MTN Uganda Goes Royal | Connects The Buganda Kingdom’s Palace With High-Speed Internet


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MTN Uganda has commissioned Internet connectivity at the Kabaka’s Palace in Lubiri-Mmengo to commemorate Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II’s reign as King of Buganda.

The world-class Internet connectivity will be set up at the (King’s) Kabaka’s office lounge for use by the King and the kingdom’s officials.

According to MTN Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. Ernst Fonternel, the Internet connectivity to the King further demonstrates its commitment to lead the delivery of a bold, new digital world to our customers in Buganda and indeed Uganda.

MTN was launched in Uganda in 1998  and is today the country’s leading telco with a countrywide network coverage with superior quality on Voice and Data with innovative Value Added Services. The firm has also continued to invest significantly into its infrastructure to offer world-class services to its customers.

In 2013, MTN Uganda will be investing $70 million for Internet penetration and digital usage in the country. It has also upgraded its Internet capacity from 21.6Mbps to 42Mbps and became the first telecommunications company in Uganda and the region to launch a superfast 4G LTE Network which provides speeds of up to 100Mbps.