Airtel Uganda Partners With Microsoft and MC3 to Improve SMEs


Airtel Uganda Limited is a mobile communications and information technology services provider in Uganda and it recently partnered with Microsoft & MC3 to improve the productivity of businesses in Uganda.

This partnership will enable companies to access Microsoft Cloud Services, thus improving operations while maintaining good security of business data and information.

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The Partners

MC3 Cloud is a value-added distributor based in Mauritius for Microsoft Cloud Services having more than a decade of experience across Africa.

Microsoft 365 is a subscription that includes the most collaborative, up-to-date features in one seamless, integrated experience. Microsoft 365 includes the robust Office desktop apps that you’re familiar with, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

The Goal

The businesses can concentrate on the delivery of their core business, while Airtel Uganda and Microsoft will take away the worry about online collaboration, security, and productivity of the teams. 


The event to commemorate the partnership took place at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala on 23rd August where different stakeholders and their representatives came through. 

I am happy to announce Microsoft Cloud as a partner in our efforts to improve the productivity of businesses in Uganda.

Mr. Allan Ssemakula, the Enterprise Business Director at Airtel Uganda


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Companies will be able to;

  • Use professional email and calendaring to reach customers and co-workers.
  • Store, access, and share files from anywhere with 1 Terabyte of online storage per user.
  • Keep their teams on the same page with group chat, online meetings, and calling in Microsoft Teams, the hub for teamwork.
  • Help protect their employees, personal data, and their customer information with advanced security and device management.

We applaud the Microsoft Team for constantly innovating and introducing new business ICT solutions that allow enhanced productivity of our customers while driving the growth of different industries that rely on Microsoft services.

Mr. Allan Ssemakula added

There are high chances that you’re using cloud computing right now, even if you don’t realize it! Whether you use an online service like Gmail or Outlook 365 to send an email, collaborate on a document, store files or stream a video, cloud computing makes it possible behind the scenes and it is here to stay.

Cloud computing benefits for small businesses include accessible data, automatic syncing, remote work facilitation, and easy backups.

Robert Ronoh

Microsoft 365 Business platform is one solution to run your business securely from anywhere. With files stored in the cloud and regularly backed up, your organization continues to operate as normal in the case of a disaster at the office.

Robert Ronoh

Available plans

The suite of plans available to Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) customers includes;

Exchange Online Online interactions via cloud
Apps for BusinessApp integrations etc
Business BasicMinimum version
Business Standard Extended features
Business Premium.Advanced and pro features


As a mobile operator, Airtel Uganda tries to introduce new and affordable communication products and services that will transform millions of Ugandans and businesses. This effort will see many businesses that sign adapt to changing tech revolution & increase efficiency.

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