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Lonestar Cell MTN reflects on 2023's achievements

By , ITWeb
Liberia , 27 Dec 2023
This year, the company launched mobile money foreign exchange services and empowered young people through the Smartphone University Digital Skills Programme.
This year, the company launched mobile money foreign exchange services and empowered young people through the Smartphone University Digital Skills Programme.

As it says farewell to 2023, Liberia's Lonestar Cell MTN, reminisced on a year marked by successes, technological developments, and transformative community projects.

Lonestar Cell MTN says it has made an indelible mark on Liberia's telecommunications market this year, from the launch of MoMo's foreign exchange services to the development of the youth through the Smartphone University Digital Skills Programme.

Lisa R. White, corporate communications manager for Lonestar Cell MTN, pledged the company's commitment to offering its subscribers with a modern and integrated experience.

"We have worked tirelessly to ensure that our subscribers are at the cutting edge of modernity and connectivity. As a Liberian company, our deep investment in Liberia is unwavering, and our commitment to contributing significantly remains unwavering," she stated.

Lonestar Cell MTN has welcomed a new era by updating over a hundred sites in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, with 4G capacity.

In 2024, the business plans to expand its modernization programme throughout the counties, ensuring a seamless and increased connectivity experience for its users.

Lonestar Cell MTN has provided subscribers with full mobile financial services by leveraging its extensive GSM network.

Manju Kanneh, manager in Mobile Financial Services, emphasised the importance of digital banking, mobile money payments, and inbound remittance services in strengthening global community ties.

"These services not only promote financial inclusion but also strengthen the global community's bonds. To enhance our capabilities, we have also launched digital financing possibilities for both subscribers and mobile money agents," he said.

Lonestar Cell MTN also launched e-Sim services in Liberia for the first time. The company says this technical advancement provides subscribers with greater freedom and simplicity in controlling their mobile services both nationally and internationally, as it eliminates the requirement for a physical SIM card.

Through the Heroes of Change Programme, Lonestar Cell MTN recognised the unsung heroes in Liberian communities. This initiative recognised individuals who make a positive difference by representing the spirit of change and community development.

Lonestar Cell MTN created the Smartphone University Digital Skills Programme for At-Risk Youth.

The programme teaches young people how to use the potential of smartphones to generate income, inspiring them to see mobile money as a viable and beneficial source of income.

CEO Rahul De noted that these achievements not only reflect technology advancement but also demonstrate dedication to supporting meaningful social change in Liberia.

"We express our gratitude to our subscribers for their unwavering support and eagerly anticipate accomplishing more with increased momentum in 2024," he went on to say.

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