Celtel continues to make life better for its 350,000 subscribers as it launches its “Moonlight tariff” bonanza at the Santano House yesterday in Freetown.
The new tariff allows subscribers to call for only one unit per minute from 11pm to 6am and also affords free ten SMS messages every month.
The Moonlight tariff plan also allows those in billing per second 22 units from Celtel to Celtel and 29 units from Celtel to other networks.
The tariff is meant specifically for those who are students or persons who make frequent calls at night.
Formally launching the moonlight tariff plan, managing director Ted Sauti-Phiri opined that, “over the past seven years, Celtel has invested upwards of US$100m in Sierra Leone,” emphasizing that during this period it had successfully concentrated on providing effective coverage of the country and ensuring that Sierra Leoneans in every district could communicate.
He told his guests that, “as we speak close to 80% of Sierra Leones 5.5 million people are within Celtel’s coverage”, stressing that, “in this respect we are bigger than all our competitors combined.”
Ted Sauti-Phiri stated that in their drive to make life better for Sierra Leoneans, “our focus going forward has been to ensuring that Celtel services are not only accessible but also more affordable to all segments of our society.”
Commenting on the Moonlight tariff he stated that, “Celtel is lowering the cost of ownership of mobile phone services by launching its simple and affordable tariff for the people of Sierra Leone some of whom are young and have limited disposable income.”
He went on, “we have looked at the needs and the lifestyles of many of our young people and those with limited disposable income and Celtel is introducing a new tariff that will allow its customers to call for as low as 1 cent per minute.”
“All it takes is just Le5, 000 for a simcard”, he noted and assured all that Celtel would continue to be truly committed to delivering superior customer experience and making its services increasing more accessible at an affordable price throughout the entire country.
Brands and commercial manager, Ms. Ann Marie Ansumana, welcomed guests while Bernard Sisay the marketing director gave the closing remarks.