To use the receiver pays service on MTN you will have to follow the instructions below.
Step 1. You can place a call to the recipient by dialling 121 followed by the number#.
Step 2. When you’ve successfully dialled the number, you will receive the following response from MTN Nigeria:
Step 3. Now, MTN Nigeria network will try to verify if the intending sponsor (receivers) of the call which you’ve placed the call to, two things.
The receivers Tariff plan.
The receivers Account Balance.
After MTN Network has done that, the receiver will receive this message.
“Welcome to MTN Call Sponsor service”
Press 1 to accept,
Press 2 to reject,
Press 3 to accept and add to white list,
Press 4 to reject and add to blacklist.
Now, your call sponsor will be required to either press;
- To accept the call
- To reject the call
- To accept the call and add your number to the white list.
- To reject the call and add your number to the blacklist.
Note, however, that if your called sponsor presses 1, the call will be connected and your recipient mobile number called will be charged for the call according to her/his MTN2MTN tariff plan rate.
However, if your call receiver presses 2, the call will be rejected and you will receive a notification message.