MTN Uganda has today unveiled a new free Voice minutes offer to level up its current offers to subscribers. The offer bounces as a replacement of the paused MTN Kafyu bundles, but share almost the same validity timeframe.
With the MTNite offer, a subscriber is required to load any amount of airtime using the telco’s Mobile Money service. The offer doesn’t attract any initial shortcodes, but once you load airtime, you automatically get 60 minutes of free talk time valid from 12:00 am to 6:00 am daily.
However, the new voice offer is valid for the period of Ramadhan which making it a muslim-centric offer for customers to talk daily during non-fasting and fast-start hours.
According to the telco’s CEO Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte, Muslims will benefit more from the new overnight offer due to their Ramadan fasting culture as he said.
“During this period, we know that our Muslim brothers and sisters would like to stay in touch as they conduct prayers but cannot congregate. We are therefore launching the MTNite Calls promotional offer that will allow them to share in prayer particularly at night during Ramadhan,” Vanhelleputte said.Wim Vanhelleputte – CEO, MTN Uganda
Additionally, Mr. Wim and the MTN team have started distribution of food and alms worth UGX 100 million to subscribers affected by the current COVID19 Pandemic lockdown. The offer is an extra spice of the telco’s over UGX 1 Billion contributions to the COVID19 National Taskforce of Uganda.
Now that MTNite is the new free voice minutes offer available for Yello subscribers, this brings MTN’s total bundle offers to 3 with Work from home bundles leading the queue, and the currently paused Kafyu bundles granting unlimited talk time for as low as UGX 100.