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New online payment system, MULA App set to launch in Uganda

Mobile commerce company, Cellulant Corporation has launched its online payments ecosystem, Mula App to the Ugandan Market.

The system which has been operating under USSD (*223#) to facilitate payment of bills, purchase of airtime and payment of registered merchants across Africa joins a number of other online payment systems which have already been operating in the country, including Sula Pay, Mambo Pay among others.

According to officials, the app targets mainly youths aged 25 to 35 years as their core audience, 36 to 40 years as the secondary and 18-24/ 46-65 years as the influencer segment.

“We promise to empower Africans on the move with the best payment experience enabling them to get the best possible value from their money, by delivering a quick, easy and safe mobile payments and digital commerce service,” reads a statement from Cellulant Corporation extended to PC Tech Magazine.

Aside from the regular payments, MULA app stands out for its three unique features including Bill presentment, Bill notification and Bill payment from any channel.

It allows the consumer to set reminders to pay their bills and saves details of previously paid bills, which means that when you get a reminder, paying your bill is a touch away.

MULA also presents a one-stop payments and commerce solution to the clients and partners signed up to the platform and helps one transact across a diverse payments portfolio from a single place through its three unique features.

In Uganda, the platform has already partnered with a number of vendors, telecoms, government institutions among others.

In government, MULA has partnered with the Kampala Capital City Authority to enable payment of taxes, fines, and licenses for business.

In the telecom sector, the app has partnered with MTN Uganda, Airtel, Uganda Telecom, and Smile Telecom.

In other businesses, it has partnered with the National Water and Sewage Corporation (NWSC), Guinness, Umeme, Azam TV, Multichoice, Startimes, Zuku TV, Kenya Airways, Stanbic bank among others as listed on their website.

The app is already available on google play store and you can download it here. PC Tech Magazine shall use the app and provide a full review, its merits, and demerits after one month of use.

About Cellulant Corporation

Cellulant Corporation has been operational for the last seven years, providing a payments ecosystem connecting financial sector customers, Mobile Network Operators, and businesses to their increasingly mobile consumers.

Over the 7 years, the company has acquired 37 banks with combined 12 million bank accounts, 61 merchants directly, and approximately 1 million customers active month on month.

They have also connected directly to 16 mobile network operators with a total of 85 million mobile wallets.


Paul Mugume

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