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MTN Uganda launches MTN Night Shift Internet surfing experience.

Release date:11/6/2014
Kampala, Uganda - Revitalizing the experience of reliable Internet usage, MTN Uganda has launched MTN Night Shift, a service that gives customers an opportunity to surf the Internet all night at an affordable rate.
With significant investments on the data proposition, MTN Uganda has the fastest Internet on the market and is giving customers a chance to experience this with 1GB of Internet at only 2,500/- to allow customers download their favorite movies, music, games and chat all night.
“With the continuous enthusiasm and growing numbers of Internet users in the country, MTN would like to offer an early Christmas present to customers with the Night Shift Internet offer. As a business we acknowledge the relevance of  affordable Internet in the  day to day activities of our customers and this is one of the many ways  to answer our customer’s  request for more data at an affordable price. We strive to see that our customers enjoy their lives by maximizing all services we offer’, said Hazel Twesigye MTN’s Ag. Chief Marketing Officer.

According to Ms. Twesigye, Night Shift comes at a time when MTN is putting more focus on Mobile Internet and provision of the most affordable and best Internet services on the market. MTN Night Shift will enable customers not only  access their email, chat with friends and loved ones on social media but also do more with their Internet like download movies, watch soccer  among other things at their own pace.
To activate, a customer should simply dial *150*1# and then select Night Shift. This Internet bundle is valid from midnight to 6am.

Speaking about the offer, Paul Isabirye, a student of Information Technology at Makerere University said he is looking forward to stocking up 1GB of Data to download useful apps, create programs, chat with friends and watch the latest series online and a lot more.

With the widest coverage and best quality network, MTN Uganda guarantees incomparable Internet speed and at affordable costs.

“MTN prides itself in providing the best quality services in the telecom industry and MTN Night shift is testimony to this quest. This is all in our vision of extending a Bold new digital new world to our loyal customer”, Kiddu added.

About MTN Uganda

Launched in 1998, MTN Uganda is the leading communications operator in Uganda, offering Mobile and Fixed telecommunications, Mobile Money Services and Internet Service Provisioning. As of 31 March 2014, MTN Uganda recorded 9.5 million subscribers across Uganda. Visit us at www.mtn.co.ug and for our football fans www.mtnfootball.com. Customers can also follow us on www.youtube.com/mtnug and www.twitter.com/mtnug for assistance.

About the MTN Group
Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator, connecting subscribers in 22 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 31 March 2014, MTN recorded 210.1 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. More info on www.mtn.com

For more information, please contact:
Justina Ntabgoba on +256 (0) 312 121 064 or ntabgoj@mtn.co.ug
Wendy Angu' Deyo on +256 (0) 312 120 762 or angudew@mtn.co.ug