Airtel, SOLO, Renmoney Offer Free Smartphones to Nigerians
Airtel Nigeria, SOLO and RenMoney have partnered to offer telecoms consumers across the country an opportunity to own premium, quality smart-phones for free, without charge.
Under this partnership, customers can subscribe to the special Smartphone bunde from Airtel for just N4, 150/month for 12months and walk away with the SOLO Aspire M for free. This special Smartphone bundle gives telecoms consumers 1GB data plan; 60minutes voice call, 60 SMS and unlimited social media access, monthly.
This exciting offer is in line with the partners’ quest to democratize mobile Internet access and ownership while empowering more telecoms consumers to connect with the larger society as well as fulfill their personal, professional and business endeavours; uninhibited by rising costs and reducing purchasing power.
Commenting on the partnership with SOLO, Ahmad Mokhles, Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Nigeria, said the telco is committed to creating opportunities that will enable telecoms consumers enjoy the very best of mobile experience by providing innovative solutions that enrich a customers’ life.
“With our wide spectrum coverage and super-fast data services, Airtel is well positioned as Nigeria’s number one mobile Internet company, offering telecoms consumers bespoke and innovative value offerings that will empower them to succeed in their respective endeavors.”
Speaking on the rationale for the package, Tayo Ogundipe, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of SOLO said: “Accelerating smartphone adoption in Nigeria is critical to delivering the rich experience that SOLO brings to market. Our Partnership with Airtel and RenMoney is designed to change the game and bring to Nigeria, the same mechanism that has propelled Smartphone adoption in developed markets.
“At a time of difficult economic conditions across Africa, making smartphones affordable especially for the mass market requires fresh thinking and innovative ideas. That’s SOLO’s DNA and we are proud to be part of the team that’s delivering this unique solution in Nigeria.”
To fulfill the monthly N4,150 bundle obligations, customers are required to recharge their lines with corresponding airtime value after obtaining the device.
With this new offer, customers can walk into Airtel retail outlets or select phone stores across the country to pick up a brand-new SOLO Aspire M.
The SOLO Aspire M is a 5inch Dual SIM smartphone that runs on Android 5.1 operating system, with 8GB ROM and 1GB RAM. The offer is a pocket-friendly route to ownership of a smartphone with the added benefit of equivalent value of data, voice call and social media access; giving consumers 12months of consistent service and ownership.