By 20 December 2019 | Categories: news


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If you are fortunate enough to be travelling internationally in the upcoming weeks or months, and on MTN, then you may be interested to learn that the company has announced new bundles aimed squarely at international travelers.

One of the main bugbears when travelling overseas is the high cost of connecting internationally aka roaming and the fear of coming back to an exorbitantly high bill. Addressing this, according to MTN, is its latest affordable roaming bundles for contract, top-up and prepaid customers.

The company explained that its Hello World roaming data bundles, are competitively priced from 29c per MB,  and can be used in 21 countries where MTN has operations in Africa and the Middle East, like Botswana, Swaziland, Nigeria and others.

 “As the world gets smaller, the demand for data roaming continues to grow, however data roaming services can be costly. Our customers want to stay connected everywhere they go -these roaming bundles are meant to give customers the opportunity to enjoy their travels and share memorable experiences and moments with loved ones without the inconvenience of looking for a Wi-Fi hotspot, using a local SIM card and the anxiety of a bill shock. This once again demonstrates our brand promise of #wegotu,” commented Jacqui O’Sullivan, Executive for Corporate Affairs at MTN SA.

Pricing for Hello World Data bundles is as follows:

Bundle Size



100 MB

3 days


500 MB

7 days


1 GB

14 days


“The cost-effective MTN Hello World data bundles form part of our ongoing commitment to simplify roaming and ensure that our customers are not saddled with a huge roaming bill when they return,” she continued.. “In addition, customers are also able to opt in or opt out of romancing bundles, giving them more control whilst travelling abroad”.

“Our hope it that these bundles will bring a bit of festive cheer to customers who are finalising preparations to travel for the holidays or visit family and friends,” concluded O’Sullivan.


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