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 world.
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.