Jacob Nyambe, former researcher at the Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit (NEPRU
), said although these interventions will quell down the high unemployment rate in the country, short term solutions should be found.
Cell One levelled the first punches in this mobile fight when it used a Nepru study to show that its pre-paid rates were the cheapest.
To this Geraldes added that the Nepru study only compared the middle to higher MTC tariffs to those of Cell One.
Although having a post-paid service is seen as a status symbol, a recent research by the Namibia Policy Research Institute (NEPRU
) has revealed that pre-paid customers are in fact paying more.