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Fun with SMS

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CampaignWinnerPoints achievedGift
Mini SMS Trivia  Marie Marlène Josiane GEOFFROY 5 043 055  1 Phone 8 64 GB

SMS & Win 29 October 2018 to 23 December 2018
Week/MonthWinnerPoints achievedGift
Week 1 Marie Marlène Josiane GEOFFROY 357 790 Samsung Galaxy A7
Week 2 Bathfield PERCY 215 335 Samsung Galaxy A7
Fortnight 1  Marie Marlène Josiane GEOFFROY 1 270 310 Huawei Nova 3i
Week 3 GEORGES STEVE MOCUDE 252 930 Samsung Galaxy A7
Week 4 Wau Sui Hai Leung KEI 353 215 Samsung Galaxy A7
Fortnight 2 Bathfield PERCY 591 535 Huawei Nova 3i
Month 1 Marie Marlène Josiane GEOFFROY 4 412 745 Huawei Nova 3
Week 5 Chung Man Lock Roger CHUNG CHUN CHOY  379 940 Samsung Galaxy A7
Week 6 Joyce VIRIEUX 538 845 Samsung Galaxy A7
Fortnight 3 Wau Sui Hai Leung KEI 850 890 Huawei Nova 3i
Week 7 Johnhathan DUPUY 1 625 505 Samsung Galaxy A7
We regret to inform you that short code 8118 previously used for MANU SMS alert service will no longer be available taking effect as from 01-Jun-18. To still get MANU news, send REG MANU by SMS to 8800 by TeamTweet.Tariff: Rs 10/month/team.

The Festive Season is early with Emtel!

From 29th October 2018 to 23rd December 2018, play with Emtel SMS and Win, a general knowledge based quiz and try to win the Grand Prize; the latest IPhone XS!

How to participate?

  • Send EMTEL by SMS to 8833 to register
  • Start replying to questions asked by sending “1” or “2” to earn points
  • The participant with the highest number of points during the whole contest will win an IPhone 8 so the more SMS you send, the more points you get and the higher is your chance to win the Iphone 8.

Point System

  • Upon registration, a participant gets 20 points
  • A participant will earn 10 points per correct answer and every wrong answer will get him 5 points
  • By inviting other Emtel subscribers not registered to the quiz, the participant will get 100 points
  • Send POINTS to get total points

Tariff:

  • SMS sent to 8833: Rs. 5 per SMS

The list of prizes are as below:

TypeDetailsNo of winnersQuantityEligibility Criteria
Daily Prizes

Rs 200 (Inc VAT) airtime for
Prepaid or Rs 200 (Inc VAT)
Credit adjustment for Postpaid

2 winners per day

112 Highest points accumulated for the day 
Weekly Prize Samsung Galaxy A7 1 winner per week 8 Highest points accumulated for the week 
Fortnightly Prize Huawei Nova 3i 1 winner per fortnight 4 Highest points accumulated for every fortnight
Monthly Prize Huawei Nova 3

1 winner per month 
(every 4 weeks)

2 Highest points accumulated for the month
Grand Prize IPhone XS 64 GB 1 winner overall  1 Highest points for the whole campaign

SMS & Win - Terms and Conditions

Emtel SMS & Win, “the Competition” is a contest based on general knowledge questions. The said competition is open to Mauritian Residents who are subscribers aged 18 years and above. For the purpose of these terms and conditions, a Subscriber means a mobile customer registered on Emtel Network and excludes Emtel staff, members of immediate families, Emtel consultants and Corporate customers.

Participation to the Quiz Contest is at the own risk of the Participant and is subject to the Participants agreeing to abide by the terms and conditions of the Contest. Their participation to the Quiz Contest is deemed acknowledgment and agreement to abide by the prevailing terms and conditions.

Subscribers willing to participate to the Quiz shall register by sending a pre-defined code by Short Message Service (“SMS”) to the Short Code 8833 (the “Short Code”) and he shall then be requested to send a nick name.
The nickname chosen will be the name used to address participants during the whole term of the SMS service and cannot be changed, thus nickname has to be chosen carefully.

All SMS sent to this Short Code will be charged as per tariff approved by the Information Communication Techonologies Authority, “ICTA” and will not be refundable.

Once registered, the participant shall receive a question with two options of answers (Option 1 and Option 2) by SMS. He replies by sending an SMS containing the number (“1” or “2”) of proposed answer to the Short Code. Whether the participant answers correctly or not, each reply shall trigger another question being sent to the participant.

