MTN Uganda has started the journey of opening up its Mobile Money API in order to enable innovation and catalyze digital financial services. Consequently, third parties will now be able to access the Mobile Money API. API stand for Application Programming Interface.
By opening up its API to third-party developers, the giant telecom is also opening up to benefits of revenue generation and innovation. This is especially because of the growing adoption of mobile devices and mobile money usage among consumers today.
MTN Uganda will have the Open API Launch on Wednesday 14th November 2018 at The Innovation Village, Ntinda Complex.
The open Mobile Money API launch will attract the tech community, including a keynote speech from Ben Lyon, the Founder of Hoover Developer Services LLC at the event.
Lyon also co-founded Kopo Kopo. It was the first merchant aggregator and merchant cash advance provider in the mobile money industry in East Africa. He was also the Entrepreneur in Residence at Caribou Digital’s Digital Financial Services (DFS) Innovation Lab.
MTN open mobile money API launch schedule
Date: Wednesday, 14th November, 2018
Venue: The Innovation Village, Ntinda Complex
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm