By Namugerwa Martha

MTN Uganda has launched an internet offer to its customers of the monthly unlimited internet packages which offers a chance to its customers to enjoy high speed internet with no data caps and MBs recharge.

While addressing the media at the MTN offices in kololo, the chief executive officer of MTN Wim Vanhelleputte said that they are excited to be championing initiatives that enable their customers to do more with the affordable internet rates and the line with their vision is to deliver a bold and new digital world to their customers.

“MTN has over the years continued to invest in infrastructure and technology that guarantee a world-class experience for customers using our Internet. Today we would like to give them the freedom to use the internet unlimited and enjoy a truly amazing high speed experience,” Vanhelleputte said.

Monthly prices of the unlimited internet packages

However, The General Manager MTN Business Anthony Katamba said that they are definitely aware of the fact that unlimited internet around the world runs the risk of abuse but their project has been designed to guard against such behavior through promoting the spirit of fair usage.

“With widespread changes in information technology that have enabled business and lifestyle cloud services, it is no longer convenient to maintain data caps on all Internet packages and we are delighted to have been able to develop a solution that allows users to connect to these services without any barriers.” Katumba said.

The introduction of unlimited packages represents a major shift in customer demands for heavy internet usage as MTN had already introduced the fastest speeds internet when it introduced the 4G LTE connectivity two years ago.

Away from the traditional bundle characterized data caps, the MTN unlimited packages are available for as low as shs99,000 per month.

How to activate to the new MTN Unlimited Internet

  1. You can use airtime from your smartphone or any other data device by doing any of the following:

– Dial *150*55#OK and following the prompts, or

– Dial *160#OK and follow the prompts, or

– Using the MyMTN app

  1. You can also get the Unlimited packages through your Mobile Money account:

– Dial *165#OK select option 7 to buy bundles and follow the prompts, or

– Dial *150*55# and follow the prompts to select Mobile Money payment option, or

– Using the MyMTN app

  1. In addition, you can visit any MTN Service centre
  2. Call customer service on 100 (for MTN customers), 0771001000 for customers on other networks
  3. MTN Business Customers can contact their account managers for scheduled activations to multiple numbers using the MTN Business Bulk Activation service for businesses.