A new state-of-the-art video streaming app has been relaunched by YOTV Channels!

Initially launched in February 2020, mobile and web-based solution – YOTV Channels has today been relaunched; following many months of hard work and considerable investment that has gone into the development of new products and improved customer experience.

Prior to the relaunch, a dedicated data center was set up to boost capacity for our customers to rewind and catch up on missed live content up to 4 days in the past while being able to record unlimited future content. The data center has also expanded concurrent usage capacity on the app which creates a smoother experience for users.

The new app now expands its current offering from a few options to a large variety of live and video-on-demand content covering over 60 live TV channels, over 50 live radio stations, over 140 artists and comedians, music, over 2000 movies and so much more.

Speaking at the relaunch event held earlier today at the MTN Offices, Aggrey Mugisha the YoTV Channels CEO expressed his gratitude to their partners MTN Uganda and the content creators; MTN Uganda for standing with them and walking this journey with them as a solution right from the start to this day and the creators, cuz without them the application would cease to be of use.

“YOTV app now has the largest collection of content that includes movies, live TV, live Radio, Music, Comedy, Motivational podcasts, Kids entertainment and much more.  Our local video-on-demand options are unrivaled. We couldn’t have done all this without our great partner MTN and of course our brilliant content creators. We are thus excited to engage with more content creators to walk with us on this journey including musicians, filmmakers, comedians, and others” – said YOTV Channels Chief Executive Officer – Aggrey Mugisha.

YOTV Channels App was launched in February 2020 right at the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic phenomenon. While many companies collapsed due to the pandemic challenges, YOTV Channels weathered that storm has grown from strength to strength. Today is therefore also about celebrating loyal customers that have walked the journey so far and still going strong.

Adding to his voice, Susan Kayemba the MTN Uganda Senior Manager for Digital Services said that MTN’s partnership with YOTV is hinged on MTN’s mission to champion local content consumption by offering clients a seamless yet convenient and affordable platform.

“The potential of YOTV channels to take local content to the world is absolutely undebatable. With the newly unveiled products, we are optimistic that more people will enjoy more Ugandan content. As MTN, we are here to support Ugandan Innovations and YOTV is the epitome of this.” said Kayemba.

Kayemba further noted that the YOTV subscription comes with data so customers enjoy more TV anytime anywhere.

The MTN and YOTV partnership is underpinned by MTN’s commitment to leading digital innovations for Africa’s progress as enshrined in its Ambition 2025.

YOTV as a super entertainment app has unveiled several new products including; Bolingo Extra a channel that’s dedicated solely to Ugandan Music, Comedy & Reality Shows.

An all-kids edutainment channel with a creative mix of education and entertainment called “Muto”. Kibanda Express a Ugandan movie platform has also been redesigned and given a better user interface and user experience. As a way of showcasing captivating events for the Ugandan audience, a channel by the name eMikolo has also been introduced.

How To Get Started With YOTV:

  • Download the YOTV Channels APP here.
  • Enter your MTN mobile number to register.
  • You will receive a PIN on the mobile number you used when registering.
  • Enter the PIN to complete your set-up.
  • You will then have a 30 days’ data free viewing experience on YOTV Channels.
  • At the expiry of the 30 days, you can then select a subscription plan that suits your needs.

Subscription Plan after 30 days:

Subscription offer (data inclusive)Price (UGX)
1 Hour800
1 Day1,500
1 Month10,000