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Week/MonthWinnerPoints achievedGift
Week 1 - 1st prize Mohammad Al Imran MOFEEJUDDY 24 115 TCL Smart TV 43"
Week 1 - 2nd Prize Johnhatan DUPUY 12 370 Huawei P Smart
Special World Cup Mohammad Al Imran MOFEEJUDDY 20 185 IphoneX 256 GB
Week 2 - 1st prize Johnhatan DUPUY 117 070 TCL Smart TV 43"
Week 2 - 2nd Prize Denis Fabrice PELLEGRIN 39 720 Huawei P Smart
Week 3 - 1st Prize Denis Fabrice PELLEGRIN 89 365 TCL Smart TV 43"
Week 3 - 2nd Prize Marie Marlène Josiane GEOFFROY 84 865 Huawei P Smart
Week 4 - 1st Prize Marie Cindy DUPUY 222 575 TCL Smart TV 43"
Week 4 - 2nd Prize Renganaden RENGASAMY 160 050 Huawei P Smart
Month 1 - 1st prize Johnhatan DUPUY 325 220 Philips Smart TV 55”
Month 1 - 2nd prize Marie Marlène Josiane GEOFFROY 320 830 Samsung J7 Duo
Month 1 3rd prize Marie Cindy DUPUY 228 685 Samsung Grand Prime Pro
06-09 Special Month 1 Marie Cindy DUPUY 340 895 Iphone X 256 GB
Week 5 - 1st prize Marie Marlène Josiane GEOFFROY 431 600 TCL Smart TV 43"
Week 5 - 2nd prize Khemrajh SEEBURRUN 390 040 Huawei P Smart
Week 6 1st prize Khemrajh SEEBURRUN 480 595 TCL Smart TV 43"
Week 6 2nd prize Emmanuel BABYLONE 426 150 Huawei P Smart
Week 7 1st prize Emmanuel BABYLONE  923 600 TCL Smart TV 43"
Week 7 2nd prize Renato DUPUY 511 375 Huawei P Smart
01-Aug-18 Special Month 2 Renato DUPUY 272 625 Iphone X 256 GB
Week 8 1st prize Louis Jean Claude CHRISTINE 979 960 TCL Smart TV 43"
Week 8 2nd prize Shivanee DUSOYE 888 600 Huawei P Smart
Month 2 1st prize Marie Marlène Josiane GEOFFROY 4 647 290 Philips Smart TV 55”
Month 2 2nd prize Emmanuel BABYLONE 2 691 025 Samsung J7 Duo
Month 2 3rd prize Khemrajh SEEBURRUN 1 467 170 Samsung Grand Prime Pro
Grand Prize winner Pramansing RAMKISSOON Trip for 2 to Thailand
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.

Sorry, the Emtel SMS game is over. Stay tuned on our Facebook page for more games

To All Football Fans,

Brazil, England, Spain, Eqypt ……..; Neymar, Salah, Firmino, …..

These words will be on the lips of all football lovers during the 2018 World Cup.

This new edition of SMS trivia named as “Emtel Foot Trivia” is based on football.

  • Do you think you are a Football expert?
  • Do you want to test your knowledge on football?

Participate in Emtel Foot Trivia  and stand a chance to win a trip to Thailand.

Other gifts are also available for this edition 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 Reward (Mon-Sun) TCL Smart TV 43 inch  1 winner per week 8 Highest points accumulated for the week 
Huawei P Smart 1 winner per week 8 2nd highest points accumulated for the week
1 Emtel Goodies Bag 1 winner per week 8 3rd highest points accumulated for the week

Monthly Reward
(4 weeks period)

Philips 55" 4K UHD ULTRA SLIM SMART 3HDMI 2USB winner per month  2 Highest points for the month
Samsung J7 Duo  1 winner per month  2 2nd highest points accumulated for the month
Samsung Grand Prime Pro  1 winner per month  2 3rd highest points accumulated for the month
1 Emtel Goodies bag 1 winner per month  2 4th highest points accumulated for the month
Grand Prize Trip to Thailand for 2 1 winner overall 1 Draw among participants who have accumulated over 20,000 points

Emtel Foot Trivia - Terms and Conditions

Emtel Foot Trivia, “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 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 TCL Smart TV 43”.  
  • The participant who has accumulated the 2nd highest number of points for the week will get a Huawei P Smart.  
  • The participant who has accumulated the 3rd highest number of points for the week will get an Emtel Goodies Bag.
  • A Week is defined as a 7-day period starting on a Monday and ending on a Sunday.

