1st June, 2012
Leading Telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria, has recorded another milestone with the successful roll-out of the first ever physical and electronic data recharge cards in Nigeria.
This, according to the company, is aimed at expanding subscription options for data subscribers on the network. With option, the Data bundles will now be automatically credited to the users account. Customers will no longer have to use ussd or sms codes to activate the data bundles.
Airtel has also announced a major reduction of its dongle price from N6,500 to N3,990, to enable more Nigerians experience and enjoy its superfast internet services now available in all the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Henceforth, new and existing Airtel data subscribers on the prepaid platform can activate their desired data bundle, using the physical recharge cards available from N99.00 to N7, 999 denominations, for a corresponding data allowance of 10MB to 5GB.
Customers will also get up to 50% bonus on selected data plans on both the physical and electronic data recharge options.
Also, the Data Electronic Recharge can be purchased electronically through Airtel Resellers, ATMs and online platforms for daily, fortnightly and monthly subscriptions.
Speaking on the latest achievements, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, Airtel Nigeria, Deepak Srivastava, described the accomplishment as double victory for the customers, adding that this has taken the company closer to its desired goal of being the most loved brand in the daily lives of Nigerians, especially coming on the heel of the recent launch of its 3.75G broadband service.
“For us, customer satisfaction goes deeper than word of mouth. Our passion for our customers is driven by actions through value propositions that makes sense, promotes well-being, supports their yearnings for excellence and helps them achieve value for themselves, family, friends and businesses every single day of their lives.”