MTN Changes Recharge Activation Code from *555* to *311*
The South African multinational mobile telecommunications company, MTN Group Limited (formerly M-Cell) has recently announced a change of its recharge activation code from the usual *555*rechargepin# to *311*rechargepin#.
The telecommunications company operating in many African and Asian countries, has its head office is in Johannesburg.
In December 2020, it recorded 280 million subscribers, making it the 8th largest mobile network operator in the world, and the largest in Africa.
Active in over 20 countries, one-third of the company’s revenue comes from Nigeria, where it holds about 35% market share.
However, the management of the Group in a viral text message personally sent to all its subscribers, it has changed the recharge activation code.
In the statement, it reads:.
“Dear Customer, this is to inform you of a change in our recharge activation code. You can now recharge your lines using *311*rechargepin# instead of *555*rechargepin#.
“We encourage you to start using the new code for your convenience. Thank you for choosing MTN.”
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