Recently, there’s increase in Android mobile phones and tablet users in Nigeria. Many users also grumbled about the internet packages for androids as it is relatively more expensive than internet package for BlackBerry (BIS/BES) .
Here is the good news, Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has taken yet another bold step in realization of its corporate vision of becoming the No1 mobile Internet service provider in Nigeria as it announces the introduction of Internet Bundles for Android devices.
According to Airtel, the new value offering, which is first of its kind
in the country, is consistent with its key objective of providing
innovative and affordable mobile Internet solutions that will make
life simpler, exciting and more enjoyable for telecoms consumers
across the country.
The new Android Internet Bundle plan is specifically tailored to
empower Android users to connect with business associates,
family and friends and also enable them enjoy an amazing data
experience on their smartphones.
The Bundle plan comes in two variants, the Android 2.0, which
comes with 2GB data designed for medium Internet users while the
Android Bundle 4.5 with 4.5GB data is tailored for high Internet
Speaking on the new value offering, the Chief Commercial Officer,
Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Maurice Newa, said Airtel will continue to blaze
the trail in revolutionizing the mobile Internet landscape in Nigeria
with highly innovative and affordable solutions.
“At Airtel, we are positioned as Nigeria’s number one mobile
Internet Company just as we are committed to making life simpler,
more enjoyable and really exciting for our customers.
“We understand that our Internet bundle for Android users will help
increase productivity, boost personal relations, family happiness
and business profitability,” he said.
First of its kind in terms of data offerings in Nigeria, the Airtel
Android packages offer customers sufficient data to browse on
their Android phones at very affordable rates. With the introduction
of these packages, customers using Android phones no longer
have to worry about affordability and the required data needed to
enjoy an amazing browsing experience on the Airtel network.
Customers are advised to dial *437# to subscribe to the 2G
Android Bundle while customers who prefer to subscribe to the
4.GB Android Bundle are advised to either dial*438#
The 2GB and 4.5GB Bundles go for a rate of N2,000 and N3,500,
respectively and are both valid for 30 days. Both Bundles have
different burn rates, allowing customers to enjoy the service at a
more affordable rate during the night. For more information, please