MTN cuts data prices by up to 33%

MTN has slashed the price for its monthly data bundles by 33%.

Now 1GB of data will cost R99 instead of R149.

The decision to slash the prices comes after the recommendations by the Competition Commission in December that the giant operators need to cut their data prices by 25% to 50%.

Clement Manyathela speaks to Techcentral founder and editor Duncan McLeod.

What is interesting is that MTN made this announcement only today before it signed any binding agreement with the Competition Commission.

Duncan McLeod, Founder and Editor - Techcentral

MTN said it is hoping to finalise the legalities with the Competition Commission sometime next week.

Duncan McLeod, Founder and Editor - Techcentral

We are not sure if the Competition Commission is happy with the adjustments.

Duncan McLeod, Founder and Editor - Techcentral

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