The Eyewitness News Breaking News alerts is a premium service to keep you up to date with breaking news. Once you’ve registered for the service we’ll SMS you when there is a major breaking news story.
Here are some frequently asked questions about Eyewitness News Breaking News alerts.
How do I register?
Registering for Eyewitness News Breaking News SMS alerts is really easy. Just follow these steps:
- To subscribe, SMS “EWN” to 39868 (standard SMS rates for the initial SMS apply)
- The subscription costs R7.50 a month
- To unsubscribe, SMS “STOP EWN” to 39868
What happens with my personal information?
Your personal information stays private. Eyewitness News is talking to you and nothing is given to 3rd parties.
Will I be bombarded with loads of spam mail if I sign up?
No – your information is not given out – we will only communicate with you about Eyewitness News content.
How much do EWN Breaking News alerts cost?
Subscribing to this service costs R7.50 per month.
What happens when I change my cellphone number?
Your cellphone number is essentially your membership number with Eyewitness News, so it’s an important thing to tell us about. Notify us by SMSing “EWN” to 39868.