MTN Payment Breather

mtn payment breather

A little break when you need it most

The festive period is a time of family, fun and festivities, where we sometimes spend a little more than we planned to. At MTN, we know money can be a bit tight at this time of year, and that’s why we’re offering you, our existing and new customers, a little bit of a breather.

It’s pretty simple, all you have to do is sign up or upgrade with MTN and you are on your way to enjoying a two-month Payment Breather. What this means is that you can get a package now and only start paying for it two months later.

The first two months of the Payment Breather will have a R0.00 charge for the Subscription Fee and Device Fee for the first 2 months.

Customers on Payment Breather will be charged from month 1 for the following (if added to the contract selected):

  • Out-of-Bundle (OOB) Usage
  • Bolt-on Bundles (Ad-hoc or Recurring)
  • Insurance

This offer is available on the following packages:

My MTNChoice+ S, M and L

MTN Sky Lite, Medium and Max

My MTNChoice+ Talk S, + Talk M and Talk L

To get one, simply visit your nearest MTN store.

Article Source: MTN

What does one do when money is tight in January? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back.

It’s that time of year again where everyone is looking to get a bonus, get something extra. Well, at MTN, we are all about giving our valued customers exactly what they need.

That’s why from 1 to 31 March 2017, we are offering 100% Bonus Giveback, a promotion that rewards you with more airtime every time you recharge. Popa with MTN 100% Bonus Giveback and get calling for less.

Wondering how you can cop this great deal? All you need to do is simply buy MTN airtime, from as little as R10, and you will get your bonus airtime to use within the hour. This 100% Bonus Giveback is valid for MTN-to-MTN calls, Mondays to Thursdays.

Recharge now and get your 100% Bonus Giveback with the network that’s all about you.

Bonus Hour: Available from 3/01/2017 to 31/03/2017. Promotion provides Pay As You Go Customers with 100% of their recharge value to use on MTN to MTN calls, SMS and Data within the first hour of recharging. A minimum recharge of R10 per day is required. Available Mondays to Thursdays only. Customers shall qualify for one giveback per day only. Migration rules apply.
See for full Terms and Conditions. E&OE.

Source: MTN Blog

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The New iPhone 7

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The iPhone 7 is out and available at all MTN Cosmo-Net Stores on selected contract deals!

So what is all the hype about? Apple had this to say:

“iPhone 7 dramatically improves the most important aspects of the iPhone experience. It introduces advanced new camera systems. The best performance and battery life ever in an iPhone. Immersive stereo speakers. The brightest, most colourful iPhone display. Splash and water resistance.1 And it looks every bit as powerful as it is.”

So, what exactly makes the iPhone 7 so great and one of the Top 10 Phones of 2016?




The iPhone 7 comes with new black and jet black finished and sports a new home button. Further than that it is also splash and water resistant.


Apple has reengineered the iPhone 7 camera, adding optical image stabilisation, a six-element lens which is great to take photos or videos in low light conditions. The iPhone 7 also comes with Quad-LED True Tone Flash which flash 50 percent brighter than its predecessor the iPhone 6. The flash also adjusts dynamically according to the colour temperature of the environment resulting in sharper more brightly lit photos.


Almost everything you experience with your iPhone comes to life on its display. It’s where you look at the photos, messages, news, and countless other things that make up your day. The iPhone 7 display uses the same colour space as the digital cinema industry, so what you see will be noticeably more brilliant and vibrant. Because we all deserve a bit more brightness in our day.

More colors. More true to life.

With a new wide color gamut, the Retina HD display is able to deliver cinemastandard colours — and the best colour management in the smartphone industry. More shades of the colour spectrum can be used to create an image, meaning that what you see on the screen is a truer representation of the world. So whether you’re checking out photos of that perfect dress or Live Photos you took in the tropics, the colours will be so accurate, it will look like you’re there.


iPhone 7 is supercharged by the most powerful chip ever in a smartphone. It’s not just faster than any previous iPhone — it’s also more efficient. That’s because the A10 Fusion chip uses an all-new architecture that enables faster processing when you need it, and the ability to use even less power when you don’t. And with the longest battery life ever in an iPhone, you can work at twice the speed of iPhone 6 and still enjoy more time between charges.

