The new MTN Smart Number (0700 and 0800) technology provides the flexibility of business branding and easy remembering of assigned numbers that are made up of numbers and alphabets thus providing the 0700 and 0800 numbers that are non-toll free numbers and toll free numbers respectively.
The non-toll free numbers and toll-free numbers must consist of a minimum of 7 minimum and a maximum of 12 letters (alphabets) after the initial 0700 or 0800. ie 0700-YOURBIZ or 0800-YOURBIZ and you can simply identify full numbers on you mobile phone reading the characters synonymous to the numbers on keypad.
How MTN Nigeria Smart Number (0700 and 0800) works:
- One-Number Dial Service: An MTN Smart Number can be linked to as many as 30 existing phone numbers.
- 0800 Toll-free Service: A 0800 Smart Number allows your customers call you for free while you pay for their calls.
- Digital Interleaving: If an MTN Smart number is linked to your other phone numbers, this feature enables incoming calls to be equally apportioned among them.
- Non-Alphabet Smart (Special) Numbers: Easy-to-remember numbers without alphabets. E.g. 0700-2255-68664 are same numbers as 0700-CALL-MTNNG characters on the mobile phone keypad.
MTN Smart Numbers; 0700 and 0800 presently goes for N26,250 for a one year subscription and N15,750 for six months subscription and could be ordered and have it delivered directly online within 1 hour of purchase with your ATM card at MTN Business website http://www.mtnbusiness.com.ng/smartnumber I subscribed one for a company under my clientele via the Internet, gbam! In less than one hour, the line went live and active.