MTN Uganda slashes calls to all networks by 45 percent
Customers to reap massive savings from MTN’s all-day, all-network 3/- per-second flat rate for all local calls
MTN Uganda has announced a new tariff for their customers to call across all networks in Uganda. With the new rate, MTN customers will enjoy the lowest call rate across all mobile numbers, to all networks across the country. This new rate of Ush. 3/- per second takes effect immediately.
With this change, MTN has taken a bold step of reducing its call rates by 45.45 percent from Ushs. 5.5/- to Ushs. 3/-, at per second tariff rates. Existing customers simply have to dial *151*2# to enjoy this new call rate while new customers will enjoy the new rates immediately upon activation of their new SIM cards. The rate has also been reduced from 300/- down to 180/-per minute for Postpaid customers.
Together with MTN’s attractive Voice Bundle offering, Ugandans can now enjoy the most affordable calls to anyone they want to call, as long as they are connected to the MTN network.
According to the Chief Marketing Officer, Ms. Mapula Bodibe, the move is intended to offer customers more value, competitive rates and convenience.
“In a bid to offer even more value for our customers, MTN has taken the unprecedented decision this year to reduce the calling rates for Ugandans, at a time when most prices are escalating upwards,” she said.
“Customers are continually looking for value-adding offers to meet their needs for affordability. MTN understands its customers’ needs and is always looking at opportunities to offer competitively priced products and services to address their communication needs at the most affordable rates. With this new offer, MTN customers will enjoy the lowest calling rates, to any local network and only pay for what they have used,” she added.
In addition, MTN will offer 7 minutes of free MTN to MTN calls for a 7 day period, for all new customers that activate a new MTN SIM card. This offer is aimed as a welcome offer for new customers joining MTN.
Facts about this new tariff(s)
· 3/- per second across all networks.
o Existing customers, dial *151*2@ to activate the 3/- per second
o The rate is automatically activated on new SIM cards for new customers
· New SIM cards now come with;
o 3/- per second default tariff
o 7 minutes of free MTN to MTN calls
o Free CallerTunez subscription
· Per Minute and Postpaid rate now at 180/- per minute
“MTN customers can now enjoy better choice and affordability whilst connecting with friends and family, either with the MTN 3/- per second tariff plan, an affordable, simple, and easy to understand price plan that allows them to call for less, or MTN Zone per second, the perfect price plan for those looking for attractive discounts on their calls,” concludes Bodibe
To enjoy the new call rates on MTN, customers can dial *151*2# and select the 3/- per second tariff plan tariff plan. New customers wanting to enjoy the new call rates can simply buy a new Sim card and join MTN.