MTN Shortz

​​MTN Shortz is a platform empowering video content creators to showcase their work and earn from it. MTN Uganda customers will be able to access the content through daily channel subscription and streaming. ​

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How to stream on MTN Shortz

MTN Shortz is a variety of content directly on their mobile devices.The service is a mobile ONLY, short video (maximum 10 minutes) streaming service. It consists of channels belonging to different content owners, which users can access to view a variety of content. The service is available to all MTN Customers.

What is the Charge?

  • Subscription price range per channel for 24 hours is: UGX 200 – UGX 1,000
  • Browsing and streaming is free on the MTN Shortz platform.

How to subscribe and start watching MTNshortz:

  • Step1: On your mobile phone visit www.mtnplay.co.ug/shortz
  • Step 2: Select a Channel of your choice
  • Step 3: Subscribe to the channel
  • Step 4: Watch videos within the channel ​
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How to register as a content provider on MTN Shortz

Simply fill in the form in the link below and our aggregation partner, Content Connect Africa​, will get back to you.

Click here to register​
Frequently Asked Questions

​What is MTN Shortz?

MTN Shortz is a platform empowering video content creators to showcase their work and earn from it. MTN Uganda customers will be able to access the content through daily channel subscription and streaming. It can be accessed through www.mtnplay.co.ug/shortz.

How do I stream on MTN Shortz?

MTN Shortz is a variety of content directly on their mobile devices. The service is a mobile ONLY, short video (maximum 10 minutes) streaming service. It consists of channels belonging to different content owners, which users can access to view a variety of content. The service is available to all MTN Customers.

What is the Charge?

Subscription to a channel for 24 hours. A user can subscribe to more than one channel at a time. Subscription price range per channel for 24 hours at: UGX 200 – UGX 1,000. Customers will use existing data bundle to stream MTN Shortz videos.

How do I subscribe and start watching MTN Shortz?

Step1: On your mobile phone visit www.mtnplay.co.ug/shortz

Step 2: Select a Channel of your choice

Step 3: Subscribe to the channel

Step 4: Watch videos within the channel

How do I upload a video to MTN Shortz?

To become a content provider on MTN Shortz, subscribers will be required to fill a form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexJqNZAFUsuk9JL3gGEM4Dtlc-cZA8EGyvE62s-PxFoCScnw/viewform) expressing their interest to upload content. MTN Uganda partnered with Content Connect Africa to integrate and aggregate all individual video content creator's content on to the Shortz Platform.

Who can subscribe to MTN Shortz?

All Prepaid MTN Uganda customers can subscribe to MTN Shortz. Subscription will be charged per channel and will subsequently be granted access to view all videos within the channel.

Is it possible to subscribe & download the videos for offline viewing?

For now, videos cannot be downloaded from MTN Shortz. Our aim is to encourage views on the website in order for the content makers to earn some income.

How many channels can one subscribe to?

You can subscribe to as many channels as you want. There is no limit.

Why would I put my content on MTN Shortz?

This is an opportunity for content providers to earn income. There are other video streaming platforms, but MTN Shortz ensures that you are able to earn some income because it is subscription based. For local content providers, MTN Shortz ensures that you have access to a platform that guarantees better returns compared to other platforms.

What is the length of the contract?

That is a decision taken after an agreement between the content provider and MTN Uganda through the aggregator, Content Connect Africa.

What is the revenue share between the content provider and MTN Uganda?

The revenue share percentages will be agreed as per the expression of interest and subsequent agreement terms.


How to stream on MTN Shortz

MTN Shortz is a variety of content directly on their mobile devices.The service is a mobile ONLY, short video (maximum 10 minutes) streaming service. It consists of channels belonging to different content owners, which users can access to view a variety of content. The service is available to all MTN Customers.

What is the Charge?

  • Subscription price range per channel for 24 hours is: UGX 200 – UGX 1,000
  • Browsing and streaming is free on the MTN Shortz platform.

How to subscribe and start watching MTNshortz:

  • Step1: On your mobile phone visit www.mtnplay.co.ug/shortz
  • Step 2: Select a Channel of your choice
  • Step 3: Subscribe to the channel
  • Step 4: Watch videos within the channel ​

How to register as a content provider on MTN Shortz

Simply fill in the form in the link below and our aggregation partner, Content Connect Africa​, will get back to you.

Click here to register​

​What is MTN Shortz?

MTN Shortz is a platform empowering video content creators to showcase their work and earn from it. MTN Uganda customers will be able to access the content through daily channel subscription and streaming. It can be accessed through www.mtnplay.co.ug/shortz.

How do I stream on MTN Shortz?

MTN Shortz is a variety of content directly on their mobile devices. The service is a mobile ONLY, short video (maximum 10 minutes) streaming service. It consists of channels belonging to different content owners, which users can access to view a variety of content. The service is available to all MTN Customers.

What is the Charge?

Subscription to a channel for 24 hours. A user can subscribe to more than one channel at a time. Subscription price range per channel for 24 hours at: UGX 200 – UGX 1,000. Customers will use existing data bundle to stream MTN Shortz videos.

How do I subscribe and start watching MTN Shortz?

Step1: On your mobile phone visit www.mtnplay.co.ug/shortz

Step 2: Select a Channel of your choice

Step 3: Subscribe to the channel

Step 4: Watch videos within the channel

How do I upload a video to MTN Shortz?

To become a content provider on MTN Shortz, subscribers will be required to fill a form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexJqNZAFUsuk9JL3gGEM4Dtlc-cZA8EGyvE62s-PxFoCScnw/viewform) expressing their interest to upload content. MTN Uganda partnered with Content Connect Africa to integrate and aggregate all individual video content creator's content on to the Shortz Platform.

Who can subscribe to MTN Shortz?

All Prepaid MTN Uganda customers can subscribe to MTN Shortz. Subscription will be charged per channel and will subsequently be granted access to view all videos within the channel.

Is it possible to subscribe & download the videos for offline viewing?

For now, videos cannot be downloaded from MTN Shortz. Our aim is to encourage views on the website in order for the content makers to earn some income.

How many channels can one subscribe to?

You can subscribe to as many channels as you want. There is no limit.

Why would I put my content on MTN Shortz?

This is an opportunity for content providers to earn income. There are other video streaming platforms, but MTN Shortz ensures that you are able to earn some income because it is subscription based. For local content providers, MTN Shortz ensures that you have access to a platform that guarantees better returns compared to other platforms.

What is the length of the contract?

That is a decision taken after an agreement between the content provider and MTN Uganda through the aggregator, Content Connect Africa.

What is the revenue share between the content provider and MTN Uganda?

The revenue share percentages will be agreed as per the expression of interest and subsequent agreement terms.