Lagos - To commemorate its five years of operations, Etisalat is offering
its customers an
opportunity to join in the celebrations through a special promotion.
Acting Chief Executive Officer, Matthew Willsher, said the special reward offer
called “Etisalat Gem” was part of the company’s initiatives of showing
appreciation to customers who have remained royal to the brand over the years.
He said any customer on the network who uses between N10 000 to N30 000 monthly
gets an Etisalat dongle with 500MB data monthly for six months and free 10
minutes calls plus 50 short Etisalat to Etisalat SMSs.
Willsher added that customers who used between N50 000 and above, would get
free devices ranging from smartphones, N160 000 shopping vouchers, invitations to
Etisalat exclusive events, free calls and SMSs on their birthdays, Etisalat
High Value Identity cards as well as free VIP tickets to watch world famous
soccer side, Barcelona, live at their Nou Camp home ground.
Customers with a minimum balance of N5 000 before traveling will receive calls
for free when roaming in select destinations around the world including
the United Kingdom, South Africa, Saudi Arabia and The Netherlands.
Reflecting on the achievements of the company in the past five years, Willsher said
that although Etisalat was the last entrant into the Nigerian telecommunication
sector, it had revolutionized the sector.
“Many will recall the high cost of communication when we launched. Now, things
have changed a great deal. Etisalat has been able to offer competitive products
and services to Nigerians which have forced down the cost of keeping in touch
with family, friends and business associates,” he said.
He assured customers that the network will continue to improve their experience
on the network.
Etisalat launched operation in Nigeria in 2008, and has risen to become
Nigeria’s third largest mobile network operator with a subscriber base of 16
The figure represents more than 13 percent of the country’s total subscriber
– CAJ News