Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

23 August 2010

Tanzania: Zantel Offers New Packages

Dar Es Salaam — Zantel has launched new prepaid internet packages and bundles to suit the needs and usage of all its customers.

This is in line with Zantel's promise to add more value to its internet packages by offering high speed internet connectivity at the best rates available in the market.

The new internet packages on Z Connect have increased capacity from 200MB to 250MB for the same cost.

In addition to increasing capacity the packages are now available on a daily, weekly and monthly subscription thereby giving the customer more affordable choices.

Zantel Marketing Director, Mr Ikechukwu Kalu said the new internet packages have been designed to allow easy access to the internet.

"This new data bundles offer our customers the flexibility and choice to subscribe to a package that suits their lifestyles. For 250MB a customer can surf the web for 2 and 1/2 hours, check 250 emails and download 8 'four minute' songs and 1 'four minute' video all these for as low as 6,000/- a day, 8,000/- a week and 10,000/- a month and this is as low as 24/- per megabyte," he noted.

He said to enjoy these bundles a Zantel customer simply needs to dial *775# from their Zantel number and will be able to access the data bundle of their choice.

Using the latest technology in mobile broadband through our plug and play modems, customers are assured of uninterrupted high speed internet anytime of the day, he said.

Mr Kalu said that to make the offer more exciting, Zantel has reduced the cost of its modems (EC 168) from 150,000/- to 99,9000/-, a 33 per cent price reduction.

"This reduction in the cost of our modems will ensure that more Zantel customers get the opportunity to own the device and offer them internet access anywhere all the time," noted Mr Kalu.

He said that Zantel CDMA (data/internet) network is available in 20 regions around the country, both in the mainland and Zanzibar.

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