The Herald (Harare)

30 November 2012

Zimbabwe: Telone Introduces New Prepaid Billing System

TelOne has introduced a new prepaid billing system that will enable customers to monitor usage of data and data bundles.

The system allows customers to pay for data in advance every month or when the need arises.

TelOne public relations officer Mr Phil Chingwaru said "customers are encouraged to visit their nearest customer services centres to renew their subscriptions to get connected instantly".

The packages are in four categories. The basic one comes with a 10 GB monthly usage limit and 265kpbs download speeds. This package costs US$31 with a 30-day validity period and users can retrieve emails, surf the Internet and do online transactions such as e-banking.

The silver package is designed for customers who need more data and speed. The data bundle costs US$65 for 15 GB data usage with 30 day validity period and download speed of 512kbps. Unlike the basic, customers can do online gaming, download software and application and stream video.

For faster broadband is the gold package that offers medium to heavy users 20GB of data, above the general features like the other packages, gold has the privilege of online payments, video streaming and costs US$123.

Platinum is the premium package which provides the fastest broadband with download speeds of 2 Mbps. it is ideal for heavy users and costs US$245 with 30-day validity.

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