MTN Ghana has launched MTN Shortz, a platform specifically designed to host short videos, allowing content developers to make money simply by uploading their works. MTN Shortz, accessible through the MTN Play portal provides access to a variety of short videos in five (5) main categories – comedy, animation, podcast, games and films.
Speaking at the event, the Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Ghana, Mr. Noel Kojo-Ganson, said, the service was in consonance of MTN’s digital inclusion agenda and commitment to reward customers. “We are here today, for the launch of MTN Shortz and the MTN Shortz Challenge. MTN shortz platform is also expected to be revenue generating source for content developers”, he said.
“To boost content injection on the MTN Shortz platform and create the opportunity for content developers to monetize their creation, MTN is inviting content creators, animators, aame developers, newspaper houses, movie producers, TV stations, radio stations, bloggers, and social media experts to submit very innovative contents on MTN Shortz platform to participate in the MTN Shortz Challenge”. He added.
The challenge requires content creators to register at mtn.com.gh/shortz and afterwards choose whichever category their content falls under and submit their content.
Mr. Kojo-Ganson disclosed that, MTN had dedicated a total of GHC 50,000 in cash prizes towards rewarding content that promotes African culture and values, while also educating and informing the audience with essential life knowledge. Mr. Kojo-Ganson said “we have enlisted the services of seasoned individuals who would help us reward the best out of the lot and at the end of the competition, which is the 5th of September 2018, a grand event would be held and the overall best content from all five categories wins the grandest cash prizes”.
MTN Ghana has customers at the core of its business and with its vision of leading the delivery of a bold new digital world, MTN Ghana embraces digital innovation such as these that facilitate customers smooth sailing into the brighter life.