This the new package from MTN Popularly known as " receiver's pay by other network." You Can see that there is a great competition in the Telecommunication Industry. With this feature, your Receiver i.e the person you are calling will have to pay for your call if he accepts the request. So with a Zero Account, you can still initiate a call to your partner in case you are stranded anytime.
How Does It Work
First, initiate a Collect call to your sponsor by dialling *121*your sponsor¿s number#.
- The system will then check the following before placing the call:
- If you are in the allowed tariff plan
- If your sponsor is in the allowed tariff plan
- If your sponsor is available on the network
- If your sponsor has the minimum airtime required to sponsor the call
- While the system is checking all the conditions in 2 above, you will hear the announcement:
- "Call in progress. Please wait while your call is being connected."
- When the system has confirmed that all the conditions in 2 above are OK, it will set up the call to your sponsor and s/he will also hear the announcement.
- "Welcome to MTN Collect call service. Press 1 to accept, 2 to reject, 3 to accept and add to white list,
4 to reject and add to black list.
- Your sponsor will be required to press either:
- 1 to accept the call
- 2 to reject the call
- 3 to accept the call and add your number to the white list
- 4 to reject the call and add to the black list
- If your sponsor presses 1, the call will be connected and your sponsor will be charged for the call according to her/his MTN2MTN tariff plan rate.
- If your sponsor presses 2, the call will be rejected and you will receive the notification message:
- "Sorry, the call cannot be connected at the moment. Please try again later. Thank you!"
- If your sponsor presses 3, the call will be connected and your number will be added to your sponsor¿s white list at the end of the call.
- If your sponsor presses 4, the call will be rejected and your number added to your sponsor¿s black list.
You will enjoy the following benefits when you opt into the MTN Collect call service
- You will not be charged a subscription fee or connection fee to use the service.
- You will always be able to stay in touch with your family and friends even when you do not have credit.