Tuesday, July 26, 2011

ETISALAT LAUNCHES APPLICATION STORE IN NIGERIA & OTHERs

As part of Etisalat Group commitment to serve its customers round the clock and following the recent successful launch of first Sub-Saharan Africa operator branded application store in Tanzania, Etisalat continues to roll out more apps stores across its international operations.
Today, Etisalat announced the commercial launch of first application store in Nigeria.
The service was introduced in partnership between Etisalat and Emitac Mobile Solutions (EMS). The new offering provides Etisalat Nigeria BlackBerry smartphone users the access to a wide array of locally relevant contents.
Users can now discover, download and enjoy a wide array of mobile applications for their BlackBerry smartphone in a variety of categories including entertainment, games, social networking, news, weather and productivity.
Among "Etisalat Nigeria" many first historic services in Nigeria and Africa, this new service offering aims also to encourage Young Nigerian apps developers to design stellar and innovative apps that enhance users experience and at the same time nourishes local talent and creating commercial opportunities for them.
Mr. Essa Al Haddad, Etisalat Group Chief Marketing Officer, said, "We are delighted to introduce first in Sub-Saharan Africa operator branded apps store. This is another milestone for Etisalat Group. "Zantel" was our first station " Nigeria" the second in raw and more on the pipeline.
Al Haddad added, "The elevated demand for BlackBerry apps in Africa is behind this move besides, our continuous commitment to Nigeria and the Nigeria's applications developer's to bring the latest in technology and applications to the market. We look forward to seeing rich catalog of personal and business oriented apps produced in Nigeria."
Al Haddad stated, "Partnering with a company such as EMS will enable transformational of end-user experiences in Nigeria and Africa and deliver on our promise to change the communications experience of our customers and the way people communicate."
Mr. Babar Khan, CEO, EMS, said, "Our partnership with Etisalat is substantial. We are very excited to venture the new app store platform with Etisalat in Nigeria. This will be a rich content experience for all BlackBerry users. Fully branded Etisalat portal allows customers to browse for the particular apps, ringtones, download Nigeria specific content or receive latest relevant news from trusted African publisher. Device personalization section of the portal will allow customers to turns BlackBerry device into a cool, customized and truly different device."
In order to access the service and enjoy a pool of application, information and entertainment services, customers just need to click on the link:
http://www.etisalat.com.ng/appstore directly from their Blackberry device.
Etisalat apps store application will be automatically installed on the smartphone.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

GLOBACOM NIGERIA UNVEILs GLO 1DERFUL OFFER TARIFF PLAN

Glo 1derful offer is a repaid tariff plan which rewards Glo customer with free minute on a call for every minute spent on the call.
The customer pays for one minute and gets the next minute of that call free, irrespective of the call being onnet or offnet.
Features:
Pay for one minute, Glo pays for the next minute of the call Effective rate as low as:

N7.50 /min for onnet calls and N12.50 / min for offnet calls
20 FREE Glo-to-Glo SMS per month
10 % to 20 % FREE Glo-to-Glo Bonus Talktime on every recharge of N 1000 & above 35 Hours FREE Glo-to-Glo Talktime per week, from 12 midnight to 5 am, upon usage of N 500 in previous week.
Rates and Charges:
Call Rates Glo to Glo N15 / min
Glo to Any Network N25 / min

Eligibility:
The Glo 1derful offer portfolio is available to all Glo prepaid customers throughout Nigeria.

How to Subscribe / Migrate:
New and existing customers need only follow the instructions below to enjoy the wonderful package:
Dial *100 *11 *1# Send or Reply 1 to confirm

Life Cycle for Glo 1derful ACTIVE PERIOD:
In this period, complete access to the prepaid service is available. You can make calls, receive calls, and recharge your account, To remain in this period, call, send SMS, or recharge at least once within 90 days.

INACTIVE/ GRACE PERIOD (30 DAYS):
If a customer does not recharge at least once within 90 days, the customer will enter Inactive / Grace period.

ACCOUNT EXPIRY: If you do not recharge during the inactive period, your line will be disconnected and cannot be used anymore.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

