Nigeria’s latest mobile entrant Etisalat to roll out in October


Etisalat Nigeria, the latest entrant into Nigeria's mobile phone market, has formally announced that as from next month it would begin to offer commercial services on its network in some cities. The service will come in the form of, what it called 3-in-1 package, which is a welcome offer for subscribers to its network.

Tagged 0809uchoose, the offer, according to Etisalat, empowers Nigerians with the choice to secure free personalized numbers on its network, free SIM cards and free monthly airtime for life.

Speaking Tuesday at a media event to mark the flag off of 0809uchoose, Etisalat Nigeria's Vice President, Marketing Wael Ammar said that 0809uchoose would offer at least 1 million Nigerians a chance to customize their phone numbers to reflect their lifestyles with numbers special to them when it finally roll out in October.

According to Ammar, Eisalat has put all necessary things in place in preparation for the roll out next month. He said the company would give out free SIM cards and offer free airtime for life for the first one million Nigerians that subscribe to it.

His words: "Let me assure you that Etisalat would demonstrate here in Nigeria its global culture of innovation and customer centricity, with a very compelling welcome package for potential subscribers on our network.

Daily Trust