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Local News

Local News

MTN's Local News service is an SMS based feature that ensures subscribers can stay up to date with the latest news and happenings in the country. Now you can receive instant local news directly on your cell phone, at any time and from anywhere. Take an interest in what's happening in your country with the help of Lonestar Cell and MTN.

What Does Local News Service Cost?

The Local News service from MTN costs:

  • $0.10 per day
  • $0.50 per week
  • $1 per month

How to Subscribe

Simply text the word "locn" to 8585 on your MTN cell phone.

Terms and conditions apply. 

Soccer News

Soccer News

Lonestar Cell and MTN present Soccer News; an SMS based service providing subscribers with instant alerts on match scores, game fixtures and other major happenings and news in the world of Soccer. Soccer News is an entertaining service providing the latest news and entertainment on all major leagues, live soccer and football events.

How to Subscribe

Simply text the word "SPORT" to 8585

What Does Soccer New Cost?

  • $0.50 per week
  • $1 per month

Terms and conditions apply.​

Local Sport Updates

​​Local Sports Updates

Tired of missing out on the latest sports news and updates? Now you can keep up to date with local sports news by subscribing to MTN Local Sport Updates. Subscribers can get local soccer and football updates and alerts on their favorite teams and leagues, on their cell phones.

What Does Local Sport Updates Cost?

  • $0.10 daily
  • $0.50 weekly

How to Subscribe

Simply dial *227# and follow the prompts. Alternatively, text the category name to 2276 to get daily sport news alerts.


Local News

MTN's Local News service is an SMS based feature that ensures subscribers can stay up to date with the latest news and happenings in the country. Now you can receive instant local news directly on your cell phone, at any time and from anywhere. Take an interest in what's happening in your country with the help of Lonestar Cell and MTN.

What Does Local News Service Cost?

The Local News service from MTN costs:

  • $0.10 per day
  • $0.50 per week
  • $1 per month

How to Subscribe

Simply text the word "locn" to 8585 on your MTN cell phone.

Terms and conditions apply. 


Soccer News

Lonestar Cell and MTN present Soccer News; an SMS based service providing subscribers with instant alerts on match scores, game fixtures and other major happenings and news in the world of Soccer. Soccer News is an entertaining service providing the latest news and entertainment on all major leagues, live soccer and football events.

How to Subscribe

Simply text the word "SPORT" to 8585

What Does Soccer New Cost?

  • $0.50 per week
  • $1 per month

Terms and conditions apply.​


​​Local Sports Updates

Tired of missing out on the latest sports news and updates? Now you can keep up to date with local sports news by subscribing to MTN Local Sport Updates. Subscribers can get local soccer and football updates and alerts on their favorite teams and leagues, on their cell phones.

What Does Local Sport Updates Cost?

  • $0.10 daily
  • $0.50 weekly

How to Subscribe

Simply dial *227# and follow the prompts. Alternatively, text the category name to 2276 to get daily sport news alerts.