LEAKED: ETISALAT NIGERIA MIGHT BE OFFERING FREE 90 DAYS FACEBOOK ACCESS TO SUBSCRIBERs

Today Facebook Announced a product named Facebook For Every Phone.
Quote From Facebook:
"At Facebook, we work to ensure people around the world have a great Facebook experience no matter where they are or how they access our site. Today, we're launching the new Facebook for Every Phone app, which offers a fast and comprehensive Facebook experience on over 2 ,500 different phones.
This app not only includes Facebook’s most popular features, such as News Feed, Inbox, and Photos, but also enables you to upload photos and find friends from your phone’s contacts.
People all over the world can download the app by visiting m.facebook.com and scrolling down to the download link, or by entering d.facebook.com/install directly into their mobile browser.
You can also find it in leading app stores, including GetJar, Appia, and Mobile Weaver.
We also want to make sure the Facebook for Every Phone app is affordable to try and use, which is why we’ve collaborated with many carriers worldwide (see list below) to offer you free data access to this app for 90 days. This experience is optimized to use less data than other Java apps or mobile sites, making it much more affordable for people to use when the 90- day period ends. The Facebook for Every Phone app will be available globally on Java- enabled phones starting today, and we are working on making the app compatible with even more handsets in the future. With one easy download of this app, get all of what Facebook has to offer on your mobile device so you can stay connected with your family and friends wherever you are.
Carriers offering free data access for a limited time:
• Aircel (India)
• Airtel (India)
• Banglalink (Bangladesh)
• Beeline (Russia)
• Celcom (Malaysia)
• Etisalat (Egypt, Nigeria)
• Globe (Philippines)
• Idea (India)
• Indosat (Indonesia)
• O2 Telefonica (Germany)
• Reliance (India)
• Smart (Philippines)
• Smartfren (Indonesia)
• Telkomsel (Indonesia)
• Three (Indonesia, United Kingdom)
• TIM (Brazil)
• TMN (Portugal)
• Ufone (Pakistan)
• Vodafone (Turkey)
• XL (Indonesia)
Ran, a mobile growth manager at Facebook, loves using T9 again to update his Facebook status.
Facebook for Every Phone By Facebook Mobile"

NOTE: The above statement was said by Facebook and not by NigeriaTelecomNews,thanks.

GLO NIGERIA REWARDs CUSTOMER UPON SIM REGISTRATION

GLO SIM Registration Incentive Promotion offers rewards to customers who register their SIMs.
Rewards:
Guaranteed 30 minutes free airtime (10) minutes per month for 3 months.
All expense-paid trip to Manchester OR Dubai to 60 registered customers (20 per month for 3 months).
N20 ,000 airtime to 300 lucky winners(100 per month for 3 months).
All the above are up for grabs on a recharge of N500 and above.
Text "reg" to "3456 " to confirm if your SIM is registered or not.
Register your Glo Sim today at GloWorld, GloZone or with any Glo Dealer or Agent near you. Promo ends September 28 , 2011.
Note: According to NCC regulation, all SIM cards must be registered on or before 28 th of September 2011

GLO NIGERIA & NOKIA UNVEIL GLO MEGA DEAL

Globacom, and world’s leading phone manufacturers, Nokia, is launching a unique bundle offer for Nokia handsets called Glo Mega Deals. What is the MEGA DEAL? The Glo Mega Deal is an array of bundled benefits tailored to suit handsets and devices. The Glo/Nokia partnership ensures that there is a bundle offer available for different cadres of people. It encompasses a total of 7 select Nokia handsets that offer the consumer different options and flexibility.
Premium Plan:
The Glo Mega Deal- Premium Plan offers to Every Nokia N8 , E7 and E6 6 GB @ N7500 with a 180 days validity Free Calls Everyday from 12 AM – 5AM Up to 20 % extra bonus on recharge
Lite Plan:
The Glo Mega Deal- Lite Plan offers to Every Nokia E5 and C3 200 MB @ N1000 with a 30 day validity Free Calls Everyday from 12 AM – 5AM Up to 20 % extra bonus on recharge
Classic Plan:
The Glo Mega Deal- Classic Plan Offers to Every Nokia 1616 and 1800 Recharge N300 or more monthly and get N200 glo to glo airtime every month for 12 months. Free Calls Everyday from 12 AM – 5AM Up to 20 % extra bonus on recharge
Activation:
The Glo Mega Deal can be activated by sending a single keyword to a short code 411 ; To enjoy the Nokia Classic Plan : Text “ Classic ” to 411 To enjoy the Nokia Lite Plan : Text “ Lite ” to 411 To enjoy the Nokia Premium Plan : Text “ Premium ” to 411
Note: **The Glo Mega Deal is only available for new Glo customers who have been active from 1 st January 2011 **

Sunday, July 3, 2011

NIGERIA TELECOM NEWS MIGHT BE GOING ON A LONG BREAK DUE TO SOME REASONs

Yes! We might be going on a long break due to unforeseen circumstances, but we hope to be back soon...
Please Bear with us, regards to all our fans out there..

MTN NIGERIA DROPs SOCIAL & MESSAGING BLACKBERRY PLAN

BlackBerry® Packages from MTN

SERVICE PLAN

FEATURES

VALIDITY

PRICE

ACTIVATION CODE

BlackBerry® Internet Service ( BIS)

  • 10 Email accounts
  • BB Messenger
  • Unlimited 24/7 internet access
  • Instant Messaging
  • App world - Business and entertainment Applications

WEEKLY
( 7 days)

N1,000

Text BBWEEK to 21600

MONTHLY
(30 days)

N3,000

Text BIS to 21600

QUARTERLY ( 90 days)

N8,000

Text BBQ to 21600

BlackBerry® Messaging Bundle

  • 10 Email Account
  • BB messenger
  • Instant messaging,
  • Browsing and Social networking restricted.

WEEKLY
( 7 days)

N450

Text BBMWEEK to 21600

MONTHLY
( 30 days)

N1,500

Text BBM to 21600

BlackBerry® Social Bundle

  • BB Messenger
  • Instant messaging
  • Unlimited social networking
  • Browsing and push mail restricted

WEEKLY
( 7 days)

N450

Text BBSWEEK to 21600

MONTHLY

N1,500

Text BBS to 21600