MTN radio

MTN Radio is an IVR based music service which allows users access to a wide range of songs from their phone.​

Overview

MTN RADIO is an IVR based music service that allows users access to a wide range of songs on their MTN phone. MTN Radio can only be accessed by MTN Zambia customers and by dialing 454, customers are able to subscribe, buy top up minutes to enjoy listening to their favorite songs from a wide genre/listing. Additionally, on MTN Radio, customers are also able to dedicate or share songs with others, download songs for themselves or instantly set a song as their caller tune.

How to Subscribe

  • Simply dial 454 from MTN phone anytime of the day.
  • User has to subscribe to the service and then buy and top up with MTN Radio minutes to enable browsing and access to songs on 454.
  • Subscription and topping up can all be done either by:
    1. IVR (dial 454 and follow prompts) OR
    2. SMS
      • Send SUB to 454 (monthly subscription)
      • Send weekly to 454 (weekly subscription)
      • Send Radio3 to 454(3 days subscription)
      • Send Daily to 454 (daily subscription)

    To unsubscribe

    Dial 454 and follow the prompt


Cost

MTN Radio charges are as follows:

Package PRICE
Subscription (Monthly)K4.10
Subscription (weekly)K1.03
Subscription (3 Days)K0.54
Subscription (Daily)K0.22
Extra Listening (10minutes)K0.315
Extra Listening (20minutes)K0.5
Extra Listening (20minutes)K1.00
Download Caller tuneK1.92
Dedication (On net)K1.47

FAQs

Q: Is the MTN Radio service available to all customers?

Yes, the service is available to all MTN customers - prepaid, hybrid and post-paid. For hybrid customers the charge can be deducted from the MyChoice wallet or top-up account depending on the wallet that has airtime.

Q: How do I dedicate a song to someone?

You simply dial 454 and ensure that you are already subscribed, once you have done so, follow the prompts to dedicate a song, with a recorded message and the recipient’s number. You will soon receive an SMS confirming the dedication of the song.

Q: Can I dedicate a song to someone across another network? (Airtel or Zamtel)

Yes, follow the same process as dedicating a song.

Q: How do I download a caller tune?

Simply follow the prompts (SMS is received from 454) after subscribing to the MTN Radio service and select the * (star key) to download the caller tune. You will soon receive a confirmation SMS. (Remember you will have to dial 454 to select the song you would like to set as a caller tune.)

Q: Are all handsets capable of downloading songs from the MTN Radio service?

No, you need to have a GPRS enabled handset to download songs on MTN Radio Service. However, to dedicate a song to someone any handset can be used.



MTN RADIO is an IVR based music service that allows users access to a wide range of songs on their MTN phone. MTN Radio can only be accessed by MTN Zambia customers and by dialing 454, customers are able to subscribe, buy top up minutes to enjoy listening to their favorite songs from a wide genre/listing. Additionally, on MTN Radio, customers are also able to dedicate or share songs with others, download songs for themselves or instantly set a song as their caller tune.


  • Simply dial 454 from MTN phone anytime of the day.
  • User has to subscribe to the service and then buy and top up with MTN Radio minutes to enable browsing and access to songs on 454.
  • Subscription and topping up can all be done either by:
    1. IVR (dial 454 and follow prompts) OR
    2. SMS
      • Send SUB to 454 (monthly subscription)
      • Send weekly to 454 (weekly subscription)
      • Send Radio3 to 454(3 days subscription)
      • Send Daily to 454 (daily subscription)

    To unsubscribe

    Dial 454 and follow the prompt



MTN Radio charges are as follows:

Package PRICE
Subscription (Monthly)K4.10
Subscription (weekly)K1.03
Subscription (3 Days)K0.54
Subscription (Daily)K0.22
Extra Listening (10minutes)K0.315
Extra Listening (20minutes)K0.5
Extra Listening (20minutes)K1.00
Download Caller tuneK1.92
Dedication (On net)K1.47


Q: Is the MTN Radio service available to all customers?

Yes, the service is available to all MTN customers - prepaid, hybrid and post-paid. For hybrid customers the charge can be deducted from the MyChoice wallet or top-up account depending on the wallet that has airtime.

Q: How do I dedicate a song to someone?

You simply dial 454 and ensure that you are already subscribed, once you have done so, follow the prompts to dedicate a song, with a recorded message and the recipient’s number. You will soon receive an SMS confirming the dedication of the song.

Q: Can I dedicate a song to someone across another network? (Airtel or Zamtel)

Yes, follow the same process as dedicating a song.

Q: How do I download a caller tune?

Simply follow the prompts (SMS is received from 454) after subscribing to the MTN Radio service and select the * (star key) to download the caller tune. You will soon receive a confirmation SMS. (Remember you will have to dial 454 to select the song you would like to set as a caller tune.)

Q: Are all handsets capable of downloading songs from the MTN Radio service?

No, you need to have a GPRS enabled handset to download songs on MTN Radio Service. However, to dedicate a song to someone any handset can be used.