MTN Price Plan Comparison

Updated 2 July 2016

MTN offers a variety of price plans charging voice calls from 79c per minute to an hour of MTN talk time for R3.60. To change MTN price plans dial *141*4#.

MTN Base Plan

MTN Base is the default prepaid price plan, billed per second.

  • Local calls R1.50 per minute
  • Local SMS 50c
  • Data base rate R1.50 per MB

Terms and conditions

MTN Pay Per Second Plan

All calls billed at 79 cents per minute billed per second any times to all local networks.

  • Local calls R0.79c  per minute
  • Local SMS 0.50c
  • Data base rate R0.99 per MB

terms and conditions

MTN Zone Per Second Plan

Up to 100% discount on calls & SMS, all day every day.  A minimum balance of R0.50 can get up to 100% discounts on calls and SMSs. Customers that have a balance of R0.49 or lower can get up to 99% discounts on call and SMSs

  • Local call discounts based on R2.50 per minute
  • Local SMS 0.75c
  • Data base rate R2.00 per MB

Terms and conditions

MTN Talk Free Plan

R1.20 per minute on MTN-to-MTN calls for the first 3 minutes then the remaining 57 minutes are free.

  • MTN calls R1.20 billed per second for the first 3 minutes then 57 minutes free
  • Other local network calls charged at R0.79c  per minute billed per second
  • Local SMS 0.50c

Terms and conditions

MTN Pulse Plan

Call MTN Pulse customers for only 29 c/min* after the first 60 seconds of calling each day. Free 2 week trial on Simfy Africa, 3 free CallerTunez (Dial *123# to activate CallerTunez). All billing per second.

  • Pulse to Pulse (your first 60 second call for the day) – R0.79 per minute
  • Pulse to Pulse (all subsequent calls for the day) R0.29 per minute
  • Pulse to other MTN customers R0.79 per minute billed
  • Pulse to other local networks R1.20 per minute billed
  • SMS to Pulse 25c
  • SMS to all other local 50c
  • Data base rate R2.00 per MB?

Terms and conditions 


Source – MTN available price plans