MTN SA announces free 6 months of Apple Music for customers: Details

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Mobile operator MTN South Africa has announced that selected post-paid customers can now have access to popular music streaming service Apple Music for six months for free.

For all pre-paid customers, the MTN Apple Music trial offer would apply for three months, the company said in a statement on Wednesday (2 September).

MTN SA’s corporate affairs executive Jacqui O’Sullivan said, “In a tough economic climate, we want to keep adding value for our customers, helping ease the pressure on their pockets, while also rewarding them for their loyalty to MTN.

“We have made significant investments in our network to deliver the best coverage and speeds in the country and this added value will help keep our customers on our world-class network, connected to their favourite artists.”

MTN Apple Music trial: Details

MTN post-paid customers on MTN Sky, MTN Sky VIP and Sky Black, as well as all new customers who sign up or upgrade to MTN Sky, MTN Sky VIP and Sky Black, can sign up for the free six-month MTN Apple Music trial.

All pre-paid customers can sign up for the free Apple Music trial for three months. Both pre-paid and post-paid customers can access the free trial once they subscribe to MTN at a price of R59.99 per month (cancel anytime).

Once signed up, customers can access more than 60 million songs on Apple Music on various devices, including iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac and CarPlay.

The service can also be accessed on non-Apple devices such as PCs, Android devices and Samsung TV.

Furthermore, subscribers get to listen to the music ad-free, download songs for offline listening and create playlists or discover new ones curated by Apple.

African and local music is available on Apple Music. The service offers recommendations of new music based on a subscriber’s listening profile as well as access to radio stations and music videos.

Three live stations – Apple Music 1, Apple Music Hits, and Apple Music Country – are also available on the service.

To get more details on the MTN Apple Music free trial offer, visit their landing page at

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