Lonestar Cell MTN: A historical timeline
2001: Lonestar Cell MTN’s journey in Liberia began – a journey to heal a nation devastated by war through connectivity.
2002-2003: Lonestar Cell MTN opens up its network to offer free calls for the people of Liberia as civil crisis breaks out in the capital, Monrovia.
2004-2005-2006: Becomes a subsidiary of the MTN Group after a 60 percent acquisition by South African GSM company.
2007: Lonestar Cell MTN’s Foundation launches 21 Days of Y’ello Care with extensive support to Phebe Hospital in Bong County
2008, 2009, 2010: Hit one million active subscribers on our network
2011-2012-2013-2014: Lonestar Cell MTN offers support to the Ministry of Health’s Ebola response, with a toll-free short code for emergency response.
- Achieved a trifecta of women empowerment with three women at the helm: first female Chief Executive Officer, first female Deputy Chief Executive Officer, and first female board chair.
- Launched Liberian Dollar recharge vouchers, double data promotion for new subscribers.
- Launched the MTN Music Awards in Liberia to support the exposure of Liberian music to the world.
- Launched Liberia’s first ever inclusive youth focused telecommunications product, MTN Plug
- Launched MTN Prestige,