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…

Uganda’s Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Aceng honoured with an award by Airtel Uganda

Uganda’s Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero was on Thursday, 8th October, 2020 honored with an award from Airtel Uganda. The award which was given a day before Uganda celebrates her 58th Independence Day was given in recognition of Aceng’s contribution to the fight against Covid-19 in Uganda. According to Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, this awards, more-so, a day before Independence Day has re-energized her to do more. Airtel also presented to her an award for Uganda’s frontline medical workers recognizing them for their insurmountable contribution in the fight…

Jumia introduces Airtel Money payments on platform

Leading e-commerce platform Jumia has announced the launch of Airtel money payments on the platform. As of 1st July, customers on the platform can now pay for their orders with Airtel money in addition to the existing payment methods, cash on delivery and MTN Mobile Money “The launch of Airtel money payment onto our platform is a huge addition that we believe will benefit our consumers. Millions of Ugandans depend on mobile money to make their daily transactions, and by expanding our payment methods to include Airtel money, it will…

Airtel Uganda opens Wampewo Service Center to serve its Customers

Airtel Uganda Limited, a mobile communication and information technology service providers in Uganda recently celebrated its service and existence in Uganda for 10 years since it was launched and it is no lie that Airtel Uganda is rapidly growing and extending its service to almost every part of Uganda. Airtel has today announced  that their Wampewo service center is now open to serve the customers. The service center is open and cuatomers can now visit between 9:00am – 3:00pm, Monday – Saturday to access the deals on all Airtel product…

Airtel Money users to start paying charges effective 25th June, 2020 as Airtel Money rates revised

Airtel Uganda has revised the rates for sending money from Airtel to Airtel effective 25th June, 2020. As a measure to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission by physical exchange of currency notes in Uganda, we have seen different telecommunication companies coming up with several safety measures and a way that encourage customers to be safe while they transact. Airtel Uganda is one of them and on 19th March, 2020, they implemented a zero charge on all Person to Person (P2P) and Mobile Wallet to bank transactions for a period…

Airtel celebrates 10 years of existence and service in Uganda

Airtel Uganda is celebrating 10 years of its existence and service in the country since it was launched. Airtel made 10 years in Uganda on June 08, 2020. Airtel was launched in Uganda in June, 2010 and has a mobile operator Airtel has introduced different  communication products and services that they believed have transformed millions of Ugandans and businesses History of the airtel in Uganda CELTEL Uganda was the first Telecommunication Company in Uganda that was introduced in 1995 and transformed telephony by connecting people with the use of a…

UNICEF and Airtel Africa team up to support Children and Families affected by Covid-19

UNICEF and Airtel Africa are teaming up to provide 133 million School aged Children in Sub-Saharan Africa with access to remote learning and assistance for their families through mobile technology. Under this partnership, UNICEF and Airtel Africa will use mobile technology to benefit an estimated number of 133 million School age Children currently affected by school closures in 13 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa during the Covid-19 pandemic. With Covid-19 leading to school closures around the world, this partnership seeks to protect and uphold children’s right to education, event amidst crisis…