A participant will earn 10 points per correct answer and every wrong answer will still get him 5 points.

A participant can invite another Subscriber or several other Subscribers to register for the contest. If that Subscriber or those Subscribers successfully register(s) for the Quiz contest following that invitation, the participant shall earn bonus points.

In addition to the above, a participant shall get bonus points if he does any of the following:

  • Send a defined keyboard as and when communicated by Emtel to the Short Code within a period set by Emtel
  • Send a correct answer during a period set by Emtel.
  • Send 5 correct answers in a row by attempting 5 consecutive questions
  • The points earned by a participant shall be computed on the Day, his answer or keyword is sent to the Short Code

The Reward for the Quiz contest works out as follows:

Daily Reward: The 2 participants who accumulate the highest number of points for the day, will get Rs200 (Incl. VAT) as airtime.

Weekly Reward:

  • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for the week will get a Samsung Galaxy A7. 
  • A Week is defined as a 7-day period starting on a Monday and ending on a Sunday.

Fortnightly Reward:

  • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for the 2 weeks’ time, i.e every fortnight will get a Huawei Nova 3i. 
  • A Fortnight is defined as a 2 week period.

Monthly Reward:

  • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for each month will get will get a Huawei Nova 3. 
  • A month is defined as a 4 weeks period.

Note:
In case more than 1 participant qualifying for the same reward mentioned above, the participant who accumulated the highest number of points first will be eligible for that reward.

A participant can get a Daily Reward only once during the course of a Week. If a participant has already got a Daily Reward, he will no longer be eligible for another Daily Reward during that particular Week. In such a case, the next eligible participant with the highest points of the Day, will get the Daily Reward.

A participant can get a Weekly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS service. If a participant has already got a of Weekly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for the same type of Weekly Reward during the whole term of the SMS Service and the next eligible participant with the highest points of the Week, will get the Weekly Reward.

For e.g a participant received a Samsung Galaxy A7 for Week1, and is at 1st position for Week 2. He will not be eligible for a reward. The participant at 2nd position for Week 2 will received the Samsung Galaxy A7 for Week 2.

A participant can get a Fortnightly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS service. If a participant has already got a of Fortnightly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for the same type of Fortnightly Reward during the whole term of the SMS Service and the next eligible participant with the highest points of the Fortnight, will get the Fortnightly Reward.

For e.g a participant received a Huawei Nova 3i for Fortnight 1, and is at 1st position for Fortnight 2. He will not be eligible for a reward. The participant at 2nd position for Week 2 will received the Huawei Nova 3i for Week 2.

A participant can get a Monthly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS Service. If a participant has already got a Monthly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for same Monthly Reward during the whole term of the SMS Service and the next eligible participant with the highest points for that Month will get the Monthly Reward.

For e.g a participant received a Huawei Nova 3 for Month 1, and is at 1st position for Month 2. He will not be eligible for a reward. The participant at the 2nd position for Month 2 will receive the Huawei Nova 3 for Month 2.

Grand Prize: At the end, a draw will be held, in the presence of a representative of the Gambling Regulatory

Authority, among those who accumulated at least a total of 20,000 points during the whole duration of the quiz. The winner will get an IPhone XS 64 GB. The number of entries an eligible participant gets for the draw shall be computed based on every multiple of 1,000 points that such participant accumulates.

In case there are 2 participants qualifying for the same Reward, the participant who accumulated the highest number of points first will be eligible for that Reward

At the end of the Quiz contest, a Grand Prize Draw (the “Draw”) shall be organised and will work out as follows:

All participants who have accumulated a minimum of 20,000 points over the whole Quiz period, will be eligible for the Draw and the winner will get a Grand Prize.

Notwithstanding the above, the number of entries an eligible participant gets for the Draw shall be computer based on every multiple of 1000 points that such participant accumulates.

Emtel shall allocate a number to each valid entry for the Draw which shall be carried out in the presence of a representative of the Gambling Regulatory Authority.

The different winners will be contacted via a call on their Emtel number and, except for the Daily Rewards, shall collect their respective prize/rewards by the date and at the place communicated by Emtel. Prize/rewards collection shall be subject to presentation of satisfactory proof of identity of the participant.

Approval of the transfer of the prize/ reward by the relevant participant remains at the discretion of Emtel.

