MTN “lowest international call rates” promo extended

MTN has extended its “lowest international call rates” promotion to 31 January 2014, which the company promoted through advertisements that ran in the Sunday papers on 20 October 2013.

Previously, MTN said that the promotion would be available until the end of September 2013.

MTN’s new international call rates are grouped by country, with prices ranging between 75c per minute and R8.99 per minute. All calls are billed on a per second basis, according to MTN.

The new international call rates are still only available to MTN PayAsYouGo and MTN Zone TopUp customers, the fine print stated.

The following tables, provided by MTN, give an overview of MTN’s lowest international call rates.

Destination Rates
Bangladesh China Peoples Rep India Portugal R0.75
Belgium France Netherlands UK R0.75
Canada Germany Nigeria USA R0.75
Destination Rates
Alaska Cyprus Laos Puerto Rico R 0.99
Angola Finland Macao San Marino Republic R 0.99
Austria Greece Malaysia Singapore R 0.99
Bermuda Guam Martinique Spain R 0.99
Brunei Hawaii Mexico Sweden R 0.99
Cambodia Hong Kong Mongolia Thailand R 0.99
Chile Korea Rep (South Korea) New Zealand Venezuela R 0.99
Destination Rates
Argentina Gibraltar Israel Taiwan (China Rep) R 1.19
Bahrain Hungary, Rep of Italy Uzbekistan R 1.19
Colombia Indonesia Paraguay Vietnam R 1.19
Czech Rep Iran Peru Zambia R 1.19
Destination Rates
Pakistan R1.39
Destination Rates
Dominica Japan Lithuania Rep of Romania R1.49
Guadeloupe Lichtenstein Mauritius Switzerland R1.49
Ireland R1.49
Destination Rates
Lesotho Mozambique R1.59
Destination Rates
Swaziland R1.69
Destination Rates
Aruba El Salvador Kenya Philippines R 1.99
Australia Faroe Isl Kuwait Poland , Rep of R 1.99
Bolivia Georgia , Rep of Kyrgyzstan Saudi Arabia R 1.99
Botswana Guatemala Luxembourg Slovak Republic R 1.99
Brazil Guiana (French) Nepal Sri Lanka R 1.99
Bulgaria Honduras Netherlands Antilles Tajikistan R 1.99
Egypt Jordan Norway United Arab Emirates R 1.99

The call rate for Zimbabwe, which is specifically mentioned in MTN’s advertising, is R3.89/minute.

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