Management of telecommunications giant, MTN Group say the upward evaluate of their records fees which has on the grounds that seen them come under scrutiny is a directive from the National Communications Authority (NCA).
In an interplay with journalists on Thursday morning, General Manager, Regulator and Government Affairs at MTN, Samuel Bartels defined that the extend in statistics fees will help amplify market competitiveness.
“When you rationalize your costs as we have executed around what others are charging so that it’s at par with what others are charging, it unnecessary to say it has the effect of making the market extra competitive.
“When you are the larger operator in any given market and your pricing is such that it is perceived as tough to compete with by using way of others though there’s a precise judgment in the again of your pricing, it is often considered not giving others the danger to pry some of the markets away from you or have a sincere crack at attractive customers.”
Mr Sammy Bartels furthered that “This is in line with the spirit of the regulators frequent path of making the market more competitive.
“It gives the purchaser sufficient choices. It’s now not always price that will become the differentiator however the nice of provider you’re receiving from a specific operator that will determine who you’ll go with.”
MTN Ghana introduced a evaluate of its records fees for its Fixed Broadband offerings (Fibre Broadband and TurboNet) users nice January 4th, 2022.
This has been necessitated with the aid of the need to align with market rates. In this regard, clients will revel in a 50% bonus for the first 3 months (January – March 2022) on each facts purchase.
25% on the subsequent 3 months (April -June 2022) purchases.
Unused statistics after 90-day expiry can also be rolled over on buy within three days after the date of expiry.
Customers’ present records will no longer be affected by this change, any new statistics bought will be delivered to the collected data, the agency introduced on their professional site.