The consent of the winner will be sought prior to Emtel publishing his/her name and photo in the press, on social media, on Emtel Website and in our point of sales.

The prize or reward cannot be exchanged, or redeemed and should be accepted in whole.

Emtel shall not entertain any request for information relating to a Participant’s status and/or ranking nor any request for such information relating to another Participant.

Any request for information made to Emtel shall be subject to Emtel’s sole discretion.

All participants are treated fairly and equally and shall act according to those terms.

Participants agree that given the nature of the Game, Emtel does not warrant that the functions provided in the Game will be uninterrupted or error free.

Emtel will under no circumstance whatsoever entertain any liability for any likely failure, which shall be corrected within the shortest possible delay.

Participants agree that he/she is solely responsible for its participation to the Quiz Contest and that Emtel shall not be liable for any loss, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by the Participant.

Emtel reserves the right to review and modify the present terms and conditions

Emtel reserves the right to terminate/discontinue the Quiz Contest with notice to the Participants at any time.

The Competition shall be governed, interpreted and construed in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Mauritius.

Emtel may process the information and the data relating to the Subscriber which is collected in relation to the Emtel SMS & Win or otherwise for the purposes of performing its obligations in line with the provisions of the Data Protection Act of 2017.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Emtel SMS & Win Trivia?
Emtel SMS & Win is a general knowledge theme SMS-based contest giving opportunity to Emtel subscribers to win prizes. Participants are invited to answer questions via SMS to earn points and to be eligible for prizes. Based on the points accumulated, participants can win daily, weekly and monthly prizes and can be eligible for a draw to win the Grand Prize.
What is the duration of the Emtel SMS & Win?
Emtel SMS & Win will run for 8 weeks from 29 October 2018 to 23 December 2018 (both days inclusive).
How do I participate in Emtel SMS & Win?
  • Send EMTEL by SMS to 8833.
  • The participant will then receive a welcome SMS and will be asked to provide a NICKNAME. The instructions for the quiz will then be sent by SMS.
  • Note: The participant will receive 20 points upon successfully registering to Emtel SMS & Win.
  • Once registered, a question will automatically be sent to the participant. The participant shall receive a question with two options of answers (Option 1 and Option 2) by SMS. He replies by sending an SMS containing the number (“1” or “2”) for his proposed answer to 8833.
  • After every question answered, he shall automatically receive a message with his total number of points accumulated from the start of the quiz and receive another question or message to help him earn more points.
  • For each answer sent, the participant will earn points. The higher the number of points accumulated, the higher the chance of winning prizes.
What should I do if I am not receiving any question?
Send EMTEL to 8833. The participant will then receive a new question.
Who is eligible to participate in Emtel SMS & Win?
The Emtel SMS & Win is open to all Emtel mobile and/or fixed wireless subscribers aged 18 years and above. Emtel staffs along with their parents, spouse and children and Emtel consultants are not eligible to participate in the Emtel SMS & Win.
What is the tariff?
Each SMS sent to 8833 costs Rs 5 (Excl. VAT)
Can I change my Nickname?
No, unfortunately you will not be able to change the nickname you have registered.  The nickname chosen will be the name by which you will be addressed in SMS from 8833, thus nickname has to be chosen carefully.
How do I earn points?
  • Upon registration, a participant gets 20 points.
  • A participant will earn 10 points per correct answer and every wrong answer will still get him 5 points.
  • By inviting other Emtel subscribers not registered to Emtel SMS & Win, the participant will earn 100 points for every successful registration of those Emtel Subscribers..
  • Note that bonus points can also be awarded from time to time.
How do I earn bonus points?
Bonus points can be awarded as follows:
  • For 5 correct answers in a row - The participant will earn 100 bonus points every time he/she correctly answers 5 consecutive questions
  • During “Bonus Mot Cle” - From time to time, the participant will receive a bonus keyword whereby he can send the bonus keyword to 8833 to receive bonus points
  • During “Happy Hour” – From time to time, the participant will receive a message informing him about a period where any correct answer sent to 8833 during that period will earn him more points than the normal 10 points.

TypeDetailsNo of winnersQuantityEligibility Criteria
Daily Prizes

Rs 200 (Inc VAT) airtime for
Prepaid or Rs 200 (Inc VAT)
Credit adjustment for Postpaid

2 winners per day

112 Highest points accumulated for the day 
Weekly Prize Samsung Galaxy A7 1 winner per week 8 Highest points accumulated for the week 
Fortnightly Prize Huawei Nova 3i 1 winner per fortnight 4 Highest points accumulated for every fortnight
Monthly Prize Huawei Nova 3

1 winner per month 
(every 4 weeks)

2 Highest points accumulated for the month
Grand Prize IPhone XS 64 GB 1 winner overall  1 Highest points for the whole campaign
How to win the rewards/prizes?

