sponsorship package for the Uganda Rugby Union during the final leg of the Elgon Cup.
Above, MD Arvid Knutsen hands over the BroadBand Company sponsorship to Uganda Rugby Union officials, as they also unveil the national team jersey with the company’s logo on the back.
The rugby fraternity then fully embraced the BroadBand Company brand.
Above, the national rugby team does their practice in BroadBand Company t-shirts
BroadBand Company staff with the National Rugby team Company brand.
BroadBand Company has also been involved in motor sport. Company brand.
Above, MD Arvid Knutsen meets Bob Roberts, winner of the Fostino Rally (October 2009).
Roberts branded his car with BroadBand Company colour and logo.
BroadBand Company also sponsored him in the October rally.
During the Annual International Trade Fair at UMA Lugogo Show grounds, the BroadBand Company was one of the few selected to host Vice President Gilbert Bukenya.
Above, MD Knutsen takes Prof. Bukenya around the BroadBand Company tent.
Christian Elandsen, CEO of TMP (U) Ltd., the mother company of BroadBand Company also visited the company’s tent at the trade fair.
Next to him, Chief Marketing Officer Truls Andresen (in a red tie) speaks to a customer.
and Tom Byarugaba (bottom) attend to customers at the trade fair.
Chief Marketing Officer Truls Andresen hands over the grand prize to winner Alice Ayo.
All visitors to the BroadBand Company tent had a chance to participate in a draw, which had a grand prize of a brand new laptop, fully connected with the BroadBand dongle with network connection for six months.