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MTN crashes Blackberry charges to N450 per week

By on July 28, 2011

MTN has given their numerous subscribers a reason to smile. The leading telecommunications
service provider has introduced even more affordable Blackberry service offerings that address
a wide range of consumer usage segments in the Nigerian market. These new offerings provide
more service options and even more affordable pricing starting from as low as N450 per week.

The newly introduced Blackberry service offerings include the Blackberry Social Bundle,
Blackberry Messaging bundle and the Blackberry Quarterly Plan. The new Blackberry Social
bundle is for students and the young-at-heart who always want to stay close to friends on a
pocket-friendly budget. This bundle provides access to instant messaging and social networking
applications such as Blackberry messenger, Yahoo messenger, Facebook, Twitter and
MySpace as well as other social networking applications for as low as N450 a week or N1500 a

The new Blackberry Messaging bundle provides a pocket-friendly avenue for young
professionals and students to their business network via access to push email access for up to
10 email accounts and instant messaging applications such as Blackberry messenger, Yahoo
Messenger, Google Talk and other popular ones. MTN has introduced this bundle at a friendly
price of N1500 monthly or N450 weekly.

Business men and Professionals who require access to 24/7 internet access, push email, social
networking and instant messaging on the Blackberry have not been left out. The Blackberry
Internet Service fulfills this desire via the weekly, monthly and newly introduced Blackberry
Quarterly plan from MTN.

The Blackberry Quarterly plan was introduced to reward MTN’s loyal Blackberry customers. On
this plan, customers can enjoy full uninterrupted Blackberry services for up to three months at a
10% discount which comes to N8000 instead of paying N9000 for the 3 months.
In addition to these special packages, MTN has also introduced a promotional offering
which makes it possible to get a 1-month free BIS subscription with every Blackberry device
purchased for as low as N36,000 at any of its Walk-in centres nationwide.

These new propositions are coming on the heels of similar giant strides taken by the operator
in the past. MTN in 2007 pioneered the introduction of the prepaid Blackberry service in the
Nigerian market. As a way of rewarding its esteemed customers for their loyalty in the since
it opened for operations in Nigeria in 2001, the company recently pioneered the reduction in
prices of Blackberry services from N5000 to N3000 monthly.

MTN remains the operator with the widest data coverage in Nigeria. Hence, MTN Blackberry
customers can be assured that its Blackberry devices will remain functional in most parts of the
country, when compared to other operators. MTN constantly demonstrates that it is still clearly
in the business of enriching the lives by introducing and enhancing its products and services to
achieve the best value for its customers.