Daily Reward: The 2 participants who accumulate the highest number of points for the day, will get Rs200 (Incl. VAT) as airtime.

Weekly Reward:

  • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for the week will get a Samsung Galaxy A7.  
  • A Week is defined as a 7-day period starting on a Monday and ending on a Sunday.

Fortnightly Reward:

  • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for the 2 weeks’ time, i.e every fortnight will get
    a Huawei Nova 3i.   
  • A Fortnight is defined as a 2 week period.

Monthly Reward: 

  • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for each month will get will get
  • a Huawei Nova 3. 
  • A month is defined as a 4 weeks period.

Note: In case more than 1 participant qualifying for the same reward mentioned above, the participant who accumulated the highest number of points first will be eligible for that reward.
A participant can get a Daily Reward only once during the course of a Week. If a participant has already got a Daily Reward, he will no longer be eligible for another Daily Reward during that particular Week. In such a case, the next eligible participant with the highest points of the Day, will get the Daily Reward.
A participant can get a Weekly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS service. If a participant has already got a of Weekly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for the same type of Weekly Reward during the whole term of the SMS Service and the next eligible participant with the highest points of the Week, will get the Weekly Reward.
For e.g a participant received a Samsung Galaxy A7 for Week1, and is at 1st position for Week 2. He will not be eligible for a reward. The participant at 2nd position for Week 2 will received the Samsung Galaxy A7 for Week 2.
A participant can get a Fortnightly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS service. If a participant has already got a of Fortnightly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for the same type of Fortnightly Reward during the whole term of the SMS Service and the next eligible participant with the highest points of the Fortnight, will get the Fortnightly Reward.
For e.g a participant received a Huawei Nova 3i for Fortnight 1, and is at 1st position for Fortnight 2. He will not be eligible for a reward. The participant at 2nd position for Week 2 will received the Huawei Nova 3i for Week 2.
A participant can get a Monthly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS Service. If a participant has already got a Monthly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for same Monthly Reward during the whole term of the SMS Service and the next eligible participant with the highest points for that Month will get the Monthly Reward.
For e.g a participant received a Huawei Nova 3 for Month 1, and is at 1st position for Month 2. He will not be eligible for a reward. The participant at the 2nd position for Month 2 will receive the Huawei Nova 3 for Month 2.
Grand Prize: At the end, a draw will be held, in the presence of a representative of the Gambling Regulatory Authority, among those who accumulated at least a total of 20,000 points during the whole duration of the quiz. The winner will get an IPhone XS 64 GB. The number of entries an eligible participant gets for the draw shall be computed based on every multiple of 1,000 points that such participant accumulates.

How will I be informed of the draw result?
The grand prize winner will be contacted via a call on their Emtel number.

The name of the grand prize winner shall be published in 2 newspapers within 7 days of the draw and may include Emtel Facebook.
If I am a winner, how do I collect my rewards/prizes?
Daily Reward: For a prepaid Subscriber, the airtime will be credited directly to his relevant Emtel number and for a postpaid Subscriber, that airtime will appear as a credit adjustment in his bill at the end of the next month.
All other Reward/Prize: The different winners will be contacted via a call on their Emtel number and shall collect their respective prize/rewards by the date and at the place communicated by Emtel. Prize/rewards collection shall be subject to presentation of satisfactory proof of identity of the participant.
How do I check the number of points I have?
Send POINTS to 8833.
The participant will receive an SMS indicating the total number of points he has accumulated since his registration.
Following that SMS, he will automatically get another question to continue.
How do I check my rank?
Participant’s status and/or ranking information is not provided by Emtel.
How to stop receiving questions and messages from Emtel SMS & Win?
Send STOP to 8833.
How can I rejoin Emtel SMS & Win after I have sent STOP to 8833?
Send EMTEL to 8833.
The participant will be considered back in the Emtel SMS & Win and will receive a new question.
Will I retain my previous points when I rejoin Emtel SMS & Win?
Yes. The participant will still have all the points accumulated prior to sending STOP to 8833.
What is Bonus Mot Clé?
From time to time, the participant will receive a message containing a bonus keyword (Bonus Mot Cle) from
Emtel SMS & Win Trivia. The participant will receive bonus points by sending the bonus keyword to 8833.
What is Happy Hour?
Happy Hour is a period of time on selected days during which every correct answer sent by the participant to
8833 will earn him more points than the normal 10 points. The participant will receive a message informing him about the Happy Hour time.
How can I invite someone to register to Emtel SMS & Win?
You can invite another Emtel subscriber or several other Emtel subscribers to register for the quiz by sending “invit”followed by asterix (*) and “the mobile number of the person you are inviting”
Send invit*mobile number to 8833. Example: Send invit*5421xxxx to 8833

