Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage
- MTC Namibia will be launching a new service named CallMe. It is a USSD-based service whereby customers can send a USSD message which will result in a third party receiving an sms request to call that person back. The text string will be: *150* Cell Number # send button.
- Uganda’s newest wireless network operator, Warid Telecom, has announced the launch of a new calling plan that allows customers to place calls to other Warid users and to only pay for the first two minutes of use, no matter how long the call. ‘Effective this month, the first two minutes of a phone call will be chargeable and the rest will be free,’ Zul Javaid, Warid's country general manager, told reporters.
- Ghana Telecommunications Company Limited (GT) has inaugurated a cell site at Senya Beraku in the Central Region as part of efforts to have a nationwide coverage, avoid congestion and also provide quality services.The cell site, which cost 220,000 dollars, constitutes part of the company's accelerated growth strategy to cover 95 per cent of all settlements in Ghana within the next 12 months.