About MTN Pulse

Pulse is a youthful product that has two types of bundles, Voice and Data combinations and Data only bundles. They have Daily, Weekly and Monthly validities with a variety of price points.

Pulse also offers lifestyle benefits such as Free night calling, Pulse Buddies, and Campus location calling. Ts&Cs apply. Pulse also sponsors various events targeted at engaging and empowering the youth including access to product launches.

MTN Pulse Night Calling

  1. Only Customers who have subscribed to Pulse will be able to access Night Calling.
  2. Night Calling is 60 Minutes and a customer is entitled to ONLY one calling night.
  3. The 60 Minutes can be used between 00:00hrs up to 04:59hrs.
  4. Night Calling will only be applicable to customers who have bought the bundles below;
    1. Pulse Combo Weekly Bundles (Price Points K10, K15, & K20)
    2. Data Weekly Bundles (Price Points K5, & K10)
    3. Data Monthly Bundles (Price Point K100)
    4. Data Monthly Bundles (Price Point K100)
  5. Night Calling Minutes will only be used for MTN Numbers.
  6. Night Calling will only be valid for the duration of the bundle purchased. E.g. If a customer buys a weekly bundle, Night calling will be valid for that week. The same applies to a monthly bundle.
  7. Once a customer initiates night calling, they can not use it again on another day.
  8. Once the 60mins has been used, the default calling rates will apply.
  9. Regardless of the number of bundles bought, Customers will only be allocated one 60 Minute of allocation.

MTN Pulse Night Calling

  1. Only Customers who have subscribed to Pulse will be able to access Night Calling.
  2. Night Calling is 60 Minutes and a customer is entitled to ONLY one calling night.
  3. The 60 Minutes can be used between 00:00hrs up to 04:59hrs.
  4. Night Calling will only be applicable to customers who have bought the bundles below;
    1. Pulse Combo Weekly Bundles (Price Points K10, K15, & K20)
    2. Data Weekly Bundles (Price Points K5, & K10)
    3. Data Monthly Bundles (Price Point K100)
    4. Data Monthly Bundles (Price Point K100)
  5. Night Calling Minutes will only be used for MTN Numbers.
  6. Night Calling will only be valid for the duration of the bundle purchased. E.g. If a customer buys a weekly bundle, Night calling will be valid for that week. The same applies to a monthly bundle.
  7. Once a customer initiates night calling, they can not use it again on another day.
  8. Once the 60mins has been used, the default calling rates will apply.
  9. Regardless of the number of bundles bought, Customers will only be allocated one 60 Minute of allocation.

MTN Pulse Buddies

  1. Pulse Buddies allows a customer to call 3 registered MTN numbers at discounted rates of 0.22 Ngwee per minute.
  2. Pulse Buddies is applicable only when a customer has opted into Pulse.
  3. Pulse Buddies only works when a customer has purchased any of the bundles below;
    1. Pulse Combo Daily Bundles (Price Points K2, K5 & K10)
    2. Pulse Combo Weekly Bundles (Price Points K10, K15, & K20)
    3. Data Daily Bundles (Price Points K2)
    4. Data Weekly Bundles (Price Points K5 & K10)
  4. Pulse Buddies will only be valid for the duration of the bundle purchased. E.g. If a customer buys a weekly bundle, Pulse Buddy calling will be valid for that week. The same applies to a monthly or daily bundle.
  5. The additional benefit of having Pulse Buddies is that a customer can change the Buddy numbers.
  6. A Customer can register a maximum of 3 Pulse Buddies.

MTN Pulse Buddies

  1. Pulse Buddies allows a customer to call 3 registered MTN numbers at discounted rates of 0.22 Ngwee per minute.
  2. Pulse Buddies is applicable only when a customer has opted into Pulse.
  3. Pulse Buddies only works when a customer has purchased any of the bundles below;
    1. Pulse Combo Daily Bundles (Price Points K2, K5 & K10)
    2. Pulse Combo Weekly Bundles (Price Points K10, K15, & K20)
    3. Data Daily Bundles (Price Points K2)
    4. Data Weekly Bundles (Price Points K5 & K10)
  4. Pulse Buddies will only be valid for the duration of the bundle purchased. E.g. If a customer buys a weekly bundle, Pulse Buddy calling will be valid for that week. The same applies to a monthly or daily bundle.
  5. The additional benefit of having Pulse Buddies is that a customer can change the Buddy numbers.
  6. A Customer can register a maximum of 3 Pulse Buddies.

