MTN Wikipedia USSD

MTN Rwanda is proud to partner with the Wikimedia Foundation in offering free access to Wikipedia websites & Application, the non-profit organization that operates Wikipedia and its sister projects.

MTN Wikipedia USSD

As part of MTN Rwanda’s commitment to bring quality and innovative services to our subscriber base we have launched the ‘Wikipedia’ service via USSD. ‘Wikipedia’ is a global search engine and information service; powered by people all around the world; that lets you broaden your knowledge on any topic you wish to.
This service allows any MTN subscriber who wishes to use Wikipedia; to access Wikipedia through their MTN Mobile number, without using internet.

How Does a customer Access?

A customer dials *825#, choose Wikipedia (3) from the menu and follows the prompts. 
What is the Cost and What is the Payment Mode?
The costs of a subscription to MTN Wikipedia USSD vary based on the period chosen. The below amount will be subtracted from a subscribers Airtime for a:

  • Day: 35 RWF
  • Week: 150 RWF
  • Month: 350 RWF

Main and Additional features

The MTN Wikipedia USSD service enables you to carry out all the activities you would ordinarily do on your web browser only that you can now do it via USSD. Once the customer has selected and purchased a period of browsing, the option will appear to search for specific terms. Once the search request is confirmed, Wikipedia’s content on the requested information will appear.