Smart Telecom launches Uganda’s fifth mobile money service

28 Jun 2016

Ugandan mobile operator Smart Telecom has become the country’s fifth mobile money provider following the launch of its new Smart Pesa service. Smart joins MTN, Airtel, Uganda Telecom Ltd (UTL) and Africell in the mobile money sector, which served some 19.8 million customers at the end of September 2015 according to figures from the Bank of Uganda.

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