1.1. “Activation” means the grant of full access (ability to send and receive calls/SMS and enjoy the full range of services) typically provided on the MTN Network.
1.2. “Activation Date” means the date when having completed SIM registration in line with the provisions of clause 5 below, the line is activated and given full access to the MTN network.
1.3. “Airtime” means the amount a subscriber has in her/his main or dedicated account to enjoy all Network Services.
1.4. “GSM” means Global System for Mobile Communications as defined in the European Technical Standards Institute of specifications.
1.5. “IMSI” means International Mobile Subscriber Identity being an identity number unique to each SIM Card.
1.6. “Load” means to load a Recharge Card (please see clause 1.12) on the MTN Pre-paid SIM Card so that the Subscriber’s line is credited with the call credit and/or the discount specified thereon.
1.7. “MSISDN” means the Mobile Subscriber International Subscriber Directory Number (otherwise known as the mobile telephone number) programmed into each SIM Card.
1.8. “MTN” means MTN Nigeria Communications Plc, a public limited liability company with RC number 395010, registered in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and licensed by the Nigeria Communications Commission (“NCC”) to provide digital telephony and related services. MTN shall where the context so admits include its successors-in-title and assigns.
1.9. “Network” means the digital mobile (cellular) telephony system operated by MTN by which the Network Services are made available by MTN.
1.10. “Network Services” means those GSM Telecommunications services and related services, including Value Added Services, made accessible to the Subscriber by MTN in terms of this Agreement.
1.11. “Pack” or “Kit” means the package containing an information sheet describing the Network Services and SIM Card which the Subscriber will receive upon purchasing Terminal Equipment and/or a SIM Card.
1.12. “Recharge Card” means the Refill Voucher (either physical or virtual) which, when loaded, gives the Subscriber Airtime to enjoy Network Services to the value indicated thereon, subject to clause 6.
1.13. “SIM Card” means a Subscriber Identification Module (incorporating an IMSI and MSISDN) which when activated by MTN provides a Subscriber using a compatible Terminal Equipment with access to Network Services.
1.14. “Subscriber” means the individual in whose name an MSISDN is registered.
1.15. “Terminal Equipment” means GSM Terminal and accessories thereto utilized by the Subscriber to send and /or receive messages via the Network (commonly referred to as a mobile handset).
1.16. “Value Added Services” means all non-core/non-standard services provided by and designated as such by MTN or any of its third party content providers which are part of the Network Services except that they may be provided to a Subscriber under certain package options to the exclusion of other package options, or may be provided at additional charges and may be introduced or withdrawn by MTN at its discretion from time to time.