Favourite Numbers

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What is Emtel Favourite Numbers?

Create your friend circle with Emtel Favourite Numbers, a FREE service which enables you to register up to 3 Emtel mobile numbers (Prepaid or postpaid in Mauritius, Rodrigues or Agalega) to benefit from cheaper tariffs when calling from your Emtel Prepaid towards your Favourite Numbers.

 Benefits of Emtel Favourite Numbers

  • Only one SMS is needed to register your 3 Favourite Numbers
  • Your calls towards your Favourite Numbers are 20% cheaper 24/7. All your calls will be billed 96 cents instead of Rs. 1.20/minute
  • Same tariff when changing one, two or three Favourite Numbers!

 To use Emtel Favourite Numbers

To register your Emtel Favourite Numbers:
Send regnumber 1number 2number 3 by SMS to 8500.
E.g. reg 5738xxxx 5980xxxx 5498xxxx

 How to modify your Emtel Favourite Numbers?

  1. To change 1 number
    Send changenew numberold numberold numbernew by SMS to 8500
    E.g. change 5421xxxx 5980xxxx 5498xxxx
  2. To change 2 numbers
    Send changenew numbernew numberold numbernew by SMS to 8500
    E.g. change 5982xxxx 5428xxxx 5980xxxx
  3. To change 3 numbers
    Sendnew numbernew numbernew number by SMS to 8500
    E.g. change 5497xxxx 5982xxxx 5981xxxx
  4. What tariff applies when changing the Emtel Favourite Numbers?
    Standard tariff of Rs. 50 applies when changing 1, 2 or all 3 numbers.
  5. Can I check which numbers I have registered on Emtel Favourite Numbers?
    Send status by SMS to 8500 and receive an SMS with your registered Favourite Numbers.
  6. What is the tariff to check my Emtel Favourite Numbers?
    This option is FREE of charge.
  7. Which tariff will apply when I call my Favourite Numbers while on roaming?
     Normal roaming tariffs will apply.
  8. Which tariff will apply when I call my Favourite Numbers while they are on roaming?
    Tariffs towards your Favourite Numbers will apply, i.e. Rs 0.016/second (Rs 0.96/minute).

 Tariffs of Emtel Favourite Numbers

Service is FREE of charge

  1. Who can use this service?
    All prepaid users can register their 3 Favourite Numbers.
  2. Which numbers can I register?
    You can register ANY Emtel prepaid or postpaid number.
  3. How many numbers can I register with this service?
    You can register up to 3 Favourite Numbers.
  4. Can I register only 1 number?
    Yes. To register only 1 number, send reg 5497xxxx by SMS to 8500. You will benefit from a 20% discount for all your calls towards this number.
  5. How much does it cost to register?
    Registration of your Emtel Favourite Numbers is FREE.
  6. Which tariff will apply when calling the Emtel Favourite Numbers?
    You will benefit from a 20% discount when on all your calls towards your Emtel Favourite Numbers, i.e. Rs 0.016/second (Rs .96/minute).
  7. Can I register my friend’s number if he/she has already resgistered my number as his/her Favourite Number?
    Yes. You can register his/her number.
  8. Can I change my Favourite Numbers?
    Yes. You can change any of your Favourite Numbers.
  9. Which tariff will apply when I check my list of Emtel Favourite Numbers when I am on roaming?
    Normal roaming tariffs will apply depending on the country where you are.
  10. How to modify your Emtel Favourite Numbers?
    To change 1 number:
    Send change new number old number old number by SMS to 8500
    E.g. change 5421xxxx 5980xxxx 5498xxxx
    To change 2 numbers:
    Send change new number new number old number by SMS to 8500
    E.g. change 5982xxxx 5428xxxx 5980xxxx
    To change 3 numbers:
    Send new number new number new number by SMS to 8500
    E.g. change 5497xxxx 5982xxxx 5981xxxx
  11. What tariff applies when changing the Emtel Favourite Numbers?
    Standard tariff of Rs. 50 applies when changing 1, 2 or all 3 numbers.
  12. Can I check which numbers I have registered on Emtel Favourite Numbers?
    Send status by SMS to 8500 and receive an SMS with your registered Favourite Numbers.
  13. What is the tariff to check my Emtel Favourite Numbers?
    This option is FREE of charge.
  14. Which tariff will apply when I call my Favourite Numbers while they are on roaming?
    Tariffs towards your Favourite Numbers will apply, i.e. Rs 0.016/second (Rs 0.96/minute).
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