MTN MoMo’s New App Feature Offers a Centralized Hub For Event Tickets

MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited Managing Director; Richard Yego briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited Managing Director; Richard Yego briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda
<center>MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited Managing Director; Richard Yego briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda</center>

MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited launched a ticketing option on their mobile money (MTN MoMo) platform to set a new standard for event management and customer convenience. The innovation represents a significant leap forward for event organizers, empowering them with a robust tool to manage ticket sales and elevate the overall attendee experience.

Jemima Kariuki, the Chief Product Officer at MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited was thrilled to introduce the innovative ticketing option on the MoMo platform and he noted that “It marks a significant milestone for MTN MoMo as we continue to innovate and transform the digital payments landscape.”

Jemima Kariuki, the Chief Product Officer at MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda
Jemima Kariuki, the Chief Product Officer at MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda

In her concluding remarks, she said the ticketing option on the platform will expand their pay with mobile money use cases.

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With this new option, the company now serves a dual purpose — empowering customers with unparalleled convenience while equipping event organizers with the tools they need to thrive in a competitive market. For eventgoers, the ability to purchase tickets anytime, anywhere, using their preferred payment method, heralds a new era of accessibility.

Benefits to look out for while using this innovation

  1. One-stop shop: For many, the mere thought of attending an event often comes with the hassle of securing tickets through various platforms or physical locations. With the MTN MoMo ticketing option, that inconvenience becomes a thing of the past.

“Whether you’re a fan of concerts, sports matches, theatre performances, or blockbuster movies, the platform offers a centralized hub for all your ticketing needs,” said Viola Namuyaba, the Senior Manager of Payments and e-Commerce at MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited.

Viola Namuyaba, the Senior Manager of Payments and e-Commerce at MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda
Viola Namuyaba, the Senior Manager of Payments and e-Commerce at MTN Mobile Money (U) Limited briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda

You no longer have to juggle multiple websites or wait in long queues—you can use the MTN MoMo app or visit the web platform to purchase tickets with ease. This streamlined process ensures that you spend less time worrying about logistics and more time anticipating the excitement of the event.

  1. Convenience: Diversity is the cornerstone of the MTN MoMo ticketing option, catering to a wide array of audience preferences. Whether you prefer the simplicity of USSD codes, the user-friendly interface of the MoMo app, or the familiarity of a web platform, the choice is yours.

This multifaceted approach not only enhances accessibility but also ensures that no potential attendee is left behind.

The current Manager of Sponsorships and Events at MTN Uganda, John Paula Okwi said event organizers and promoters will benefit immensely from this versatility, gaining the ability to reach a broader audience base than ever before.

John Paul Okwi, Manager of Sponsorships and Events at MTN Uganda briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda
John Paul Okwi, Manager of Sponsorships and Events at MTN Uganda briefing the press during the launch of their new ticketing option added to their MTN MoMo platform. COURTESY PHOTO / MTN Uganda</center.

By providing multiple channels for ticket purchases, the company empowers organizers to tailor their strategies according to the preferences of their target demographic, ultimately maximizing ticket sales and event turnout.

  1. Accessibility: The platform caters to a wide range of users, ensuring that event organizers can reach a broader audience and maximize ticket sales.
  1. Efficiency: It streamlines ticket sales, monitors attendance, and manages event logistics more effectively, allowing organizers to focus on delivering memorable experiences for attendees.

Beyond the convenience for attendees, the MTN MoMo ticketing option offers a suite of tools designed to simplify event management for organizers. Gone are the days of manual ticket sales tracking and cumbersome logistics—this innovative solution streamlines the entire process from start to finish.

With real-time monitoring of ticket sales, organizers can gain valuable insights into attendance trends, allowing for strategic adjustments to promotional efforts. Moreover, the platform facilitates seamless check-in procedures at events, reducing wait times and ensuring a smooth entry process for attendees.

For eventgoers, buying tickets with MoMo offers unparalleled convenience and accessibility.

Event organizers are encouraged to utilize this ticketing option for their upcoming events to benefit from its convenience, accessibility, and efficiency. GET STARTED HERE (LINK) or download the MoMo app from Google Play Store or Apple’s App Store.

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