Airtel Nigeria, Wednesday, officially rolled out the Home Broadband Service, which allows customers to share data with colleagues, friends and family members with a promise that the new package will empower telecoms consumers to have access to unlimited internet service at reasonable cost.
The new Airtel Home Broadband delivers superfast broadband service via data terminals such as dongle, MiFi androuters as it comes in various packages and affordable price range to suit the lifestyles of different customer segments.
Customers can get unlimited data on packages such as Unlimited 10, Unlimited 15 and Unlimited 20, which are offered at N10,000, N15,000 and N20,000 respectively and valid for 30 days.
According to Ahmad Mohkles, the chief commercial officer, Airtel Nigeria, the telco is changing the paradigm, breaking new frontiers and inspiring new behaviour in relation to data sharing and delivering seamless data to improve customer lifestyle and enable them take charge.
“Airtel is committed to pioneering innovation, superior data experience and affordability. Our new Unlimited is truly unlimited as we have stretched the threshold to deliver up to 100GB to telecoms consumers so that they can empower more people within their circle of influence,” he said.
Mohkles added, “With this new offering, we have initiated and inspired a paradigm shift that will promote community, deepen friendship bond and eventually lead to a more productive and prosperous society. We are proud of our new unlimited data package and the positive change it will create in the home broadband segment.”
Airtel brand ambassador, Gabriel Afolayan who played the role of Bayo in the Unlimited Home Broadband TVC, while speaking at the launch commended Airtel Nigeria for bring affordable data to customers.
In his words: “Data is life. And Airtel has just made life better for all customers through Home Broadband. It is a breath of fresh air and I must thank Airtel for making data more affordable and accessible to us all. Now, no more fear of sharing data with family and friends.”
To subscribe to the service on smartphones, customers are advised to dial 46210# for unlimited 10, 46215# for unlimited 15 and 46220# for unlimited 20.
Customers who wish to use the service for home broadband and on data terminals are required to get the MIFI / Router / Dongle at the nearest Airtel showroom or a designated Airtel agent.
Upon activating any of the unlimited plans, customers enjoy superfast data experience until a threshold is reached. After this, the data speed is throttled to a lower speed in line with the Fair Usage Policy. According to this policy, the threshold for Unlimited 10 is 40GB; unlimited 15 come with 65GB while unlimited 20 is 100GB, after which the speed comes to 256kpbs.
However, customers can continue to enjoy unlimited browsing until plan expires.