MTN has today fulfilled the USD$280,000 (approx. 1 billion UGX) pledge made at the Solidarity Summit on Refugees in June 2017 to support the Uganda government efforts to deal with the influx of refugees. Rob Shuter, the President and CEO of the MTN Group, while meeting Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana...
Uganda is the first country outside South Africa to host the largest gathering of top executives from the MTN Group and its subsidiaries from 24 countries. At least 300 delegates are in the country for the MTN Global Leadership Gathering (GLG) taking place from 30th to 31st January, 2018 at...
Kenyans will now be able to transfer funds across networks, this comes after three of the country’s mobile money platforms Safaricom’s M-Pesa, Telkom money, and Airtel money went into an agreement which aims to bring down the cost of money transactions. The pilot phase of the platform was launched...
Uganda will be celebrating its Liberation Day on Friday 26th, January 2018. And we can expect a lot from D-day. ISPs are always trying their best to give their customers/subscribes best internet rates at affordable prices. They've introduced package such as; super combos, night packs, WTF, Midnight Bundles, Happy Hours/Nights...
Airtel Uganda has today announced a major milestone in its operations; becoming the first telecom operator in Uganda to have all its sites across the country 3G mobile broadband enabled. The upgrade in technology to 100% mobile broadband means that all Airtel Uganda subscribers will now have access to...
Early this year, telecom firm; Airtel Uganda took a milestone to celebrate 10 million customers. This tremendous growth has cemented their position as the fastest growing telecom in the country. It’s growth has been fostered by an increase in the uptake of the telecom’s products and services, great partnerships and investment...
MTN Uganda's self-care mobile and awarding winning application; MyMTN app - revamped in January this year has reached over 72,000 downloads. The upgrade is to improve the customer experience allowing customers to access MTN services without using USSD codes. The app is part of MTN’s strategy to ensure that it continues...
What have been the major successes of MyMTN App since it was launched? The MyMTN App was launch in 2015 and since then, the self-care mobile application has continued to gather more downloads. There are now about 70,000 downloads and a significant number of them are active users. The success of the app is...
MTN Rwanda says its subscribers will soon start enjoying enhanced and more efficient connectivity, thanks to ongoing network upgrade, reports New Times. The operator has embarked on a nationwide upgrade exercise for existing 2G to 3G bandwidth networks. MTN Rwanda CEO Bart Hofker, said the USD 20 million upgrade will help...
Telecom firm; MTN and Cambridge, Massachusetts-based; software-defined radio technology firm Vanu Inc. have announced the integration of the two networks with an aim to extend MTN’s Network in rural areas which are currently unconnected in Rwanda. The agreement will allow for the provision of GSM services, including voice and data,...