MTN celebrates 20years in Uganda, promises to improve data services

 By Daudi Zirimala

Giant telecom MTN Uganda has announced a six month-long celebrations campaign to mark 20 years on operations in Uganda under the theme celebrating the past, inspiring the future.

Speaking at the launch of the activities the MTN CEO Wim Vanhellepute said that this month of October MTN will be marking 20 years with an expo at Kololo independence grounds showcasing its  journey  in Uganda; where they started and will also be heavy on displaying new technologies on the market.

He said that in the past 20 years, the company has got 11 million customers and invested One billion US dollars to build a strong network that covers 96% of the Uganda’s population.

The main focus of MTN Uganda in the next ten years is to improve on the mobile data services as well as creating a cashless economy through improving mobile money services  across the country says,MTN CEO Wim Vanhellepute.