Ugandan mobile phone users can now sit back and smile as mobile telephone companies continue to make offers as competition in the mobile telephone industry intensifies.
Zain Uganda on Monday announced it is offering 25 minutes to any of its subscribers who load 500 Uganda shillings, and an additional 30 free short message service or sms to other Zain subscribers.
Started by Warid Telecom as Pakalast where the company offered full day free Warid to Warid calls for any subscriber who loaded 2,000 shillings per day, the same package has been adopted by MTN Uganda, Uganda Telecom and Orange Uganda, with Zain the latest on the bandwagon.
MTN Uganda asks its subscribers to load 3,000 shillings and get 60 minutes of calls to MTN numbers within 24 hours, while Uganda Telecom offers free calls to Utl subscribers for extra airtime offered after a subscriber loads a particular amount of Utl airtime.
The five Mobile telecommunication providers in Uganda have been rolling out promotion after promotion aimed at tapping and retaining subscribers in a surely heating up mobile telephone industry.