Monthly Reward:

  • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for each month will get will get a Philips 55" 4K UHD ULTRA SLIM SMART 3HDMI 2USB.
  • The participant who has accumulated the 2nd highest number of points for each month will get will get a Samsung J7 Duo. 
  • The participant who has accumulated the 3rd highest number of points for each month will get will get a Samsung Grand Prime Pro. 
  • The participant who has accumulated the 4th highest number of points for each month will get will get an Emtel Goodies Bag. 
  • 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 type of Weekly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS service. If a participant has already got a type 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 TCL Smart TV 43 inch for Week1, and is at 1st position for Week 2. He will then receive a Huawei P Smart and participant with 2nd highest point will receive a TCL Smart TV 43.

A participant can get a type of Monthly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS Service. If a participant has already got a type of Monthly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for same type of 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 Philips 55 inch 4K UHD ULTRA SLIM SMART 3HDMI 2USB for Month 1, and is at 1st position for Month 2. He will then receive a Samsung J7 Duo and participant with 2nd highest point will receive a Philips 55" 4K UHD ULTRA SLIM SMART 3HDMI 2USB.

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 a Trip for 2 to Thailand. 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 Foot Trivia 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 Foot Trivia?
Emtel Foot Trivia 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 Foot Trivia?
Emtel Foot Trivia will run for 8 weeks from 11 June 2018 to 05 August 2018 (both days inclusive).
How do I participate in Emtel Foot Trivia?
  • 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 Foot Trivia.
  • 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.v
Who is eligible to participate in Emtel Foot Trivia?
The Emtel Foot Trivia 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 Foot Trivia.
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 Foot Trivia, 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 Reward TCL Smart TV 43 inch  1 winner per week 8 Highest points accumulated for the week 
Huawei P Smart 1 winner per week 8 2nd highest points accumulated for the week
1 Emtel Goodies Bag 1 winner per week 8 3rd highest points accumulated for the week
Monthly Reward Philips 55" 4K UHD ULTRA SLIM SMART 3HDMI 2USB winner per month  2 Highest points for the month
Samsung J7 Duo  1 winner per month  2 2nd highest points accumulated for the month
Samsung Grand Prime Pro  1 winner per month  2 3rd highest points accumulated for the month
1 Emtel Goodies bag 1 winner per month  2 4th highest points accumulated for the month
Grand Prize Trip to Thailand for 2 1 winner overall 1 Draw among participants who have accumulated over 20,000 points
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 TCL Smart TV 43”.  
  • The participant who has accumulated the 2nd highest number of points for the week will get a Huawei P Smart. 
  • The participant who has accumulated the 3rd highest number of points for the week will get an Emtel Goodies Bag.
  • A Week is defined as a 7-day period starting on a Monday and ending on a Sunday.

Monthly Reward:

  • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for each month will get will get a Philips 55" 4K UHD ULTRA SLIM SMART 3HDMI 2USB. 
  • The participant who has accumulated the 2nd highest number of points for each month will get will get a Samsung J7 Duo. 
  • The participant who has accumulated the 3rd highest number of points for each month will get will get a Samsung Grand Prime Pro. 
  • The participant who has accumulated the 4th highest number of points for each month will get will get an Emtel Goodies Bag. 
  • 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 type of Weekly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS service. If a participant has already got a type 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 TCL Smart TV 43 inch for Week1, and is at 1st position for Week 2. He will then receive a Huawei P Smart and participant with 2nd highest point will receive a TCL Smart TV 43.

A participant can get a type of Monthly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS Service. If a participant has already got a type of Monthly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for same type of 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 Philips 55 inch 4K UHD ULTRA SLIM SMART 3HDMI 2USB for Month 1, and is at 1st position for Month 2. He will then receive a Samsung J7 Duo and participant with 2nd highest point will receive a Philips 55" 4K UHD ULTRA SLIM SMART 3HDMI 2USB.

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 a Samsung S9. 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 Foot Trivia?
Send STOP to 8833.
How can I rejoin Emtel Foot Trivia after I have sent STOP to 8833?
Send EMTEL to 8833.
The participant will be considered back in the Emtel Foot Trivia and will receive a new question.
Will I retain my previous points when I rejoin Emtel Foot Trivia?
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 Foot 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 Foot Trivia?
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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