Telecel Zimbabwe has launched new US dollar data, voice and SMS bundles which it says are for the convenience of its customers.
According to the mobile network operator (MNO), the bundles are available to the Telecel prepaid customers, as well as selected Telecel red and Telecel business customers.
Telecel Marketing Director Christopher Rubatika said that the bundles are available on *480#.
He added that the bundles are designed in different packages. People can choose daily data, WhatsApp bundles or the new Giga Data bundles for heavy users. Said Rubatika:
For just 1US dollar, Telecel’s daily data bundle has 1024 Mb of data and is valid for 24hrs.
The Giga data bundle 15 that comes with 15360MB is valid for 30 days and it costs only 12USD.
Telecel has also introduced voice bundles. The cost of the voice bundles ranges from a daily bundle of $0.50c that only gives 30 minutes to call, to another one ranging from $4 having 320 minutes to call. Said Rubatika:
We also offer SMS bundles for just $0.50c and it has 230 SMS valid for 14 days. If one needs a monthly bundle, they can get 600 SMS for just a dollar.
Telecel Chief Executive Officer Angeline Vere explained the rationale behind the introduction of the USD bundles. She said:
The introduction of USD bundles is a way of cushioning our valued customers against inflation.
As is the norm, our bundles are affordable and varied offering a choice to all segments of our customer base.