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…

itel P37 Pro Specifications and Price in Uganda

Specifications in Summary 6.8″ HD+ Waterdrop Fullscreen Processor: 1.6GHz Octa-core Colors: Gradation Blue, Gradation Green and Gradation Sea Blue 5000mAh Big battery AI Power Master Face Unlock Fingerprint Sensor 13MP AI Dual Camera 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM | 3GB RAM + 64GB ROM 4G LTE supported Android™ 10 (Go edition) Operating System Android™ 10 (Go edition) Battery  5000mAh Big battery Sensor & Tools Face Unlock Fingerprint Sensor Storage 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM 3GB RAM + 64GB ROM Network & Connectivity 4G LTE supported Camera & Interface 13MP AI…

VIVO V20 full specifications and Prices in Uganda

  Specifications in Summary Size 6.44″, 1080×2400 Px Dimensions 161.3 x 74.2 x 7.4mm Weight 171g Storage 128GB+ 8GB RAM, 256GB + 8GB RAM Camera 64MP, 8MP (Main) 44MP (Selfie) Battery 4000mAh Sensor Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass, Gyro OS Android version 11 Operating System Android 11, Octa-Core Battery 4000mAh Battery   Sensor & Tools  FingerPrint Accelerometer Proximity Gyro Compass   Storage 128GB ROM + 8GB RAM 256GB ROM + 8GB RAM   Network & Connectivity  WLAN BT GPS NFC FM USB (C 2.0)   Camera & Interface  Main (64MP &…

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…

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…

MTN, Airtel & Stanbic Bank lose Billions in Uganda’s Mobile Money Hack

This article is originally posted on ceo.co.ug Unidentified hackers broke into the systems of Pegasus Technologies, a company that integrates mobile money transactions between telcos, banks, and other local, regional, and international money transfer services, making off with a yet to be known sum, but said to be in billions of Shillings. The most affected firms are the leading telcos, Airtel and MTN Uganda, as well as Stanbic Bank, Uganda’s largest bank that also backs up most of the mobile money transactions. In a joint statement released today, 5th October 2020, Anne…

MTN Uganda and New Vision sealed a partnership to enable MTN Mobile Money payments for subscribers to access eVision

MTN Uganda has sealed a partnership with Vision Group to enable MTN Mobile Money payments for subscribers to access eVision. The partnership signed between Robert Kabushenga on behalf of Vision Group and MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte on behalf of MTN. eVision, an electronic version of the New Vision newspaper was launched on 1st April 2020 to address convenience in access to news on the go. Since inception, five months ago, the service has been availed at no charge. eVison is accessible anywhere, anytime across devices including mobile phones, tablets and…