MTN Uganda has reduced tariffs on its mobile money transactions for P2P (person-to-person) transactions amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
The slashes apply for transactions below UGX30,000 for the next 30 days. MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte confirmed the developments – thanking President Museveni and the government for the COVID-19 swift response.
We are to continue working hard hand-in-hand [with the government] to keep it like that. Let’s keep Uganda free of any Corona virus.Wim Vanhelleputte
MTN Uganda also placed a special data bundle with intentions to encourage people to work from home in the next 30 days.
The telecom company also launched a special data bundle offer with the volumes of 1GB going for UGX2,000 and can be used within the working hours, from 9am to 5pm.
In addition, UGX500M has been availed by MTN Uganda to the Ministry of Health as financial support in the fight of COVID-19.