MTN South Africa over the weekend introduced a new suite of BlackBerry Service plans to cater for all customer needs. This introduction is a step forward to simplifying data access and offers more choice to BlackBerry customers.
As a result of the introduction of these new attractive service plans, the BlackBerry Absolute Plan that was introduced in March this year will be phased out.
MTN BlackBerry customers are able to enjoy the full benefits of the popular BlackBerry Internet Service for R59.00 per month and be able to access personal email accounts, view attachments, browse the Internet, access the BlackBerry World storefront, connect with friends and families through social networking and instant messaging, including the popular BBM (BlackBerry Messenger).
MTN also introduced BlackBerry Internet Service Lite, which provides the same features as the BlackBerry Internet Service with a fair usage of 200MB at R39.95 per month.
Other changes to the BlackBerry service plans include:
· BlackBerry Messaging, which includes access to BBM and 1 Web-based email, with an increased cap from 10MB to 30MB at R14.95 per month
· BlackBerry Social, which includes access to BBM, BlackBerry Email, Browser, BlackBerry World and Social Networking, with an increased cap from 10MB to 40MB at R19.95 per month
· BlackBerry Social and Email, which includes access to BBM, BlackBerry Email, Browser, BlackBerry World, Social Networking and 1 Web-based Email Account, with an increased cap from 25MB to 100MB at R29.95 per month.
Says Mapula Bodibe – GM Consumer Segments at MTN SA: “We are excited to introduce enhanced BlackBerry service plans that offer a distinct customer experience ensuring that customers’ usage needs and requirements are taken into consideration
PayAsYouGo customers can activate the BlackBerry service plan, simply dialing *141*2#, and selecting Option 3 where they can then select the BlackBerry service plan of their choice.
Contract and TopUp customers will have to contact their service provider to subscribe to the new BlackBerry service plan.