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MTN Uganda Introduces Cutting-Edge e-Sim Technology for Unparalleled Connectivity.

MTN Uganda, the leading telecommunications provider in the country has announced the launch of its latest innovation, the e-SIM (Embedded SIM) technology. MTN Uganda’s unveiling of its e-
SIM Technology shortly after its Celebration of 25 Years of existence in the country
is a milestone innovation aligned with the 'Unstoppable Network' Campaign"
This groundbreaking advancement redefines the way customers connect and
interact with their mobile devices, bringing unparalleled convenience, flexibility, and
security to their digital lives, making them truly unstoppable
The e – SIM, short for Embedded SIM, is a revolutionary virtual SIM card that
empowers users to seamlessly connect to their mobile service provider without the
need for a physical SIM card. This digital marvel is remotely programmed via
software and is seamlessly integrated into the latest generation of smartphones,
tablets, smartwatches, and even vehicles. With MTN Uganda's e-SIM technology,
customers can enjoy a host of benefits that transform the way they stay connected
and manage their mobile plans.
Somdev Sen, Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Uganda, shared his enthusiasm for
this groundbreaking offering, stating, "At MTN Uganda, we are committed to driving
Africa's progress through cutting-edge digital solutions. Our latest e-Sim technology,
an integral part of our Ambition 2025 strategy, exemplifies this commitment by
providing our valued customers with an advanced and hassle-free way to experience
the benefits of a modern connected life."
He further emphasized, "The e-SIM eliminates the need for physical SIM cards and
opens up a world of possibilities, allowing users to effortlessly switch carriers, add

plans, and manage multiple phone numbers on a single device. It's a game-changer
that enhances convenience, security, and overall connectivity."
The advantages of MTN Uganda's e-Sim technology are abundant as e-Sim
technology offers enhanced flexibility, enables remote programming as well as
easing international travel.
e-Sim users can easily switch carriers, add new numbers, and even connect to
different carriers, giving them ultimate control over their mobile experience. The
ability to remotely program e-Sims offers unparalleled convenience, enabling users
to manage their mobile plans with ease.
Travelers will no longer need to purchase physical SIM cards when venturing
abroad. With MTN Uganda's e-Sim, adding an international plan is as simple as a
few taps, providing hassle-free flexibility and connectivity from the moment they
arrive in another country.
While the benefits of e-Sim technology are undeniable, it's important to note that not
all devices and carriers currently support e-Sim. However, as more and more
devices and carriers adopt this cutting-edge technology, it is expected to become the
standard for global cellular connectivity.
To experience the future of mobile connectivity, MTN Uganda invites customers with
eligible devices to visit any MTN Service Center with their valid National ID and
upgrade to the e-Sim technology. MTN, the Unstoppable Network, is committed to
leading the way in providing customers with innovative solutions for a connected
How to get an MTN Uganda e-Sim
• Simply dial *#06# to confirm if your phone supports e-Sim. If it does, it will
display an EID Number.
• Once the EID Number is displayed, visit an MTN Service Center near you with
an Original National ID to get an e-Sim.
• The Customer service agent will guide you through the current/normal swap
process where your biometric details and photos will be captured.
• A QR code will be generated for you to scan and you will have the E sim
activated on your phone.