MTN Friends and Family

Overview:

We know that you've got your favourite people, the ones you talk to all the time. Surely you should be able to chat for less? That's exactly what MTN Ashna gives you. You get discounted calls to your friends and family.

How it works:

To register to the FNF service for free, SMS 'REG'to 166 or dial *166# or dial 166 and follow the voice prompts. Select the four contacts you talk to most and anytime you call or SMS those numbers, you will get a special reduced rate. You can add three on-net FnF numbers and one off-net FNF number from other local operators and will enjoy discounted rates.

To add FnF number:
Type dd followed by a space followed by the FnF number and send as an SMS to 166. Example: 'dd 77xxxxxxx' in the SMS body and send to 166

Reply back messages:
You have successfully added (77xxxxxxx) as your MTN FnF number'.

Already added:
'You have already added (77xxxxxxx) as your MTN FnF number'.

Exceeded maximum limit:
'You cannot add (77xxxxxxx) as your MTN FnF number, as you have exceeded the maximum limit'.

Incorrect input:
'You cannot add (7xxxxxxxx) as your MTN FnF number. Please add a valid MTN subscriber number to add'.

In-progress message:
'Your registration is in progress, you'll receive an SMS confirmation shortly'.

Temporarily unavailable:
'The system is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later'.

Number addition failed:
'activation failed. Please try again later'.

To view the list of added numbers:
SMS the word 'LIST' to 166.

Reply back message:
'You have 077xxxxxx, 077xxxxxxx and 077xxxx in your FNF list'.

To delete FnF number:
SMS 'DEL' followed by the number and send as an SMS to 166.

Cost:

Call charges AFA Billing (Pulse)
On-net FnF numbers1.5/minPer minute billing
Off-net FnF numbers2.5/minPer minute billing
SMS AFA Billing (Pulse)
On-net FnF numbers0.5Per text message

SMS to off-net FnF number will be charged at 2.5AFA


We know that you've got your favourite people, the ones you talk to all the time. Surely you should be able to chat for less? That's exactly what MTN Ashna gives you. You get discounted calls to your friends and family.


To register to the FNF service for free, SMS 'REG'to 166 or dial *166# or dial 166 and follow the voice prompts. Select the four contacts you talk to most and anytime you call or SMS those numbers, you will get a special reduced rate. You can add three on-net FnF numbers and one off-net FNF number from other local operators and will enjoy discounted rates.

To add FnF number:
Type dd followed by a space followed by the FnF number and send as an SMS to 166. Example: 'dd 77xxxxxxx' in the SMS body and send to 166

Reply back messages:
You have successfully added (77xxxxxxx) as your MTN FnF number'.

Already added:
'You have already added (77xxxxxxx) as your MTN FnF number'.

Exceeded maximum limit:
'You cannot add (77xxxxxxx) as your MTN FnF number, as you have exceeded the maximum limit'.

Incorrect input:
'You cannot add (7xxxxxxxx) as your MTN FnF number. Please add a valid MTN subscriber number to add'.

In-progress message:
'Your registration is in progress, you'll receive an SMS confirmation shortly'.

Temporarily unavailable:
'The system is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later'.

Number addition failed:
'activation failed. Please try again later'.

To view the list of added numbers:
SMS the word 'LIST' to 166.

Reply back message:
'You have 077xxxxxx, 077xxxxxxx and 077xxxx in your FNF list'.

To delete FnF number:
SMS 'DEL' followed by the number and send as an SMS to 166.


Call charges AFA Billing (Pulse)
On-net FnF numbers1.5/minPer minute billing
Off-net FnF numbers2.5/minPer minute billing
SMS AFA Billing (Pulse)
On-net FnF numbers0.5Per text message

SMS to off-net FnF number will be charged at 2.5AFA