In line with its commitment to connect the next billion users, Nokia and Airtel Nigeria, have partnered to provide new data offerings for customers to access their favorite social media networks on their Nokia Asha devices.
The new offering enables Airtel customers across the country to get free access to WhatsApp and Facebook Unlimited bundles on the new Nokia Asha 210, Asha 501 as well as all existing Asha devices for the first six months.
The offer is open to all new and existing Airtel customers using the new Nokia Asha 210, Asha 501 as well as all existing Asha devices for the first six months.
General Manager, Nokia West Africa, Chris Brown explains that this is part of Nokia’s plan to extend its Asha range of smartphones to more customers in Nigeria, especially those looking at owning their first data enabled smartphone. “Through this partnership we are creating an opportunity for our customers to enjoy seamless social networking with friends, family and colleagues through Facebook, as well as being able to chat through WhatsApp,” he said.
To activate the WhatsApp bundle, customers are to text the keyword ‘WA’ to 948 while those who wants to enjoy free Facebook service are to text ‘FB’ to 688.
The Chief Sales Officer of Airtel, Inusa Bello, said “We are proud to partner with Nokia in delivering value to Nigerians in a bid to enhance their social, economic and technological output. The WhatsApp and Facebook offer on these two Nokia Smartphones provides another opportunity for Nigerians to enjoy Airtel’s robust internet services across the country that rides on its superior and widest 3.75g service”.
The Airtel WhatsApp and Facebook bundles are unlimited.
HOW TO ACTIVATE?
To activate the WhatsApp bundle, text ‘WA’ to 948 while those who wants to enjoy free Facebook service are to text ‘FB’ to 688.