The role of entrepreneurship and small businesses in driving economies is widely acknowledged and understood; in 2016, roughly half of all formal jobs worldwide were created by SMEs according to data from the World Bank. Entrepreneurs and SMEs, however, still face a number of challenges, especially when it comes to communication.
MTN Uganda, through various stages of research, product development and testing, has now launched innovative and affordable communication and business solutions for small and large enterprises.
Through various stages of research, product development and testing, the company has come up with packaged communication and business solutions that will move users of these products and services to more efficient levels of operation.
The comprehensive SME solutions will have three key offers:
- Business Booster Packs targeted at startups and SMEs
- Unlimited and Dedicated Business Internet powered by MTN Fiber targeted at businesses and organizations with larger internet needs, and,
- Mobile Money Solutions for businesses.
Speaking at the launch of the TUKOLE Campaign, Mr. Bwire Tadeo MTN Senior Manager SME Sales said that the communication and business solutions are aimed at making entrepreneurs and SMEs work smarter to sustainably grow faster.
“We have launched comprehensive solutions that have three key offers: Business Booster Packs targeted at startups and SMEs, Unlimited and Dedicated Business Internet powered by MTN Fiber targeted at businesses and organizations with larger internet needs and finally Mobile Money Solutions for businesses”
He further stated that the solutions were revolutionary and in line with the MTN vision of delivering a bold, new digital world to their customers, and unpacked the meaning of the word ‘TUKOLE’.
“’Tukole’ is a Luganda word meaning “Let’s Work Together”. We are here to say that MTN Uganda is the right partner for your business, no matter the size or stage of development, everywhere you go. So let us work together to guarantee your success”
MTN Uganda has promised that users of these products and services will become more efficient by ensuring sustainability in the cost of doing business in both the short and long term.
Sophia Mukasa, the Senior Manager – Enterprise Products and Marketing at MTN Uganda, noted that it is clear that all entrepreneurs and SMEs in Uganda are looking for enablers of progress because it is always a tough journey starting and running a business. That is why MTN Uganda is providing more integrated communication and business solutions for this category of businesses that have been largely uncatered for.
“For many businesses, whether large or small, access to the affordable communication channels remains crucial to their success. The solutions we have launched today will provide them value both in the short and long term”
With the launch of these solutions by MTN Uganda, it is clear that Ugandan entrepreneurs and business operators are set for more growth.