MTN Comedy Box

MTN Comedy Box is an IVR based service that gives users an opportunity to listen to their favorite comedians directly on their mobile phones. This service allows users to listen to recorded jokes, standup comedy plus other recorded stage performances.

BENEFITS:

  1. Access to high quality comedy content (Local and international) directly on any mobile phone, anywhere, anytime.
  2. Access to comedy genre of all types at the most affordable rates.
  3. Service has health benefits as it is a stress reliever/buster.

SUBSCRIPTION

SMS

To subscribe via SMS customers will be required to send the keywords below to 771:

  • COMEDY to 771 for the daily pack.
  • SUB to 771 for the weekly pack.
  • SUBM to 771 for the monthly pack.

USSD:

To subscribe via USSD Customers should dial *771# and select a package (Daily, Weekly or Monthly) of their choice.

IVR:

To subscribe via IVR Customers should dial 771 and select a package (Daily, Weekly or Monthly) of their choice.

SUBSCRIPTION CHARGES

Subscription costs for Comedy Box are as below:

Package Price Point
Comedy Box Daily PackK0.20
Comedy Box Weekly PackK1.50
Comedy Box Monthly PackK6.00

Note: Subscription will be automatically renewed upon expiration.

UNSUBSCRIPTION

To unsubscribe from MTN Comedy Box, customers should:

  • Send STOP to 771.
  • Dial *771# and select UNSUBSCRIBE from the menu.
  • Dial 771 and select UNSUBSCRIBE.

FAQs

1. What is MTN Comedy Box?

Is an IVR comedy service that gives users an opportunity to listen to their favorite Comedians/comedy directly on their mobile phones.

2. How do I subscribe to MTN Comedy Box?

You can subscribe to comedy box via SMS, USSD and IVR:

To subscribe via SMS send:

  • COMEDY to 771 to subscribe to the daily pack.
  • SUB to 771 to subscribe to the weekly pack.
  • SUBM to 771 to subscribe to the monthly pack.

To subscribe via USSD dial *771# and select a package (Daily, Weekly or Monthly) of your choice.

To subscribe via IVR dial 771 and select a package (Daily, Weekly or Monthly) of your choice.

3. How much does subscription cost?

The cost is as follows,

Package Price Point
Comedy Box Daily PackK0.20
Comedy Box Weekly PackK1.50
Comedy Box Monthly PackK6.00

4. On what platforms can I access the service?

Comedy Box is only accessible on IVR.

5. Will I be able to invite friends to Comedy Box?

Yes,

  • To invite friends via USSD, dial *771# and select invite friend.
  • To invite friends on IVR, dial 771 and select invite friend.

6. Will I be able to download the comedy content onto my internet enabled device?

No, you can only listen to the content on Comedy Box.

7. Will I be able to share comedy jokes I like on service with friends?

No, you cannot share comedy box jokes with others.

8. How do I get help/instructions on the service?

Dial 771 and select Help or dial *771# and select Help.

9. Can I follow comedians on MTN comedy box?

No.

10. How do I unsubscribe from MTN comedy box?

To unsubscribe from the service:

  • Send STOP to 771 or,
  • Dial *771# and select UNSUBSCRIBE from the menu or,
  • Dial 771 and select UNSUBSCRIBE.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. MTN Comedy Box will be open to MTN Prepaid, Post-Paid and Hybrid customers.
  2. Customers will be able to subscribe to the service using their extra time account.
  3. Customers will not be able to subscribe to the service using any FREE wallets i.e. Rewards talk time, SMSs bundles or Rewards SMSs.
  4. Customers subscription will be automatically renewed upon expiration.
  5. Customers would only be able to access content on IVR continuously for 20 minutes after which the call will drop, (Customers can call back and continue from the point they left off).
  6. MTN Zambia will not be held liable for the content users get on the service.