Telecoms Rates, Offers & Coverage

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- Malawi's Airtel has had to disqualify a number of entrants to a big prize draw promotion it is running after they turned out to be employees or relatives of employees.

- Ghana's MTN is offering compensation to customers affected by network problems that affected them last week.

- South Africa ISP Afrihost started taking orders for its new mobile data offer. As a promotional offer, existing customers could get a free MiFi device when signing up for a 5GB package at ZAR 145 per month. Afrihost reported strong demand for the offer, with the initial 1,000 MiFi devices snapped up within 20 minutes. It held another two rounds of online sign-up and gave away another 7,000 of the devices. Clients can still get a MiFi device for a reduced price of ZAR 796 with the 5GB plan.