Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has unveiled a revolutionary data campaign and value offering branded ‘SmartSpeedoo’ to offer unique mobile Internet experience to telecoms consumers in Nigeria.
Smart Speedoo, which has a variant Free Surf, was unveiled on Tuesday, April , 2016 at a press conference held in Ikeja, Lagos. Free Surf offers Airtel customers unfettered access to the Internet and it can be activated by dialling *141#.
Speaking at the press conference, the Chief Commercial Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Ahmad Mokhles who was represented by the company’s Sales Director, Segun Macaulay, said the new service is consistent with Airtel’s key objective of creating innovative mobile Internet platforms, value offerings and opportunities that will help telecoms consumers in Nigeria stay connected and be fully empowered to fulfil their dreams.
“Airtel Nigeria is intensely interested in democratizing data tariff and we have taken a huge step forward in this journey in line with our major objective of becoming the provider of first choice for mobile Internet services,” Mokhles added.
Customers who subscribe to the Airtel Free Surf will enjoy an amazing discounted rates as well as free data up to 160mb. According to the telco, surfing tariff continues to drop as the customer increases data usage, and tariff can drop as low as 0.2kobo/kb on the Airtel Free Surf package.
Airtel further explained that free surf, which is one of the series of offers that will be launched under the SmartSpeedoo umbrella of ‘free mobile Internet in everyone’s hand’ empowers customers to be in control of their data usage while also surfing at very low rate, without upfront payment.
Customers on Free Surf do not need to remember USSD activation code, or worry about their airtime being used up when they run out of data while browsing, as the new data offering gives pop-up notifications to show data usage of customers.
The telco said it would continue to roll out more innovative services designed to further empower Nigerians and offer them unique Internet experience.