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MTN Uganda Launches Tesadeals, an Online Marketplace For SOHOs and SMEs

SOHOs, and SMEs will use MTN Uganda's Tesadeals platform to promote their goods and services allowing sellers and potential buyers to meet and engage toward a buy-and-sell deal.

MTN Uganda launched, an online digital marketplace for sellers and service providers. In addition, the digital marketplace provides individuals, SOHOs (Small office/Home office), and SMEs with an affordable channel to promote their goods and services allowing sellers and potential buyers to meet and engage toward a buy-and-sell deal.

Advertisers are charged a fee for listing their products or services on the platform with an option to boost the reach of their advert at an additional charge.

For MTN customers, is a zero-rated-on data, allowing advertisers to list adverts and potential buyers to view adverts without being charged for data.

According to Susan Kayemba, Senior Manager of Digital Services at MTN Uganda, “Uganda is one of the world’s most entrepreneurial countries with SMEs and micro-SMEs fueling the economy and therefore is an ideal marketing channel for entrepreneurs because it’s accessible worldwide and affordable with a standard listing for a month at only UGX1000.”

The telco said this year it will embark on its digital media business rolling out services to cater to the promotion needs of both SMEs and Large Enterprises. is indeed the first of many services to come, said the company.

MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer Sen Somdev in a press briefing said they are committed to extending the benefits of a digital economy in all their markets. “Through MTN Digital Media, we want to harness our Network Infrastructure and the Mobile phone to create platforms for local business to promote their services,” he remarked. “By digitizing advertising, we will provide advertisers the much-needed scalability, measurability, and affordability.”

How to advertise on
  • On your web browser, launch/open
  • Once opened, select Post New Ad and follow the instructions to continue.

Advertisers have until April 31st, 2024 to advertise their products or services for free. After this, they will incur a monthly charge when advertising on the platform.

Buyers will be able to view the listed deals/Ads as soon as they launch/open They can go ahead and contact the advertiser in case they ought to buy the product or acquire a service.


Joan Banura

Joan Banura is an aspiring journalist with a passion for all things tech. She is committed to providing insightful and thought-provoking content that keeps our readers informed and engaged.
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