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Airtel Uganda has revamped its data offerings that even the lowest of bundles can now get data bonuses dubbed Extra Masappe
Africa’s population stands at 1.2 Billion while Facebook’s cumulative user base now stands and just over 2 Billion, of which 1.3 billion people use it everyday. The numbers are both impressive and Facebook has made an advertising business out of them only rivalled by Alphabet which owns Google.
Shell Customers can now pay for fuel using MTN Mobile money and also other Shell products. This follows an agreement between Vivo Energy, the operators of Shell in Uganda, and MTN Uganda that will enable customers purchasing products from Shell stations nationwide to pay for the latter’s services using Mobile Money on their phones.
News reaching our desk indicates that Airtel Uganda will reportedly be sold off to Tigo, a company whose brand forms part of the Millicom Group, with presence in America , Europe , Africa and Asia with its headquarters in Luxembourg, Germany. The corridors at the Airtel Uganda headquarters are filled with these rumors buzzing all around and with tensions running high.
There are more than 15 million Ugandans with mobile money accounts and mobile phones than bank accounts or even ATM cards. Since the early deployments of MTN Mobile Money and Airtel Money in Uganda, the growth in new roll-outs of Mobile Money and Mobile Financial Services (MFS) throughout has remained strong.