LycaMobile entered the Uganda market in January 2020 starting in Kampala, then rolled out to other districts shortly. And as of June 2022, the telco already has over 16 million customers. One of the reasons people are flocking toward LycaMobile is its competitive data packages like the 20GB data package.
Its first data package goes for UGX 750 and includes 250 MB of data, valid for 24 hours upon activation. But how much does a LycaMobile Uganda SIM card cost, and, assuming you have cellular coverage in one of its first locations, where can you buy it?
How much is the LycaMobile Uganda SIM card?
The LycaMobile Uganda SIM card has a suggested price of UGX 10,000 and a National ID is required.
Where can you buy the LycaMobile Uganda SIM card?
SIM cards can be purchased from LycaMobile trusted retailers. Below is the list of LycaMobile Uganda outlets in Kampala as of June 2022.
1. Shell Petrol Station- Kampala
2. Shell Kitintale
3. Total Petrol Station – Mackay Lane, Kampala
4. Naks Service Station – Nkurumah Rd Next to Post Bank
5. Mbuya Kinawataka Fuel Station
6. Total Petrol Station Nakawa
7. Engen Petrol Station-Makerere
8. Engen Petrol Station Kiwatule
9. Engen Petrol Station Makerere
10. Olympic Petrol Station Mengo-Bakuli
11. Total Petrol Station – Kyagwe Road, Nakivubo
12. Engen Petrol Station-Rubaga
How to register a LycaMobile Uganda sim card
1. Visit any nearest Lycamobile retailer and request a Lycamobile SIM card
2. Present your valid original National ID
3. After acquiring your LycaMobile Sim card, Insert it into your phone and recharge
Once your SIM card is activated, you can view your number by dialing *192#
What is the customer care helpline for LycaMobile Uganda?
You can call the LycaMobile Customer care helpline on 100 from your Lyca Mobile or +256 726100100 from any other network.
LycaMobile Uganda Coverage Areas as of June 2022
Uganda’s third major telecommunications player LycaMobile has bullishly increased its coverage across the country from Arua in the North to Katuna in the South.
Below you can find the latest and updated list of locations covered by LycaMobile Uganda as it covers several places and regions all over Uganda;
- Kampala, Entebbe, Masaka, Fort Portal, Kasese, Mpigi
- Nebbi, Arua, Koboko, Kitgum, Nimule,
- Soroti, Lira, Mbale, Busitema, Kumi, Bukedea,
- Mbarara, Bushenyi, Kabale, Lyantonde,
- Kyenjojo, Mubende, Mityana, Hoima,
- Gulu, Jinja, Seeta Iganga, Bugiri, Malaba,
- Tororo, Lugazi, Malaba, Iganga, Busia
- Kyegegwa, Kalugazi, Kibanga
- Moyo, Nimule, Labongo
- Mukono, Lugazi, Kakira, Bugiri and many more.
LycaMobile has definitely made plenty of progress in its first few years of operation, and we expect the company to offer its services to the entire country before the end of the year. In the meantime, you can see if your town or city is covered by LycaMbile before you go out and buy their SIM.
This article will be updated upon new inputs, so stay tuned.