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Posts Tagged ‘Airtel Nigeria’

  • Airtel Nigeria secures exclusive deal with WhatsApp Inc.

    April 8, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria secures exclusive deal with WhatsApp Inc.

    Established telecoms services provider, Airtel Nigeria has introduced “WhatsApp” data application packages to its subscribers. This follows a cross-promotion agreement with “WhatsApp Inc.” which gives Airtel Nigeria the exclusive right to launch...

  • Airtel Nigeria signals intent to compete in MNP

    March 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria signals intent to compete in MNP

    Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria has unveiled a new campaign to signal its readiness for Mobile Number Portability (MNP). Speaking at a press conference to unveil the new campaign in Lagos, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director...

  • Nigeria: Airtel launches Facebook USSD service

    March 11, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: Airtel launches Facebook USSD service

    Customers of established telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria can now access Facebook via a USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) Code and engage the social network on their mobile devices by dialing *688#. According to Airtel,...

  • Airtel Nigeria completes LTE trial

    December 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria completes LTE trial

    Mobile service provider Airtel Nigeria has taken a giant stride in its quest to pioneer innovation and lead a new phase of telecoms revolution in the country as it announces the successful completion of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) trial in Lagos, the...

  • Airtel Nigeria supports critical infrastructure plan

    November 8, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria supports critical infrastructure plan

    Airtel Nigeria is supporting a new plan to declare Nigeria’s telecom facilities ‘Critical National Infrastructure’ (CNI). The telecommunications company urged the government to move quicker on establishing the law in order to enhance...

  • Airtel Nigeria launches new pricing

    November 6, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Nigeria launches new pricing

    Leading telecom operator Airtel Nigeria has launched a number of new service plans and pricing schemes that the company hopes will boost overall customer service and mobile plans in the country. According to a company statement on the new price schemes, the...

  • Airtel Nigeria announces Nano SIM cards

    October 20, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria announces Nano SIM cards

    In what telecom experts are saying could be a huge move for the mobile phone market in Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria has announced that it will introduce Nano SIM cards onto the market. Nano SIM cards are used in the new Apple iPhone 5 device and means that it...

  • Airtel Nigeria crowned with top awards

    September 10, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Nigeria crowned with top awards

    Nigerian telecommunication services provider, Airtel Nigeria, clinched three industry awards at the 8th Nigerian Telecoms Awards organized by industry journal Nigerian Telecom News and the Logica Media Group. Airtel Nigeria beat other competitors to win the...

  • Airtel Nigeria flexes fibre muscle

    August 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria flexes fibre muscle

    Nigerian mobile service provider Airtel Nigeria announced over the weekend that that are planning to add another 2 000km to their fibre optic cable system. Currently the cable system is over 4 000km long, and services around 20 million subscribers in the...

  • We’ve got Delta covered – Airtel Nigeria

    August 16, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Nigerian telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has assured Delta residents of exceptional network quality and coverage, saying it has deployed the largest and widest 3.75G Internet network in the State. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the...

  • Airtel unveils special Ramadan offer

    July 27, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Airtel Nigeria has unveiled special Ramadan offerings to enable customers to connect to families and loved ones at affordable rates and also boost their spiritual state with Islamic inspirational quotes, throughout the holy month of Ramadan. Customers who...

  • Airtel Nigeria’s toast 2GoodTimes

    July 2, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Nigeria’s toast 2GoodTimes

    Management at Airtel Nigeria has launched 2GoodTimes, a telecom package that is marketed as the first choose-your-own affordable time belt telecom product in the country. CEO of Airtel Nigeria, Olu Akanmu, has urged its mobile subscriber base to take...

  • Nigeria takes on Got Talent franchise

    June 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria takes on Got Talent franchise

    Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has partnered with Optima Media Group (OMG) and Rapid Blue Format (RBF) to unveil Nigeria’s Got Talent, a specially produced reality television show that will enable Nigerian youth connect to fun, their...

  • Olu Akanmu joins Airtel as Chief Marketing Officer

    June 6, 2012 • PeopleComments Off on Olu Akanmu joins Airtel as Chief Marketing Officer

    Telecommunications Services Provider Airtel Nigeria has announced the appointment of Olu Akanmu as Chief Marketing Officer with effect from 1 June, 2012. Akanmu, an accomplished marketing professional, motivational speaker and seasoned manager, will lead...

  • Nigerian mobile operators shocked by poor service penalties

    May 15, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (4)

    A number of mobile telecommunication service providers in Nigeria have reacted with shock to the news that they have been slapped with poor quality of service penalties by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Many were of the opinion that they are...

  • Airtel Nigeria rated Best Operator by NCC

    May 11, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Telecommunications Services Provider Airtel Nigeria has been ranked the best operator for good quality of service by the Nigerian Communications Commission, based on the Commission’s Audit Report for March and April, 2012. According to the results published...