MTN Uganda, in partnership with aYo, today announced innovative micro-insurance products, Recharge with Care and Send with Care. The two are the first products launched by aYo – a joint venture between MTN and MMI Holdings – announced in September last year. aYo was formulated to have a strong...
MTN Uganda has announced that its integrated marketing and communication function will, with effect from July 1 2017, be taken over by TBWA, following successful completion of a transition process from its former agency Metropolitan Republic. TBWA is part of the Omnicom Group that was recently appointed by MTN as...
All month, talk about town has been the celebration of women and we hail hail whoever gazetted this month to this much needed celebration. We sometimes however wonder who decides which woman should be praised and who shouldn't (okay, not exactly but you know what we mean). In fact...
KAMPALA – In yet another exciting development in mobile money innovation, MTN Uganda announced the launch of cross-border mobile money transfer services between Rwanda and Uganda. This new Mobile Money service will allow customers in both countries to transact via Mobile Money without having to change currencies. The service enables an...
Vice President Hon. Edward Ssekandi (C), Minister of Finance Matiya Kasaijja (Extreme Left), MTN CEO Brian Gouldie (next to Kasaijja) flanked by other guests witness a demo of the service by DFCU bank official.
“With over 40 million MTN Mobile Money transactions each month, the service has become an integral part of society today,” declared MTN in a media release last month. They announced that MTN is now “Uganda’s leading financial services provider”, the same time as they celebrated an exuberating total monthly...
MTN Uganda today announced two new innovative solutions that have been designed to help offer more value and control for business owners, while enabling them manage their costs with greater efficiency. A new 24/7 business support center that will be fully dedicated to SMEs was also introduced. This is part...
With a light smirk eerily pronounced on his chin, 42-year old James Kalanzi, a ‘matooke’ farmer, analyzes every digit of the message that just pinged on his phone. He has just sent a truck-full of produce to his agent in Kampala and the message Kalanzi receives is a confirmation that...
As part of efforts to eliminate the cost barrier and drive internet connectivity among Ugandans, MTN Uganda today announced substantial discounts on three of the “MTN Smart Series” phones, the MTN Smart Mega, Smart Mini and the Smart Buzz. The discounts take effect immediately and will allow customers to save...
HIGH Court Judge Justice Christopher Madrama sitting at the Commercial court has this morning dismissed a case in which Bugweri Member of Parliament Abdu Katuntu had sued MTN for allegedly operating a financial services (Mobile Money) without being licensed as a financial institution. Katuntu had claimed he was executing a public interest...
The children in the training room at the MTN Juniors Robotics Camp
Building and programming a robot from scratch may sound like an impossible task in the minds of most primary school pupils and even adults. But MTN Uganda, in partnership with FundiBots a Ugandan based organization that focuses on robotics training in schools is aiming to change that mind-set. The...