State owned telecommunications company, NetOne, which apparently has been experiencing never-ending boardroom squabbles has shockingly increased bundle prices by more than 100%.
The latest increase comes at a time the local telecommunications companies were given the green light to charge their services in line with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s prevailing auction foreign currency rates.
The current foreign currency auction rate stands at 80.
Following the announcement of bundles prices review, the company’s customers woke up to a shocking increase.
Popular social media bundles, notably WhatsApp, which used to be $60 for a monthly 300mb now costs $150.
The company’s most loved data bundle, Night Bundle, which used to offer 1Gig for only $50 has almost tripled to $120 for the same data package.
This data bundle allows users to access the internet at affordable prices between 2200hrs – 0500hrs.
The Hourly data bundles also known as Amasixty has doubled from $30 to $60.
Onefusion premium now costs $800 from $360 while it’s entry package, onefusion lite, has gone up to $250 from $100.
One-Fi packages now cost $2500, $4500 and $6000 for 25 GB, 50 GB and 80 GB respectively.
Here are the old and new prices:
|New Price ZWL$||Old price ZWL$|
|Hourly 1 024 MB||60.00||30.00|
|Night Bundle (1GB)||120.00||50.00|
|Daily 30 MB||25.00||8.70|
|Daily 80 MB||50.00||20.00|
|Daily 200 MB||110.00||40.00|
|Daily 480 MB||220.00||80.00|
|Daily 960 MB||300.00||115.00|
|Daily 1200 MB||350.00||120.00|
|Weekly 30 MB||25.00||8.00 (previously 26 MB)|
|Weekly 60 MB||45.00||16.00|
|Weekly 160 MB||120.00||42.00|
|Weekly 350 MB||240.00||85.00|
|Weekly 700 MB||400.00||150.00|
|Weekly 5 GB||1 500.00||600.00|
|Monthly 200 MB||150.00||55.00|
|Monthly 450 MB||300.00||110.00|
|Monthly 1.5 GB||800.00||300.00|
|Monthly 3.5 GB||1 400.00||–|
|Monthly 5 GB||2 000.00||700.00|
|Monthly 8 GB||2 500.00||–|
|One-Fi PLus 25 GB||2 500|
|One-Fi Ultra 50 GB||4 500|
|One-Fi Extreme 80 GB||6 000|
Social Media Bundles
WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
|Item||New Price ZWL$||Old price ZWL$|
|Daily 20 MB||16.00||5.80|
|Daily 50 MB||30.00||11.00|
|Weekly 70 MB||50.00||17.00|
|Weekly 150 MB||100.00||35.00|
|Monthly 300 MB||150.00||60.00|
|Monthly 750 MB||350.00||130.00|