Airtel Nigeria has announced a strategic partnership with Original Equipment Manufacturers, Infinix, TECNO and itel smartphones brand that will enable telecoms consumers to enjoy exclusive ‘double data’ offer for a six month period.
Under the new partnership, customers who purchase a new Infinix, TECNO or itel smartphone will enjoy twice the value of any data plan they purchase on their newly acquired smartphones.
For instance, if a customer buys the One-thousand-naira monthly data plan on any of the aforementioned newly acquired smartphones, he/she gets 3GB instead of 1.5GB of data.
To enjoy the offer, which is available to both new and existing Airtel customers, consumers are required to send the keyword, “GET” to SMS short code 141. Upon sending the SMS, a confirmation is sent to the customer for the ‘Double Data’ six months offer.
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After the six month offer period, customers can thereafter subscribe to their desired data plans and enjoy the double data benefit. The bonus and regular data have the same validity.
The offer applies to smartphones never seen before on the Airtel network as of July 30th, 2018.
Commenting on the new partnership, Ag Chief Commercial Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Dinesh Balsingh, said the new offer will help deepen data penetration in line with Airtel’s positioning as the mobile Internet operator of the first choice for telecoms consumers in Nigeria.
“This partnership will empower more Nigerians to fulfil their personal and professional endeavours and also help connect more telecoms consumers to their dreams. Airtel is committed to delivering innovative and affordable mobile Internet value propositions that will make life richer, better and more meaningful for Nigerians,” he said.
Also commenting on the partnership, General Manager, Transsion Holdings, Nigeria, Eason Duan, reiterated the Group’s promise in delivering the best-in-class mobile experience to every Nigerian: “A smart and connected world today is possible when everyone has access to mobile devices and good connectivity. With our goal of ensuring every Nigerian owns a smartphone, we are confident that Our partnership with telecoms giant Airtel will be beneficial for all our consumers as they continue to stay connected with whatever they love to do, for longer.”