Thursday, June 9, 2011


Plan Name Service Rental Data Cap Validity Period Code SMS to 127 Target Device
Instant Surf N100 10MB 24 hours *127*51#
‘51’ Handset
One Week N400 50MB 7 days *127*52# ‘52’ Handset
Always Micro N1,000 200MB 30 days *127*53# ‘53’ Handset
Always Macro N3,000 1,024MB (1GB) 30 days *127*54# ‘54’ Handset/Tablet

Saturday, June 4, 2011


Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the introduction of an innovative two identical Subscriber Identity Module cards.

The Airtel 2SIM offer comes with two matching numbers in one single starter pack and gives Airtel customers on the package access to several benefits including one kobo per second midnight call rate to a SIM partner, 10 Kobo per second call rate to SIM partner and 120 free monthly SMS.

The new offering is currently available to pre-paid customers, according to a statement made available to The Punch correspondent on Thursday by the Public Relations Manager of the telecoms firm, Mr. Emmanuel Otokhine.

Other benefits of the offer to customers would include one month subscription-free Caller Ring Back Tone and free delivery of Breaking News and ringtone from Airtel live to owners’ phone, the statement said.

Furthermore, the customers would have free access to Facebook and push email (gmail, hotmail, Yahoo, etc). These offers would be available on a 30-day promotional basis, Otokhine added.

Existing Airtel customers on Airtel 2Good Xtra and Airtel Big Family packages can also enjoy the benefits of Airtel 2SIM offerings by registering their Airtel SIM partner numbers.

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Rajan Swaroop, expressed delight at the new offer.

He said, “We are very pleased to announce that this new offer is currently available for our prepaid customers. At Airtel Nigeria, we always strive for leadership in everything we do, delivering world-class and innovative services.

“The double-SIM pack is a truly innovative and very relevant offer that is ideal for family, friends and associates as well as gives our customers access to a number of additional services.”

According to the statement, in line with the terms of the Airtel 2SIM card offering, Airtel customer who subscribes to the package will get free SMS and discounted call rates between the two numbers for life as long as the customer uses his line.

Additionally, each SIM card holder would benefit from free breaking news and free ringtones from Airtel Live portal for one month, the Airtel boss added.