Etisalat slashes tariffs for 2013 Hajj

By The Citizen

Mobile phone operator, Etisalat Nigeria, has disclosed that from September 1st to November 30th 2013, its new and existing customers travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform the holy pilgrimage would enjoy discounted rates on local calls in Saudi Arabia, calls to Nigeria, SMS and data services respectively.

Director, Business Segments, Etisalat Nigeria, Lucas Dada in a statement said the Etisalat Hajj Promo will give customers on the network great discounts on outgoing calls to Nigeria at N30 per minute, local calls within Saudi Arabia at N30 per minute and N20 per SMS, with a data package for as low as 1 kobo per KB for all pay as you go data plans.

He added that all incoming calls and SMS received in the holy land during the promo period will be totally free of charge.

According to him, the promo which is in its fourth year was designed to help customers stay in touch with their family, friends and business associates in several places across the globe including Saudi Arabia at a very low cost.

'The Hajj Special enables customers to seamlessly and conveniently stay connected to family and friends while performing Hajj by providing heavily discounted rates on calls to Nigeria, local calls in Saudi, SMS and data services,' he said.

Under the promo, customers can also conveniently travel with recharge cards as well as receive e-top up.