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Quiz Master


Are you up for a challenge? Emtel Quiz Master is back with another exciting edition.

So get ready to test your general knowledge and win amazing prizes like an iPhone SE 3.

Date of the contest: 12th September till 6th November 2022

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  • Tariff
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Emtel Quizmaster?
  • What is the duration of the Emtel Quizmaster?
  • How do I participate in Emtel Quizmaster?
  • What should I do if I am not receiving any question?
  • Who is eligible to participate in Emtel Quizmaster?
  • What is the tariff?
  • Can I change my Nickname?
  • How do I earn points?
  • How do I earn bonus points?
  • What are the prizes to be won?
  • If I am a winner, how do I collect my rewards/prizes?
  • How do I check the number of points I have?
  • How do I check my rank?
  • How to stop receiving questions and messages from Emtel Quizmaster?
  • How can I rejoin Emtel Quiz Master after I have sent STOP to 8833?
  • Will I retain my previous points when I rejoin Emtel Quizmaster after not playing for some time?
  • What is Bonus Mot Clé?
  • What is Happy Hour?
  • How can I invite someone to register to Emtel Quizmaster?

Terms & Conditions

    Emtel Quizmaster- Terms and Conditions

    1. General Information
      1. Emtel Quizmaster, “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.

      1. You acknowledge and accept that these Terms & Conditions must be read together with the policies which are also accessible on Emtel’s website at;

      1. Participation to the Competition 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 in the Competition is deemed acknowledgment and agreement to abide by the prevailing Terms and conditions.

      1. Subscribers willing to participate in the Competition (“Participant”) shall register by sending a pre-defined code by Short Message Service (“SMS”) to the Short Code 8833 (the “Short Code”) and he/she shall then be requested to send a nickname.

      1. 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.

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

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

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

      1. 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 Competition following that invitation, the Participant shall earn bonus points.

      1. In addition to the above, a Participant shall get bonus points if he does any of the following:
    • Send a defined keyword 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.


    1. Removal of Access

      1. Emtel may, in its sole discretion, change, amend, suspend, withdraw or discontinue any aspect, feature of the Competition at any time without the requirement of prior notification.

      1.  Emtel may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to the Competition without notice or liability.

      1. Any and all copyright subsisting on the Competition including these Terms & Conditions are vested in Emtel and all rights not expressly granted are reserved. The re-publication or distribution of any content available on the Competition including by framing or similar means is prohibited.


    1. Electronic Communications

      1. You consent to receive communications from Emtel electronically and agree that all such agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications are deemed to be duly sent by Emtel for the purposes of these Terms and Conditions.


    1. Marketing

     By registering & accepting these Terms & Conditions, you acknowledge and accept to receive     promotional advertisement from Emtel from time to time.


    1. Modification of these Terms & Conditions

      1. These Terms & Conditions shall commence from the date on which they are published on website and continue indefinitely.  Emtel reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend, including without limitation, by the addition of new terms & conditions, at any time and from time to time and/or terminate these Terms & Conditions in its entirety and/or cease the operation of the Competition at any time, with no liability or recourse to you.

      1. Any such amendments shall come into effect immediately and automatically. It is your responsibility and you undertake to read these Terms & Conditions each time before participation for any such amendments.


    1. Participation is subject to the following Liability & Disclaimer Policy

      1. Emtel will not be responsible nor liable for any losses suffered by the Participant resulting from participating in the Competition, or for any other reasons beyond Emtel’s control.

      1. Emtel shall not be liable for the unavailability of the Competition in the event of a Force Majeure or for acts of omissions of persons or bodies for whom Emtel is not responsible or any other cause, whether similar or dissimilar, outside Emtel’s control.

      1. No liability of any nature whatsoever shall be incurred by Emtel on the happening of a force majeure or any such events as aforesaid.

      1. Emtel does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed on, linked to or distributed through the Competition. The Participant acknowledges that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement or information shall be at his sole risk. Emtel reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions

      1. Whilst Emtel takes reasonable precautions in its operation of the Competition, neither Emtel nor its representatives will assume any responsibility and neither Emtel nor its representatives shall be liable for any damages to or for viruses that may infect the Participant’s property on account of his access to, use of the Competition.

