MTN Uganda and YoTV Partner to Bring Content to Internet Users - Newslibre

MTN Uganda and YoTV Partner to Bring Content to Internet Users

Uganda’s biggest telecom company MTN Uganda is partnering with YoTVChannels to bring the first of its kind TV streaming plan.

YOTVChannels is a mobilTe and web-based solution that offers local media content (TV and Radio) and makes it seamlessly available wherever you are. With more than 50 local channels already, YOTVChannels allows its customers to enjoy local content at their convenience with ability to pause, rewind, record and catch up with missed programs up to 24 hours.

The YOTVChannels  App subscription will provide customers with unlimited access to local TV and Radio for 30 days FREE trial after which they will upgrade to a subscription plan of their own preference.

While announcing this partnership, Aggrey Mugisha YoTVChannels CEO noted that this partnership shows that both MTN and YoTVChannels are committed to promoting local content through allowing Ugandans to enjoy uninterrupted local TV and Radio at their convenience through YOTVChannels.

A demonstration of how YoTV Channels work during partnership launch at MTN Uganda

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Aggrey Mugsisha demonstrates how YoTV will work during unveiling at MTN Uganda

“As a purely Ugandan brand, we recognize the importance of Buy Uganda, Build Uganda. As such, we relish every opportunity that further builds our country. All MTN customers with smart phones should simply download the YOTVChannels APP and register with their MTN numbers to enjoy local TV and Radio anytime, anywhere. At the end of 30 days of free viewing, YOTVChannels users can then upgrade to a subscription plan of their choice starting with as low as UGX 500. We are delighted to partner with MTN Uganda on this.”  Aggrey Mugisha explained.

On his part, MTN Uganda Ag. Chief Marketing Officer, Sen Somdev, said this partnership is a win-win for both YOTVChannels and MTN Customers.

“Our customers are now looking for convenience. With the advent of smart phones, more people are now accessing information with just a click of a button anywhere anytime. Life as it is now is so busy and people find themselves caught up with work commitments leaving them with little time to catch up with their favourite shows. MTN is therefore pleased to partner with YOTV to bring yet more convenience to our customers because we are good together,” Sen Somdev said.

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MTN Uganda Marketing Manager emphasizes MTN’s determination to work with YoTV

For those that are interested in using the application, here are the procedures so that you can get started.

  • Go to Android or iOS app store and download the YOTVChannels APP
  • Enter your MTN mobile number to register.
  • You will receive a PIN on the mobile number you used when registering.
  • Enter the PIN to complete your set-up.
  • You will then have a 30 days’ data free viewing experience on YOTVChannels.
  • At the expiry of the 30 days, you can then select a subscription plan that suits your needs.

The subscription plans for the new partnership are very enticing and below, MTN and YoTV agreed to these charges.

Subscription offer (data inclusive) Price Ugx
1 hour 500
I day 1000
I month 10000

According to MTN Uganda, subscription to be able to view on the platform will only be accessed by using MTN Mobile Money.

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Author: Moses Echodu

Moses is a freelance writer for Newslibre and Programs Manager at the Craft Silicon Foundation. He loves writing about sports, politics and news around the globe and Inspiring new young people!!

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