MTN Global MPLS VPN as a service is a private network that connects major cities across Africa and the rest of the world. The network comprises of Global PoP’s (MTN & Partner NNI’s) across 25 MTN markets and multiple Global Markets connecting MTN clients across Africa and the Rest of the World.

MTN GMPLS is a solution for enterprise customers (mostly Multi-National Corporations) who have offices in different locations locally and internationally, allowing them to use a world-class network to link their offices together.

Key features:

  • Offers traffic prioritization on per application basis through 5 Classes of Service.
  • End to End Service Level Agreements (SLAs on Service Availability, RTT, Packet loss, Jitter).
  • Provides forwarding guarantees through bandwidth reservation on shared but secure IP infrastructure.
  • About 25 countries with a Point-of-Presence (PoP), allowing the network to connect various sites across multiple geographies.
  • Global MPLS is managed on one world class seamless managed network with a Global Network Operation Centre (GNOC) which monitors the network 24/7.

Other critical details:

  • MTN GMPLS PoP are available across the MTN footprint and other partners in other countries. Below is a non-conclusive list of countries where this service is available.


A virtual private network (VPN) extends a private network across a public network (internet) and enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network.

Possible applications of the MTN Swaziland VPN.

  • Access MTN Swaziland SIM cards from a private network.
  • Access SIM cards on an MTN Swaziland Private APN network from a non MTN network via the internet.
  • Connect to MTN Swaziland’s private VAS systems like the SMSC (for A2P and A2A SMS services) and USSD gateway for USSD based applications.
  • Connect to MTN Mobile Money system for integration with Mobile Money.

Other critical details:


  • The customer needs to have connection to a public network – the internet (from any ISP) with a static IP address.
  • MTN Swaziland uses SHA 1 hashing algorithm for the encryption of data on the VPN link.

Support channels

  • Normal MTN support channels

How to Apply for VPN:

  • Apply via your KAM or dial 78080001