MTN Uganda's Chief Marketing Officer; Olivier Prentout speaking during the launch of Kwese Iflix Platform in Uganda on Tuesday 12th, June 2018 at The Square Palace in Kampala, Uganda.
Two MTN Uganda senior staff who happen to be foreign nationals, Olivier Prentout, and Annie Bilenge Tabura have been accessed for their alleged involvement in acts of comprising Uganda's national security, according to a Police statement released Monday morning. In an official statement from police—signed by ACP Polly Namaye, Deputy PRO Uganda,...
A customer pictured on a mobile money stall. (Photo Courtesy)
In the year 2017, Bank of Uganda directed all Mobile Money operations in Uganda to be interoperable between the telecommunications companies operating in Uganda. This move was aimed at ensuring that customers from different networks would be able to seamlessly send and receive funds directly across all networks. MTN...
MTN Uganda has announced the 2018 edition of the MTN App Challenge that will allow innovators to develop applications that will be rewarded. The challenge will be executed in partnership with the Innovation village. On Nov 14th, 2018, MTN Opened its Mobile Money APIs. This was followed by the...
Wim Vanhelleputte, the MTN Uganda CEO.
MTN Uganda has on Tuesday launched a new campaign celebrating twenty years it has operated in Uganda. Dubbed 'Together, We Connect', featuring a TV commercial, radio, print and billboards advertising, was launched nationwide on Monday 26th, November 2018. An interactive digital campaign in line with the theme will also be launched...
Two of Africa’s largest mobile operators and mobile money providers, Orange Group and MTN Group, yesterday announced a joint venture, Mowali (mobile wallet interoperability), to enable interoperable payments across the continent. Mowali makes it possible to send money between mobile money accounts issued by any mobile money provider, in...
The MTN Kampala marathon is regarded as one of the biggest sporting events in Uganda. Organized by telco firm; MTN Uganda, the event is scheduled to happen every year in November, a month after celebrating its birthday. MTN at 20 made a few twists on this year's marathon, introducing new...
Wim Vanhelleputte CEO MTN Uganda (L) handsover a UGX310 million cheque to The Innovation Village as part of partnership that will see the telecom provide high speed internet and server for technology hub.
MTN Uganda become the first telecom company in Uganda to grant access to third-party access to its Mobile Money Access Programming Interface (API). An Open API platform enables developers and programmers to get free access to MTN mobile money proprietary software platform. Developers can now access it to create...
MTN Uganda in partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally.  Through this partnership, MTN MoMo customers will use a virtual card to shop or make payments at the vast network of...
Some of the customers paying for their products using MTN MomoPay at the Ntinda Shopping Centre in Ntinda after the re-launch of the service on Thursday 16th, August 2018.
Telco firm; MTN Uganda has on Thursday launched its mobile platform that allows merchants receive payments and services using MTN Mobile Money, Momo Pay after months of it being in the beta program. One of company's main aim with MomoPay is a bid to push Uganda's cashless economy allowing...
Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Uganda, Mr. Olivier Prentout shakes hands with Aldrine Nsubuga, Vice President and Brand & Marketing Director of StarTimes Uganda during the partnership announcement at the MTN Uganda HQ on Tuesday June, 26th 2018.
Telecom firm; MTN Uganda has on Tuesday partnered with multinational media company; StarTimes to offer special promotional MTN TV bundles for viewers to watch StarTimes entertainment, sports and news on their smartphones via the StarTimes App. The partnership follows the company's recent collaboration with Kwese's Iflix that is offering MTN users...