      1. The Participant agrees that under no circumstances whatsoever, Emtel , its employees, representatives or contractors may be held liable for any indirect, extrinsic, special, penal, punitive, exemplary or consequential loss, damage or damages of any kind whatsoever or howsoever caused (whether arising under contract, delict, negligence, or otherwise and whether the loss was actually foreseen or reasonably foreseeable), including but not limited to any loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of operation time, corruption or loss of information or data and/or loss of contracts sustained by the Participant, his directors, employees, dealers or customers, resulting from his use of or inability to use the SMS or its material.

      1. Emtel will at its best efforts screen or edit all the content available from the Competition to ensure that there is no illegal, defamatory or obscene content. You are encouraged to inform Emtel of any content on the Competition that may be offensive or illegal and hold Emtel harmless from any claims arising thereof.


    1.  Security and Privacy Policy

      1. The Participant is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his account and such password if any obtained upon registration and for restricting access of third parties to his account and/or other equipment. The Participant agrees to accept full responsibility for all activities that occur under his account.

      1. If the Participant updates any of his information, Emtel may keep a copy of the information that the Participant originally provided in Emtel’s archives for reasons as documented in this Policy.

      1. Emtel may also share the Customer’s data with its suppliers and other authorized persons for the purpose of the Competition.


    1. Privacy

      1. Emtel undertakes to protect the information provided by the Participant in compliance with the Data Protection Law of Mauritius.

      1. By accessing the Competition, the Customer accepts the practices described in this Security & Privacy Policies and consents to our collection, use, disclosure and retention of his personal information as described in the Terms and Conditions.

      1. Emtel will receive and store any information the Participant enters on the Competition or provides in any other way. Emtel shall use the information that the Participant provides for such purposes as responding to his requests, customizing future participation for him, improving its Competition, and communicating with him.


    1. Warranties and Indemnities

      1. You hereby agree to indemnify Emtel and its officers, directors, employees, representatives or contractors or other persons for whom in law Emtel may be liable from any loss, damages, liability, claim or demand due to or arising out of your participation or your breach of these Terms & Conditions.


    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 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.

      1. A Participant can get a type of Daily Reward only once during the course of a Week. If a participant has already got a type of Daily Reward, he will no longer be eligible for the same type of 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.

      1. A Participant can get a Weekly Reward only once during the whole term of the SMS service. If a participant has already got a Weekly Reward, he will no longer be eligible for the 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.

        1. For e.g. a Participant received a Huawei Band 7 for Week 1, and is at 1st position for Week 2.  He will not receive any reward and participant with 2nd highest point will receive the Huawei Band 7.

      1. 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.

        1. For e.g. a Participant received an Oppo A76 for Month 1, and is at 1st position for Month 2. He will not receive any reward and participant with 2nd highest point will receive the Oppo A76.

      1. 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.

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

      1. 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.

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

      1. 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.

      1. Any request for information made to Emtel shall be subject to Emtel’s sole discretion.
      1. All participants are treated fairly and equally and shall act according to those terms.

      1. 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.

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

      1. Participants agree that he/she is solely responsible for its participation to the Competition 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.


    1. The Reward for the Quiz contest works out as follows:

      1. Daily Reward:

    The first and second participants who accumulate the highest number of points for the day, will get Rs100 (Incl. VAT) as airtime.

      1. Weekly Reward:
    • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for the week will get a Huawei Band 7.
    • A Week is defined as a 7-day period starting on a Monday and ending on a Sunday.

      1. Monthly Reward:
    • The participant who has accumulated the highest number of points for each month will get an Oppo A76.
    • A month is defined as a 4 weeks period.

      1. Grand Prize:

    At the end of the contest, all participants will be eligible for a draw and will stand a chance to win an iPhone SE 3 64GB. The draw will be held in the presence of a representative of the Gambling Regulatory Authority.


    1. Governing Laws

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

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