MTN Customers will between now (December 2012) and 28th February, 2013 gets a 10 per cent discount whenever they pay their DStv monthly subscription using MTN Mobile Money.
This comes after the two companies; MTN Uganda and Multichoice (DStv) partnered to reward their loyal customers and welcome new subscribers during this festive season.
“This new promotion further shows MTN’s commitment to giving back to its customers particularly now as we all get geared up for the festive season. At MTN Uganda we continue to look at ways to give back to our customers with relevant offers,” said Ernst Fonternel, the MTN Uganda chief marketing officer while launching the promotion mid this week.
Mr. Albert Nga, the marketing manager of MultiChoice Uganda said: “With MTN having the biggest mobile money platform in the country this partnership was crucial to us to ensure we bring convenience to our customers. Our objective is to reward subscribers who have embraced innovative methods of payment and ensure the benefits are obvious to our customers to employ when they pay their DStv and GOtv subscription.
The discount is offset from your DStv account when paying for your subscription, by or before the next due date.
To use this service, you need to be a registered MTN Mobile Money customer with sufficient money on your MTN Mobile Money account.
Grand prizes to be won include free DStv decoders and monthly subscription fees among other exciting prizes.
This promotion will run for 3 months from 13th December 2012 to 28th February 2013.
MultiChoice Uganda was the first corporate ‘Pay Bill’ partner on MTN Mobile Money since 2010. The partnership enables MultiChoice/DStv subscribers in Uganda who are registered on MTN mobile money to pay their TV bills using mobile money.
With over 60% of MultiChoice subscribers also being MTN customers and 30% of MultiChoice subscribers making their DStv bill payment using Mobile Money, this promotion will benefit both DSTV and MTN subscribers.
MTN is the biggest mobile money service provider in Uganda with over 3.5 million registered and active users of this money transfer service.
Early this year, MTN mobile money became international following a partnership with Western Union. Under the partnership, MTN mobile money customers can receive money sent from any part of the world through western union.