Differences Between MTN MoMo Card and Airtel Virtual MasterCard

Due to sudden growth in digital economy across the African continent, making online payments and cashless transactions are becoming more rightly agreed to use by private businesses by their clients. In early 2021, Airtel Africa officially made it clear that they were partnering with Mastercard, providing their clients across 14 African countries the opportunity to access and use Mastercard’s global system by bringing into place the Airtel Virtual debit MasterCard for the very first time after the one for MTN. This addition adds to the growing list of an ever growing…

How to deposit on XENO through MTN mobile money

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XENO is a goal-based saving and investment service that helps individuals, families, groups, and institutions to plan, save, and invest for their financial goals like education, wealth and emergencies. XENO has been around ever since 2017 and is licensed and regulated by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) as a Fund Manager and Collective Investment Scheme Manager. This digital saving and investment platform gives individuals the chance to set financial goals and open investment accounts to save and invest so that they can be able to reach these goals. Of late…

UNRA Uganda and MTN Uganda launched a partnership to provide toll free payment for road users along Entebbe Expressway

The Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) have today in partnership with MTN Uganda launched a partnership to provide toll free payment solution  along Kampala Entebbe Expressway for road users. The Entebbe Expressway has a road toll fee system that requires payment to grant access for usage. A fee of different amounts is levied at the toll gates and access is granted to the different classes of motor vehicles and motor bikes. The partnership will allow the road users along Kampala Entebbe Expressway to recharge their Upesi Card using MTN Mobile…

itel launches P17 and P17 Pro in partnership with MTN Uganda

itel and MTN Uganda have jointly launched the itel P17 series following the recently launched partnership between the two companies. The itel P17 and P17 Pro are the latest addition to the itel range of smartphones.  Both phones have an impressive 5.5” screen and a long-lasting battery, whose single charge can last up to 3 days. The itel P17 which comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM retails at UGX 235,000 while the P17 Pro which features 2GB RAM and 32GB ROM will roll out into the market soon. Based…

MTN Uganda Launches 4th Edition of MTN Momo Nyabo

MTN Uganda has on Monday launched the 4th edition of the highly rewarding MoMoNyabo promotion under the theme MoMoNyabo Waaka, with prizes worth over 2.5 billion shillings to be won by over 16,000 MTN MoMo customers and agents across the country. Customers will only need to deposit UGX. 20,000 or more on their MTN Mobile Money accounts to stand a chance to win prizes including 24 brand new Toyota Succeed cars, and mobile money worth UGX 1,600,000,000. Three lucky customers will win Toyota every week while 2,000 will each win…

UCC Public Notice On Africell’s Cessation Of Operation in Uganda

The Uganda Communication Commission wishes to confirm that Africell Uganda Limited (Africell) decided to stop providing telecommunication services in Uganda. Africell entered the Ugandan telecom market in 2014 after she acquired majority shares in Orange Uganda Limited. Africell’s shareholders have, however, decided to reconsolidate their investments in Africa and have accordingly decided that they do not wish to have Uganda as part of Africell’s portfolio anymore and instead focus on other parts of the world where they have a competitive advantage. In accordance with its mandate under the Act and…

Mastercard, MTN Group Partner To Enable Consumers Shop And Pay Online

Mastercard and MTN has announced a strategic partnership to enable millions of MTN MoMo customers in 16 African countries to shop and pay online with global merchants.   Through a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to MTN MoMo (Mobile Money) wallets, consumers can now unlock a host of opportunities and shop from their favorite international brands online while in their home countries or travelling abroad.   The announcement comes at a time when e-commerce and online shopping are reaching record levels across Africa. According to the Economy 2021 outlook conducted…

Airtel Uganda unveils smartphone credit scheme dubbed Kwata Essimu

Shortly after MTN Uganda recently launched an easy payment plan that allows customers to get smartphones and pay on easy installments over a specified period dubbed ‘Pay mpola mpola’, Airtel Uganda has a similar product offering of its own called Kwata Essimu. The journey to having all Ugandans digitalized is having a slow pace compared to other East African member states, which has been attributed to both internet and the smartphones. Information from the ICT ministry shows that Uganda’s communication sector has had an increase in active subscribers from 26.7 million…

MTN Uganda launches Smartphones To Be Paid On Instalment

MTN Uganda has launched an easy payment plan that allows customers to get smartphones and pay in easy instalments over a specified period. Named ‘Pay mpola mpola’, the scheme is another first by a telecom company in Uganda. Speaking during the unveiling of the Scheme, MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer Sen Somdev said the idea behind this scheme is to give many Ugandans access to the internet through easing affordability of smartphones; at payment terms which are manageable. “MTN believes that everyone deserves the benefit of a modern connected life…

MTN Uganda acquires 10-year naming rights for KCCA FC stadium

This article is originally posted on ceo.co.ug MTN Uganda and KCCA Football Club (KCCA FC) have sealed a 10-year partnership that will give MTN naming rights to the club’s home ground facility located at Lugogo, in Kampala. As a result of the partnership, the stadium will now and for the next 10 years be called the MTN Omondi Stadium, in a move which MTN and KCCA FC honour the legacy of Phillip Omondi, the late football player who dedicated his life to football in Uganda as a player and coach. “MTN…