MTN Nigeria recently sent a message to many of their customers informing them of the increment on their Xtratime service charge, am sure many of you might not get this clear for you.
Do you used to borrow airtime credit from MTN when you don't have credit to make call with? If yes MTN said that starting from 12th
October 2016 that you will now be paying 15% service charge and now longer 10% you used to pay for borrowing airtime from MTN which they called MTN Xtratime service.
MTN used to charge for 10% which means that when you below N50 you will get N45, N100 you get N90 and when you borrow N200 you will get N-180 but now you will be paying 15% and now longer 10%.15% service charge
In the new MTN Xtratime service charge you will be charged like the examples below"
- Borrow N100 and pay N15
- Borrow N200 and pay N30
- Borrow N400 and pay N60Why the increment?
Am sure you might be asking yourself why the increment but MTN has not given any specific reasons for adding another 5% to the already 10% they used to charge.Suggestion
Since MTN decided to make things harder for using their Xtratime services i suggest that you always recharge your phone and use your airtime wisely or you can always ask someone close to you to transfer send/transfer airtime for you so that you can be able to buy and pay later without any 15% services charge.