MTN Introduces TikTok Data Bundles

MTN has delivered on its commitment to the growing number of TikTok users in South Africa by launching customised MTN TikTok data bundles, available to all prepaid customers.

The data bundle is available on *136*2# from as little as R5 for a 100MB daily bundle.

TikTok is a short-form video sharing app which, according to DataReportal has surpassed 1.5 billion downloads and 500 million active users worldwide.

Although there are no official figures to measure the penetration of TikTok in South Africa, local hashtags such as #tiktoksouthafrica and #southafrica indicate that the social media service has a total of 7,000 videos and 350,000 South African fans, while videos categorised with the hashtag #tiktoksouthafrica already have in excess of 400 million views.

The pricing for MTN TikTok bundles is as follows:

Bundle Size Validity Period Pricing
100MB Daily R5
500MB Weekly R20
1GB Monthly R50

According to mobile market research house Sensor Tower, TikTok is by far one of the world’s most downloaded apps in recent years, having surpassed both the one billion and 1.5 billion downloads mark on the App Store and Google Play in 2019, respectively.

TikTok app is available on iOS and Android stores.


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