Airtel rolls out high-speed Wi-Fi service in Lagos
AIRTEL Nigeria, has launched ultrahigh speedWi-Fiservice to enhance customer data experience in Lagos.
With this development, residents and visitors to Lagos will have access to super-fast internet in public places and be able to connect wirelessly to the internet through their smart phones, tablets, Laptops and other smart devices.
The service is available to all mobile phone users irrespective of their Network and as part of the incentives; Airtel also offers free 15 minutes per month to every user. Already, Wi-Fi hotspots have been deployed to Ozone Cinema, Yaba, Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island and Alausa Shopping Mall, Ikeja.
Speaking about the initiative, Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr Maurice Newa, described the service as a major milestone in the company’s effort to strengthen its relationship with customers.
According to him, “this service is designed to delight our various customers with ultra-high speed internet service. We want to connect with them in smarter and rewarding ways, to fulfil their communication needs.”
He pointed out that as an innovative company, Airtel will continue to redefine the telecoms landscape with revolutionary products and services that will provide rewarding experience to its customers.
“Our mission is to enrich the lives of Nigerians through the provision of exceptional experience and the introduction of this service is an attestation of our commitment”, he said.
He noted that at full implementation, the service will be rolled out in malls, airports, universities and other areas of public interest in other major cities in the country.
To enjoy this service, customers will need to purchase data bundles which are categorized into five time-based bundles; 30mins, 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours and five hours respectively.
The bundles can be purchased using Airtel recharge cards and debit cards while Airtel subscribers can buy bundles with their airtime. The service, which is also aimed at promoting the use of internet, will provide customers wider opportunities to connect with friends, family and business associates.
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