Abuja - Etisalat is lending support to Solo, the emerging global device manufacturing company, to drive the latter’s smartphone sales in the country.
The new partnership entails the mobile network operator offering Solo clients free data.
Etisalat would be providing six and 12 months free bundle data offerings respectively on two smartphone devices – Solo S350 and Solo S450 which were recently launched in Lagos.
The acting chief executive officer of Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher, expressed excitement over the new partnership, describing Etisalat and Solo as “two innovative brands focused on delighting telecoms customers in Nigeria.
“We are happy with this partnership because the Solo smartphone devices support our desire to offer the most rewarding and innovative telecommunications products and services to our customers,” he said.
The founder and global CEO of Solo, Tayo Ogundipe, expressed delight that “Etisalat has offered his company a platform to reach the Nigerian market with innovations bound to take the market by storm in the way that only a partnership with Etisalat can.”
The Solo S350 is a 3.5” screen Android Jelly Bean 4.1 device with Dual SIM capabilities, 4GB of Internal memory with 8GB of SD card, which is expandable up to 32GB.
The device comes bundled with Solo Music, Solo proprietary content experience that offers free, unlimited streaming and download access to up to 20 million songs for the life of the device.
The S450 is a 4.5” screen, Android Jelly Bean 4.2 with Dual SIM capabilities and 16GB of internal memory, coupled with SD card capabilities of up to 32GB. It also comes bundled with Solo Music, proprietary content experience that offers free, unlimited streaming and download access to up to 20 million songs for the life of the device.
– CAJ News