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MTN Business launches MTN Made for Skhokho, pre-paid plans for small and informal businesses

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MTN Business today launched the MTN Made for Skhokho prepaid packages tailored for small and informal businesses. The MTN Made for Skhokho prepaid plans, which are the first prepaid bundles to launch in South Africa targeted specifically for business in the informal sector, provide greater value and flexibility to help businesses navigate the current tough economic conditions.

“Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and business in the informal sector play an important role in South Africa’s economy by providing employment opportunities as well as driving much-needed growth. Added to the recent negative impact brought on by COVID-19, SMEs continue to face many headwinds, including the high cost of running a business, excessive red tape, lack of access to markets, financing and technical knowledge.”

“The MTN Made for Skhokho prepaid package is designed to help by addressing connectivity challenges so that SMEs can thrive and enjoy all the benefits and opportunities of the modern, connected world,” says Wanda Matandela, Chief Business and Enterprise Officer at MTN Business.

MTN believes in the power of small businesses to drive change and sees it as a priority to ensure this sector receives the necessary support to succeed.

MTN Business offers small, medium, and large bundle packages with validity of 7 days, 14 days and 30 days respectively.

Below is the breakdown of packages:

Bundle Validity Details Price
Skhokho Small 5GB + 50mins 7 days3GB anytime data 25 All-net mins and 25 On-net mins 1GB Business Bundle for (MS Teams and Zoom 1GB Social Bundles for Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Youtube R49
Skhokho Medium 10GB + 100 mins 14 days5GB anytime data 50 All-net mins and 50 On-net mins 3GB Business Bundle for MS Teams and Zoom 2GB Social Bundles for Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Youtube   R99
Skhokho Large 25GB + 200 mins 30 days10GB anytime data + 10GB night express data 100 All-net mins and 100 On-net mins 3GB Business Bundle for MS Teams and Zoom 2GB Social Bundles for Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Youtube   R199

“Small businesses are the backbone of local communities and an engine-room for jobs and growth. They have the power to transform – but to do that they must be connected all the time and it is our aim, with constant innovation and best quality network, to deliver solutions that add value to their businesses,” concludes Matandela.

To make MTN Made for Skhokho more accessible to wider SMEs, MTN Business has made it easy for SMEs to purchase these plans as customers do not need to be a registered business to get these packages. Customers can simply register for MTN Made for Skhokho plans on the Made for Skhokho portal thereafter recharge using the MTN App. For more information visit www.mtnbusiness.co.za.

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