MTN has announced that, from 14 July 2013, it will introduce a new suite of BlackBerry service plans based on customers’ data usage patterns.

MTN BlackBerry customers on the new service plans will enjoy access to the full benefits of the popular BlackBerry Internet Service, such as personal e-mail accounts, attachment viewing, Internet browsing, social networking and instant messaging, including the popular BBM (BlackBerry Messenger).

BlackBerry MTN customers will be able to enjoy the complete and unlimited BlackBerry Internet Service for R59.00 per month.

To meet the different data needs, MTN is also introducing changes to the other BlackBerry service plans, such as:
* BlackBerry Messaging, with an increase cap from 10Mb to 30Mb at R14.95 per month;
* BlackBerry Social, increase cap from 10Mb to 40Mb at R19.95 per month;
* BlackBerry Social and E-mail, increase cap from 25Mb to 100Mb at R29.95 per month; and
* Introduction of BlackBerry Internet Service Lite with a fair usage plan of 200Mb at R39.95 per month.

The BlackBerry Absolute Plan that was introduced in March this year will be phased out, due to the introduction of these new BlackBerry service plans.

Mapula Bodibe, GM: consumer segments at MTN SA, comments: “We have listened to our customers and have re-introduced the price plan and broadened our BlackBerry services based on the usage patterns and needs of our customers.”