What is TamTam Sms?

Keep yourself up to date with TamTam Sms anywhere, anytime! With TamTam Sms you can receive daily sms on all your favourite topics.

A wide range of info ranging from news, sports, jokes, forex, astrology and much more are just an sms away.

How to use TamTam Sms?

Send the code of your favourite topic by sms to 333 and you will receive the info instantly.

To get the list of all the topics available and their corresponding codes, send tamtam by sms to 333.

Tariffs

All sms sent to 333 cost Rs 1.00/sms for both prepaid and postpaid users

Questions and Answers

How do I get all the codes available on TamTam Sms?
To get the list of all codes, send tamtam by sms to 333.
Is TamTam Sms the same price as a normal sms?
No. TamTam Sms is billed Rs 1.00/sms. A normal sms costs Rs0.70/sms for prepaid and Rs0.50 for postpaid.


What is Funfone 444?

With Funfone 444 get a great range of picture messages, logos, themes (animals, cartoons, greetings, love etc) and cool ring tones (Bollywood and Hollywood) for your mobile.

How to use Funfone 444?

Send the corresponding code by sms to 444 and download funky ring tones, logos and picture messages that match your personality and style!

All codes are available on the Emtel Fun portal.

Available on Nokia handsets only.

Tariffs

All sms sent to 444 cost Rs 2.50/sms for both prepaid and postpaid users.



What is Emtel Chat 777?

Feeling bored and lonely? With Emtel Chat 777 meet hundreds of people and make new friends. Chat incognito with hundreds of people across Mauritius and Rodrigues. Unlimited fun and excitement are at your fingertips!

How to use Emtel Chat 777?

First you have to register to the service and then simply log in to access a chat room. You have upto 30 chat rooms available. Different options are available. Send the corresponding code by sms to 777.

ActionCodes to be sent to 777Example
To register a user R R sweetboy 1234
To login as a user L L sweetboy 1234
To view a list of all chat rooms RL RL
To join in a room J J1
To view members in the room you are in RM RM
To create your own profile CP CP 20 m
To view a user profile VP VP nicegirl
To send a message to all users in a room A A Hi there! Wanna chat?
To send private message to one user P P nicegirl Hi there! How r U?
To send private message to more than one user , (n users separated by comma) P beauty, beast Hi guys! Wanna chat?
To block a user BL BL lou
To unblock a user UNB UNB
To logout E E
To delete your nick D D sweetboy 1234
To Create a private room CPR CPR dating
To see room members in a private room RMP CPR dating
To invite in private room IN , (n users separated by comma) IN shania,jenny
To join a private room JPR JPR dating
To send message to all users in private room AP AP Hi guys! Welcome to my room
To return to public room RT RT

If you have sim intelligent menu:
If your sim card has an integrated intelligent menu, you can directly use the sub menus as follows:
Register to the service
Login
Send message
View member
Join room
Logout
E.g. To register, use the sub-menu ‘register’, write your
nickpassword. Click on ‘Send’.

Tariffs

Normal sms tariffs for all sms sent to 777

Questions and Answers

How many chat rooms are there?
There are 30 chat rooms with topics to suit your tastes and moods: Romance, Teens, Adults, Music, Movies, Sports, Racing, Gossip, Girls Only and many more!
How many users can chat in 1 chat room?
Up to 10 users can chat in one room. The 11th user who logs in will be automatically directed to another chat room of the same category.
Can I change my nick name?
You can change your nick name as many times as you wish.
Who can use Emtel Chat 777?
This service is available to all prepaid and postpaid users, and is to be used exclusively on a mobile phone.
What will happen if I don’t chat for some time?
You will be automatically logged off after 10 minutes.
How do I get help by sms?
Send HELP to 777
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