Android smartphone users on the Airtel Uganda network can now download the Airtel mobile money application.

The application can be downloaded free of charge from the Google Playstore and is intended to give its users better experience, compared to the conventional unstructured supplementary services data (or USSD) system.

Mobile Money Uganda

Tom Gutjahr, the Managing Director Airtel Uganda, drives home the fact that: “As the fastest growing network in the country, the needs of our customers are many and varied. This is one of the reasons Airtel Uganda is constantly working to create innovations that meet our customers need. The Airtel Money App gives our customers a wide range of possibilities; from giving their feedback to finding out more about the service. It is basically a one-stop platform for our customers”.

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The app makes it for Airtel customers to send money, buy airtime and internet bundles, make payment for utilities and Pay-TVs, Mobile banking and buy goods/pay for various services.


The iOS version for iPhones will be released soon. Airtel Uganda is the first telecom company to introduce the mobile money platform.

Photo Credits: Saad Irfan via Compfight cc, Google Playstore

Olumuyiwa Coker Author

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