Mr Price has decided to join the mobile networking family by launching a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO).
Mr Price mobile is set to follow in the footsteps of Virgin Mobile as it will also be running on the Cell C network, and reports have suggested that the technology from mobile virtual network enabler business MVN-X which is spearheaded by Steve Bailey, former Virgin Mobile chief, is whats behind the scenes pushing the MrP Mobile brand.
MrP Mobile is currently offering contracts on 4 devices. 3 Devices of which are phones and 1 a tablet. The contracts for the phones will come with R100 airtime per month and the tablet will come with 300MB data instead.
The Devices are:
- Nokia Asha 503 – R89 per month
- Nokia Lumia 520 – R129 per month
- Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo – R89 per month
- Huawei Media Pad 7 – R149 per month
The tariff rates for MrP Mobile are as follows:
Data will cost you 99c per MB, Sending an SMS will cost you 60c while making a call will cost you R1,79 per minute which is billed per second.
Airtime for MrP Mobile will be readily available at any Mr Price store so if you are interested in giving MrP Mobile a try, you can phone the Mr Price call centre.