MTN Uganda kicks off festive mood in Lira with hi-tech Internet Expo.



The festive mood was set with neon lights, gifts, free Wi-Fi, music and non-stop entertainment when MTN Uganda staged their final Internet expo of 2014 in the heart of Lira town.

Early this year, MTN embarked on a mission to take the fastest and most reliable Internet, closer to its customers in all regions that have included Central, Eastern, western and now North, providing an opportunity for customers to experience firsthand MTN’s fast Internet speeds, the latest devices and other latest technological innovations.

As pioneer in delivering a bold, new digital world, MTN Uganda has in excess of 3 million internet users and the MTN Internet expos are tailored to enable this fraction of subscribers to experience the seamless MTN Internet and other technological innovations on offer.

The Lira MTN Internet expo kicked off on 27th going on till 29th November 2014 attracting hundreds of enthusiastic visitors from varied backgrounds.

 MTN Uganda’s Acting Chief Marketing Officer Hazel Twesigye said MTN has used the Expo to educate and create awareness of the vast opportunities available through the use of ICT as well as expose customers to the various data options available from MTN Products LTE routers, modems, internet enabled phones and tablets.

“At MTN we are constantly keeping abreast with technology trends so as to serve our customers. The speed at which the world is moving technologically leaves us with no option but to move with it. For instance Smartphones and tablets now pose a big challenge to the traditional PC and MTN is fully immersed in delivering this new digital world to its customers. We want people to Touch, Feel and Experience World-class Internet. ” she added.

Lira Town Clerk, Mr. Daniel Kaweesi commended MTN for the unmatched initiative and for bringing it to the northern region. He underscored the valuable role internet continues to play for development, urging the business community in the region to take advantage of what MTN has to offer for their personal growth.

The Expo was crowned each day with entertainment from local artistes who included Coco Finger and Gravity Omutujju. The exhibitions also featured stalls from MTN’s partners who included Samsung, Nokia, Go Phones and Alcatel.