Faster and more efficient.

With an all-new four-core design, the A10 Fusion chip’s CPU has two highperformance cores and two highefficiency cores. The highperformance cores can run at up to 2x the speed of iPhone 6, while the highefficiency cores are capable of running at just one-fifth the power of the highperformance cores. That means you get the best performance and efficiency when you need it.

Longest battery life ever in an iPhone.

With the A10 Fusion chip, this year you’ll get more time between charges than ever before. Take advantage of up to two more hours on iPhone 7 and up to one more hour on iPhone 7 Plus than the previous generation.


Overall the iPhone 7 looks like it is a killer smartphone with a great range of new innovative technologies and features.

Will you be getting the new iPhone 7? Let us know in the comment section below.

google allo

Google recently released its own messaging app called Google Allo which will be in direct competition with Facebook Owned WhatsApp and WeChat. Google Allo allows you to send out free SMS invites to your contacts as long as they are in the same country. Google Allo is available for Android and iOS.

Siri and Cortina now has competition with the introduction of Google Assistant. In this post, we will be going through all the features of Google Allo and let you the user decide on how to use it. Google Allo takes conversations to the next level with smart reply, which will give you response suggestions or ask Google Assistant to give you suggestions on a variety of things, such as checking for flights, which restaurants to go to or where the nearest hotel is. Let’s dig deeper into the many features of Google Allo.

Quick Responses with Smart Reply

If you are on the move or in a hurry, Smart Reply will keep the conversation flowing. You can answer messages with a simple tap of your finger. Smart Reply will analyse the text and give you fast and relevant responses to reply with. Smart Reply also suggests responses for photos and pictures. For example, if your friend sends you a picture of their pet you might see response suggestions like “haha” or “aww cute!”. Smart Reply will improve over time as it adjusts to your style of writing.

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Get creative with photos, emoji’s and stickers

Google Allo features a rich selection of stickers (much like Facebook Messenger), with more than 25 custom sticker packs available for download. Text and Emoji’s sizes can be enlarged by holding down the “send” button and dragging up or down with your finger. This feature allows you to put more emphasis on message or emoji that you are communicating with. With Google Allo you can scribble on your photo before sending. It’s great for those with an artistic flair or pointing out a specific area on a photo.

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Google Assistant

Google Assistant allows you to have a conversation with Google in the preview edition. Ask questions or assign tasks directly in your chats. Whether you want to schedule Google Assistant to send you the daily weather report or share your favourite YouTube Video, Google Assistant is here to help you.

To use Google Assistant in chat simply type “@google” to quickly ask assistant to provide more information. Google Assistant also reads texts and recommends addresses, videos and more contextually without having to use the “@google” command.

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Here are some ways that Google Assistant can help in Google Allo:

  • Find restaurants
  • Share videos
  • Research travel destinations
  • Get real time answers on weather, traffic, sports, flight status, etc.
  • Ask Google Assistant to send you daily updates on information you care about
  • Tell you a joke
  • Play games with your friends right in chat
  • And so much more

Although still in preview, Google Assistant has shown great promise and will give Siri a run for its money.

Concerned about Privacy?

Google Allo takes privacy and security very seriously. Chats in Google Allo are encrypted using technology like Transport Layer Security (TLS), and also introduced Incognito mode. Incognito mode has end to end encryption and discreet notifications. Messages in incognito mode have an expiry date and will be permanently deleted after a said amount of time that is adjustable by the user.

google allo incognito mode

Google Allo is a fresh addition to all the messaging apps already on the market. Will it gain popularity and be a player with chat giants WhatsApp and WeChat? Only time will tell.

Download Google Allo on Google Play Store or on iTunes for free.

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