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MTC customers to feel the pinch as subscription fees increase

MTC customers to feel the pinch as subscription fees increase

Mobile Telecommunications Limited company, MTC this week announced a 7% increase in prepaid subscription fees for Aweh, Happy Hour and NetMan Instant Bundles effective 1 June.

According to a statement released postpaid and other bundles services will increase effective on 01 July.

The mobile service provider in the statement said that over the last 11 years they had not increased any prices despite rising operational cost. During this period, the mobile telecommunications company maintained its operations which are aimed at increasing efficiencies and ensuring excellent products and service to its customers.

“This exercise done amidst the challenging environment in which MTC operates in, coupled by reduction in mobile termination rates, increased costs of network investment, has necessitated a review of pricing,” MTC boss, Tim Ekandjo said.

“In recent times, MTC invested substantially in new sites, advanced generational internet and broadband technologies, expanded its national network coverage to keep its customers on par with global trends. We nevertheless promise our customers to keep providing the world class products and services that they are accustomed to,” he added.

MTC said with the new rates NetMan prepaid Data Bundles for 1 day will now cost the consumer N$31 up from N$29.

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