Ayoba is an advanced communications application localised for African and Middle East consumer needs, under an independent Over the Top (OTT) brand with unique features for MTN customers. The app supports many local languages spoken across the MTN markets including isiZulu, isiXhosa, Pidgin, Yoruba, Swahili, Hausa, French and English.
MTN, together with its partners, is driven to improve access to affordable communications to ensure that people in its markets can reap the social, economic and developmental dividends of being online. Ayoba underscores this goal to bring more people into the digital world by providing them with affordable and simplified digital communication services.
Below are 10 reasons you should use the app
1. FREE TO USE: ayoba is free to use. You need data to send messages and files to your contacts, but if you are on the MTN network, you will get free data every day to use the app.
2. CHAT NOW: Instantly send and receive text and voice messages with any of your contacts.
3. SECURE: End-to-end encryption means that messages in a conversation cannot be read by anyone else.
4. QUICK CONNECT: Use your existing address book to quickly and easily connect you with your contacts.
5. CHAT WITH EVERYONE: Send SMS text messages with anyone in your contact list, regardless of whether they’ve installed ayoba or not. If the contact to whom you send a message does not have the app, the message will be delivered by SMS. That contact can then respond by SMS and the response will come back into your app. This is a unique technology.
6. GROUP CHAT: The more the merrier. Set up group chats to easily communicate with friends and family in a single chat.
7. SHARING IS CARING: Share videos, images, audio, and other files with your contacts.
8. LET’S MEET: Share your real-time location with your ayoba contacts.
9. CHANNELS: Consume all content across various categories ranging from news, sports, music to entertainment and much more, all within the ayoba app. We have over 30 content channels live in Nigeria including Pulse for entertainment, and the MTN YelloStar competition.
10. LISTEN AND PLAY: There is a free music service in the app so you can listen to trending songs on our fantastic playlists. Also, there are games that you can play, such as BattleShip, Pinball, Solitaire and more. New content is added every day.