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MTN Uganda, Vision Group Seal Payments Partnership for ePapers

MTN Uganda has sealed a partnership with Vision Group to enable MTN Mobile Money payments for subscribers to access eVision

The partnership signed between Robert Kabushenga on behalf of Vision Group and MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte on behalf of MTN.

eVision, an electronic version of the New Vision newspaper was launched on 1st April 2020 to address convenience in access to news on the-go. Since inception, five months ago, the service has been availed at no charge.

eVision is accessible anywhere, anytime across devices including mobile phones, tablet and desktop at https://epapers.visiongroup.co.ug/.

Robert Kabushenga thanked eVision subscribers for participating in the free trial period. “Your feedback was useful in enhancing reader experience. This Vision Group and MTN partnership is yet another demonstration of our commitment to evolving media consumption in Uganda.”

“We have eased the cost of access to credible quality local and internal news anywhere, anytime”.

Customers can access a bouquet of Vision Group’s ePapers including; The New Vision, Kampala Sun and the vernacular newspaper Bukedde. News content is further availed in user friendly formats like text, video and audio.

According to Wim Vanhelleputte, “This partnership with Vision Group is one of several innovations that MTN is continuously working on to facilitate the increasingly digital lifestyles of our customers. At MTN Uganda, we believe that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. We are here to facilitate the realization of that belief.”

This exciting partnership grants readers access to eVision through MTN MoMo at highly subsidized rates effective 1st September 2020. The subscription fees will come bundled with data to enable customers enjoy a seamless service. This implies that subscribing customers will read the bouquet of ePapers without the additional costs that would otherwise have been incurred with data/MBs.

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