Ghana: MTN Launches 0.facebook.com Platform for Subscribers

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MTN Ghana, has introduced a product dubbed 0.Facebook.com, to enable its subscribers link up on its Facebook page at no cost.

Speaking at the launch of 0.Facebook.com in Accra on Monday, which was also carried live on Joy FM, the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Rahul De, said this was the first online and radio launch of any product in the telecoms industry.

According to him, "MTN Ghana, with its fastest internet, widest coverage, and with the biggest community as a market leader with over 10.5 million subscribers on its network, finds it exciting to give its customers the opportunity to link up with friends at no cost on Facebook."

He further stated that 0.Facebook.com would be the strongest driver for mobile internet access, and assured the general public that the company had the capacity in place to ensure that subscribers experience the fastest connectivity provided by MTN.

To achieve this, he pointed out that three high capacity switch and data centers had been built in Accra and Kumasi by MTN to support the provision of high speed internet access to subscribers.

He, therefore, noted: "We in MTN Ghana are happy to join other countries on 0.Facebook.com, and to give our subscribers that unique experience of accessing Facebook for free."

Additionally, he expressed the hope that this would add to the revolution in the media landscape that has brought about a change in the way people access information, and help to change the lives of many people.