Liberia: MTN Liberia Mobile Money Partners with Plus Liberia
— to Provide Convenience for Music Artists and Listeners
Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Financial Services and Plus Liberia have joined forces to provide convenience to subscribers interested in downloading and streaming Liberian music.
Founded in 2017, Plus Liberia Inc. is one of Liberia's leading digital music platforms that attracts over 1 million downloads monthly from its website.
With the newly created Plus Liberia mobile phone application, subscribers can pay for and listen to Liberian music on the go.
“Initially there was no mobile app,” said Plus Liberia Operations Manager, Eric Mulbah.”
“Songs were being downloaded through the Plus Liberia website for free with no benefit to artists. With the Plus Liberia Mobile App with the Mobile money payment options, subscribers can easily download and listen to the latest trending songs right from their phones,” he said.
Lonestar Cell MTN and Plus Liberia believe that the new partnership will increase visibility and distribution of Liberian music to a larger audience and create a better music experience for users.
Plus Liberia General Manager, Samuel Wuraola, applauded Lonestar Cell MTN for the opportunity to integrate the secure payment platform on their system.
“This is an opening for the music industry. Artists can upload trending songs while subscribers purchase those songs at a low price, “he said.
Lonestar Cell MTN General Manager, Mobile Financial Services Christopher Ssali said new the partnership represents a win-win for all concerned.
“Artists are compensated for their efforts and subscribers now have a convenient secure way to pay for Liberian music with mobile money from their cell phone. Consequently, we are promoting the Liberian music industry, ” he said.
Lonestar Cell MTN and Plus Liberia launched their partnership at iCampus on Carey Street in Monrovia, Liberia.