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Airtel introduces Specialized Packages for Corporate, SME & HNIs

By Emmanuel Otokhine

Lagos, September 29, 2011. Riding on its promise to provide more value to subscribers on its network, leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, has launched new pocket-friendly packages tailored for corporate organisations, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), post-paid individuals and BlackBerry users.

The new packages, which offer attractive tariffs including generous data volumes, will now make it possible for Airtel customers on this platforms to communicate freely with ease and use their data enabled devices without burning holes in their pockets.

According to Deepak Srivastava, Airtel's Chief Operating Officer, the latest development is in line with its commitment in endearing the brand to Nigerians with affordable telecoms solutions for their delights.

He said the package was conceived to address the needs of its customers in various segments namely: Corporate Organisations, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME), individual postpaid customers and BlackBerry users.

For Corporate organisations to benefit from the latest offer, Srivastava revealed that three distinctive categories namely Corporate Plus; Corporate Pro and Corporate Premium have been created, each of which comes with its own unique voice, SMS and data tariffs. Also, free talk minutes, sms and data of up to 1GB is available. Customers under a Close User Group (CUG) of 100 staff and above can make Airtel to Airtel calls for 17k/sec and 25k/sec to other networks.

For the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), the plan is split two-ways namely; SME Plus and SME Pro. Both plans have discounted tariffs in voice (including international calls) for 17k/sec and 30k/sec to other networks, SMS and data. In addition, there is free airtime, complimentary data and up 30 free SMSes. A SME should have 10 to 99 lines under the CUG to benefit from this plan.

Under the Retail or individual category, there are four different plans; The Advance plan (annual), Intermediate plan (monthly), Basic and Family plans. Here, it is possible to make 15k/sec for Airtel to Airtel calls and 25k/sec to other networks. Also, free calls, SMS and data as well as up to 150 free CUG minutes is available.

To complete the customer cycle, BlackBerry users were not left out in the package plans as Srivastava stated. He said the company is offering heavily discounted monthly subscription in both the Enterprise and Internet services with free CUG Airtel to Airtel airtime.

“Airtel is aware of the critical role the Small and Medium Enterprises play as the engine of growth in any economy especially in Nigeria, hence the need for us to focus on assisting this segment achieve their goals of which communication plays a critical role. In the same vein, we also recognise that the corporate world is just as important for growth and development, therefore, the need to empower the corporate sector with telecoms offerings that will make life and business more enjoyable and profitable became necessary”, Srivastava reiterated.

“We are restating unequivocally here that we are not going to rest on our oars on the delivery of quality products and services to our customers irrespective of class as we move closer to fulfilling our promise of being the most loved brand in the daily lives of Nigerians.”




Deepak Srivastava, Chief Operating Officer, Airtel Nigeria (middle); Rajiv Sehgal, Director, Business Enterprise Solutions, Airtel Nigeria (left); and Inusa Bello, Chief Sales & Distribution Officer, Airtel Nigeria, during the launch of Airtel's new post paid, corporate and Small Scale and Medium Enterprises (SME) value proposition in Lagos...today


Deepak Srivastava, Chief Operating Officer, Airtel Nigeria (centre); Rajiv Sehgal, Director, Business Enterprise Solutions, Airtel Nigeria (left); and Inusa Bello, Chief Sales & Distribution Officer, Airtel Nigeria, during the launch of Airtel's new post paid, corporate and Small Scale and Medium Enterprises (SME) value proposition in Lagos...today


Deepak Srivastava, Chief Operating Officer, Airtel Nigeria (1st from right ); Rajiv Sehgal, Director, Business Enterprise Solutions, Airtel Nigeria (middle); and Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Head, Brand Communications, Airtel Nigeria, during the launch of Airtel's new post paid, corporate and Small Scale and Medium Enterprises (SME) value proposition in Lagos...today


Deepak Srivastava, Chief Operating Officer, Airtel Nigeria (left) and Inusa Bello, Chief Sales & Distribution Officer, Airtel Nigeria, during the launch of Airtel's new post paid, corporate and Small Scale and Medium Enterprises (SME) value proposition in Lagos...today


Deepak Srivastava, Chief Operating Officer, Airtel Nigeria (1st from right ); Rajiv Sehgal, Director, Business Enterprise Solutions, Airtel Nigeria (middle); and Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Head, Brand Communications, Airtel Nigeria, during the launch of Airtel's new post paid, corporate and Small Scale and Medium Enterprises (SME) value proposition in Lagos...today


Deepak Srivastava, Chief Operating Officer, Airtel Nigeria (2nd from left); Rajiv Sehgal, Director, Business Enterprise Solutions, Airtel Nigeria (right); Inusa Bello, Chief Sales & Distribution Officer, Airtel Nigeria; Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Head, Brand Communications, Airtel Nigeria; and Oladokun Oye, during the launch of Airtel's new post paid, corporate and Small Scale and Medium Enterprises (SME) value proposition in Lagos...today

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