Zantel declares major price cuts to grace month of Ramadhan

14Apr 2021
The Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Zantel declares major price cuts to grace month of Ramadhan

IN a bid to enable its customers communicate cheaply and recite Islamic teachings online during the holy month of Ramadhan, Zantel has announced major price cuts for its services covering all aspects including voice, text messaging and internet.

Zantel’s brand manager for Zanzibar, Rukia Mtingwa speaking during the official launch of the new Ramadhan offer for its services at a media briefing held in Zanzibar yesterday. Left is Zantel’s head in Zanzibar, Mohmmed Mussa. Photo courtesy of Zantel.

Head of Zantel in Zanzibar, Mohammed Mussa and Brand Manager, Rukia Mtingwa said in Zaznibar yesterday that the offer gives customers extreme freedom to communicate at affordable tariffs with additional Islamic contents that will help them navigate the Ramadhan which is marked largely by fasting.

 “At the onset of the month of spiritual cleansing and fasting, Zantel wishes the Muslim community a Ramadhan Mubarak. We understand that Ramadhan is a period to build good relationships with family and friends that is why we introduced this offer to keep customers connected with their loved ones,” Mussa said.

He said the offer provides the Muslim community and general public, with a variety of Islamic content that is relevant to the holy month of Ramadhan such prayers, Iftar and Quran phrases.  “We understand that internet is also important during this session as many might need to live stream, learn online and share different information about Ramadhan,” he added.

Commenting on the offer, Brand Manager of Zantel in Zanzibar, Rukia Mtingwa explained that the offer targets all pre-paid subscribers who will purchase enhanced daily, weekly and monthly packages.

“This offer is one of its kind and it provides our customers with high value services at affordable rates. Customers who will buy daily package worth 1,000/- and weekly bundle of 2,000/- or a monthly pack of 10,000/- will get Zantel to other networks minutes, SMS bundles and free Islamic content,” Mtingwa said.

“This offer will also give five prayers alert in all the prayer timings from salat Fajr, Dhuhur, Asr, Maghrib and IshaaIftar and Suhr alerts will come in form of a phone call and daily Quran phrases based on the day of the holy month,” she noted.

Recently, Zantel unveiled Pasua Anga Ki Zantel 4G campaign which among other things, empowers people to go beyond limits by educating them on the proper use of 4G internet for socio-economic benefits.

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