Mobile giant MTN is reportedly planning to ditch the popular BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS).
The network looks set to adopt a range of what is dubbed "BlackBerry Absolute" packages instead, MyBroadband exclusively reported.
According to the website, the top-end BlackBerry Absolute package is at the same price-point as the existing BIS service (R59), while also featuring a 200MB "fair use limit".
Once users have exceeded the 200MB limit, an out-of-bundle rate of R0.65/MB will come into effect.
The new range apparently includes three more packages, ranging in price from R14.95 to R29.95
The R14.95 deal looks to offer BlackBerry Messenger connectivity, as well as web-based email access. This deal comes with a 10MB "fair use limit".
The R19.95 package includes BlackBerry Messenger, BlackBerry Email, web-surfing, App World access and social networks. This also has a 10MB limit, however.
The R29.95 deal has the same benefits as the R19.95 package, but includes web-based email access and a 25MB limit.
"MTN will issue an official statement to media should there be any changes to BlackBerry pricing," the network told iafrica.com.