Other big giants such as Cell C and Vodacom will or has stepped up their game as well.
According to MTN, it had to invest substantially in generators and back-up batteries to power its base stations during power outages. All these cumulative costs have compelled the operator to review its pricing as the last resort, which was planned as long as 2014.
Yes, load-shedding is partly to blame as well.
Customers will be given 20 days notice, in accordance with Consumer Protection Act and MTN’s Subscriber Agreement terms and conditions.
So, you have been warned and don’t be alarmed when price adjustments come into effect, including your’s truly.