MTN Nigeria, LG offer broadband on the box

November 27, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West Africa

From Lagos, local media have reported that MTN Nigeria, via its business-to-business division MTN Business, has partnered with LG Electronics to offer consumers bundled 4G broadband internet service with LG smart TVs.

Michael Ikpoki, CEO of MTN Nigeria (Image source: MTN)

Michael Ikpoki, CEO of MTN Nigeria (Image source: MTN)

The deal means that consumers who purchase a smart TV from LG will also have access to MTN HyNet internet service.

MTN Nigeria’s Chief Enterprise Solutions Officer, Babatunde Osho has been quoted in the media as saying that there is a growing demand for smart TV technology and the provision of high-speed internet services adds value.

The ability to experience online movies and live streaming are helping to drive up demand for smart technology.

Management at LG Electronics West Africa is said to have welcomed the partnership, adding that the deal comes with complimentary 8GB data for a period of three months.

Staff writer

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