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UGX 1 million everyday for MTN MobileMoney users

Release date:4/19/2010
Kampala Uganda: MTN Uganda has started a campaign to reward customers registered with the Mobile Money product. The campaign, during which UGX 1 million will be given away daily to a lucky winner will run from April 12, 2010 to May 12, 2010. To qualify for the draw, MTN customers can either send or withdraw mobile money from their accounts. 
Speaking during the launch of the promotion, MTN’s Head of Public Access and Mobile Money, Richard Mwami said: “We are delighted with the success of MTN Mobile Money so far. Currently, we have over 800,000 subscribers registered to the product and over UGX 300 billion in transactions through the money transfer system since its launch last year. This promotion therefore, has been designed to reward this overwhelming response and also increase its usage. In addition, we believe this campaign will convince more of our beloved customers to register for the innovative Mobile Money services.”
MTN holds its first draw today at MTN Towers to pick last week’s winners.

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