Firm partners MTN, Etisalat to ease traffic congestion
Speaking on the partnership, Chief Executive Officer, Traffic Talk, Dele Odufuye, said that the partnership would enable the company deliver improved cutting edge services to its teeming users.
He said: “We are excited about this partnership because it shows our passion towards easing the pain Lagos commuters experience during traffic gridlocks. As Nigeria’s foremost traffic information company, we want to continue to contribute our quota towards enhancing the lives of people and this is one of the ways we intend to achieve the target”.
While giving details on the partnership with MTN, he informed that Tsaboin would be offering special Traffic Monitoring Data Bundles for MTN subscribers.
According to Odufuye, the MTN Traffic Monitoring Bundles which costs as little as N25 to N350 will provide free traffic updates for MTN subscribers via their mobile smart phones.
“Our arrangement with MTN will afford subscribers the opportunity to get live traffic updates via the MTN Traffic Monitoring Data Bundles. The bundles vary from 5MB valid for one day, 25MB valid for seven days to 100MB valid for 30 days. The beauty of the Traffic Monitoring Data Bundles is that it is affordable and gives users options to choose their preferred package”.
Odufuye further stated that interested subscribers would have to send a dedicated code to 131 to opt into the service. “To sign on to the daily Traffic Monitoring Data Bundles, MTN subscribers can send TRFD to 131. For the weekly bundle, the code to send is TRFW while the code for the monthly package is TRFM.
Speaking on the partnership with Etisalat, Odufuye explained that prospective subscribers can opt in to receive traffic alerts of their choice routes between 6am-8am and 5pm-8pm daily for only N50 for 5 days. He continued that prospective users would sign up for the Etisalat Tsaboin Traffic alert service by texting TRF to38080.
What we are offering Etisalat subscribers is daily traffic alerts for a token fee. It is exciting news because it means Etisalat subscribers can rely on the updates to make informed decisions about the best routes to use during the designated periods,” he stated.
While commending MTN and Etisalat for the partnership, Odufuye assured that Tsaboin Traffic Talk will continue to focus on innovations that will assist people in avoiding the menace of traffic logjams.
“A major driving force for Tsaboin Traffic Talk is our quest to always raise the bar in satisfying subscribers. We are delighted to have found likeminded partners in MTN and Etisalat and we are confident that this partnership will be symbiotic to all the partners involved including Lagos commuters”.