MTN Pulse Campus Location Calling

  1. Campus Location Calling will be applicable only when a customer has subscribed to Pulse.
  2. Campus Location Calling only works when a customer has purchased any of these bundles:
    1. Pulse Combo Daily Bundles (Price Points K2, K5 & K10)
    2. Pulse Combo Weekly Bundles (Price Points K10, K15, & K20)
    3. Data Daily Bundles (Price Points K2)
    4. Data Weekly Bundles (Price Points K5 & K10)
    5. Data Monthly Bundles (Price Points K100).
  3. Campus Location Calling will only be valid for the duration of the bundle purchased. E.g If a customer buys a weekly bundle, Campus calling will be valid for that week. Same applies to a monthly or daily bundle.
  4. For Campus location calling to work, both parties of the call should be in any of the listed campuses.
  5. Campus Location Calling will not work when one party is not in an approved campus location. The default calling rate will apply.

MTN Pulse Campus Location Calling

  1. Campus Location Calling will be applicable only when a customer has subscribed to Pulse.
  2. Campus Location Calling only works when a customer has purchased any of these bundles:
    1. Pulse Combo Daily Bundles (Price Points K2, K5 & K10)
    2. Pulse Combo Weekly Bundles (Price Points K10, K15, & K20)
    3. Data Daily Bundles (Price Points K2)
    4. Data Weekly Bundles (Price Points K5 & K10)
    5. Data Monthly Bundles (Price Points K100).
  3. Campus Location Calling will only be valid for the duration of the bundle purchased. E.g If a customer buys a weekly bundle, Campus calling will be valid for that week. Same applies to a monthly or daily bundle.
  4. For Campus location calling to work, both parties of the call should be in any of the listed campuses.
  5. Campus Location Calling will not work when one party is not in an approved campus location. The default calling rate will apply.

MTN Pulse Campus Locations

# Campuses
1 University of Lusaka
2 Cavendish University School of Medicine, Alick Nkhata Road, Lusaka
3 Rusangu University, Monze
4 UNZA, Ridgeway Campus, Nationalist Rd, Lusaka
5 Cavendish Great North Campus
6 Cavendish University, Washama Road, Lusaka
7 Evelyn Hone
8 NIPA
9 Mulungushi University, Town Campus, Kabwe
10 ZCAS
11 University of Zambia
12 Information and communication University
13 Mulungushi University
14 Rusangu University Copperbelt Campus, Kitwe
15 Copperbelt University
# 1
  • University of Lusaka
# 2
  • Cavendish University School of Medicine, Alick Nkhata Road, Lusaka
# 3
  • Rusangu University, Monze
# 4
  • UNZA, Ridgeway Campus, Nationalist Rd, Lusaka
# 5
  • Cavendish Great North Campus
# 6
  • Cavendish University, Washama Road, Lusaka
# 7
  • Evelyn Hone
# 8
  • NIPA
# 9
  • Mulungushi University, Town Campus, Kabwe
# 10
  • ZCAS
# 11
  • University of Zambia
# 12
  • Information and communication University
# 13
  • Mulungushi University
# 14
  • Rusangu University Copperbelt Campus, Kitwe
# 15
  • Copperbelt University

Frequently Asked Questions

What is MTN Pulse?What is MTN Pulse?

This is a youth proposition by MTN targeting the youth in Zambia aged between 16 and 30.

What are MTN Pulse bundles?What are MTN Pulse bundles?

These are Combo (voice & data) and data-only bundles that can be accessed via *117#.

How do I subscribe to MTN Pulse?How do I subscribe to MTN Pulse?

You can subscribe by dialling *117# and selecting option 5 or just dial *117*5#.

What’s the validity of these bundles?What’s the validity of these bundles?

These bundles have different validities, daily, weekly and monthly.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Customers can subscribe to MTN Pulse by dialing *117# Option 5.
  2. Customers who previously subscribed to SpakaLife will be automatically moved to the MTN Pulse Youth Plan.
  3. MTN Pulse Buddies, MTN Pulse Night Calling or Campus Location calling will only be applicable when a customer purchases a MTN Pulse Bundle.
  4. For customers who are using MTN Pulse buddies and Campus Location Calling, be at the discounted rate of 0.22Ngwee per minute and will take priority for PAYG calls.
  5. The Call Per Second (CPS) rate will be the default rate on the MTN Pulse proposition provided the customer is not within a configured campus calling location.
  6. All Off-campus calls to MTN and MTN Pulse buddies will be charged at the default CPS tariff.
  7. A social media benefit of WhatsApp TEXT only will be capped at 50Mb.
  8. WhatsApp Benefit can be allocated on selected Daily bundles, Weekly and Monthly.
  9. The social media benefit is only allocated to the first pulse bundle purchase of the day of a particular bundle.
  10. A repeat of the same data or combo bundle purchase, will not attract an additional social media allocation.
  11. Multiple purchases of different data and combo bundles will result in an accumulation of social media benefit allocations.
  12. The Allnet calling minutes will be used to call across networks.
  13. MTN Pulse Buddies are restricted to MTN numbers, A customer can have up to 3 Pulse buddies.
  14. Night Calling will be accessible between 00:00hrs to 04:59hrs.