MTN Uganda updates mobile charges on sending and withdraws

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MTN Uganda is the leading mobile money service provider with the most subscribers when it comes to making monetary transactions. In a bid to keep their customers close, the company has updated its mobile money charges on sending money to MTN subscribers, and to other networks, as well as on withdrawing money from your account.

These updates shall take effect on Thursday, the 15th of June, 2017.

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Sending Money to MTN Subscribers

The mobile charges on transactions between 500 Ugx and 60,000 Ugx have been reduced. There is an increment when it comes to sending money between 60,001 Ugx and 500,000 Ugx; while the rates for transactions above 500,000 Ugx have dropped.

Transaction Tiers (UGX)Charges beforeNew charges
500-2,500500250
2,501-5,000500500
5,001-30,0001,0001,000
30,001-60,0001,1001,000
60,001-500,0001,4001,600
500,001-4,000,0002,2002,000

Sending Money to non MTN Subscribers

Here, the beneficiaries are those that will send larger sums of money, with an almost 40% reduction on charges for sending money above 125,000 Ugx. There is also a drop on rates when sending between 15,000 Ugx and 125,000 Ugx.

Transaction tiers (UGX)Charges beforeNew Charges
500-2,500900830
2,501-5,000900940
5,001-15,0001,8001,880
15,001-30,0001,9801,880
30,001-60,0002,5202,310
60,001-125,0003,9603,325
125,001-250,0007,5604,975
250,001-500,0009,9007,175
500,001-1,000,00018,90012,650
1,000,001-2,000,00036,00022,000
2,000,001-4,000,00063,45037,400

Charges on withdraw from Agent

These have mostly remained the same, though the available updates are increments. The charges on withdrawing between 250,000 Ugx and 1,000,000 Ugx have raised.

Transaction Tier (UGX)Charges BeforeNew Charges
500-2,500330330
2,501-5,000440440
5,001-15,000880700
15,001-30,000880880
30,001-45,0001,2101,210
45,001-60,0001,2101,500
60,001-125,0001,9251,925
125,001-250,0003,5753,575
250,001-500,0005,7757,000
500,001-1,000,00010,45012,500
1,000,001-2,000,00019,80019,800
2,000,001-4,000,00035,20035,200

You can as well check out the mobile charges across all other networks here.

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