Over 3, 000 winners in Etisalat promo

MOBILE

|
Image: By BiztechAfrica
Over 3, 000 winners in Etisalat promo

Etisalat Nigeria has rewarded lucky winners of its 9ja Free Credit Promo.

The prize presentation at its Ikeja Experience Centre saw numerous Etisalat customers go home with different mobile devices from dual-SIM phones, Blackberry phones, Etisalat Gaga Smartphones and tablets. Over 3,740 winners have emerged since the commencement of the promo on July 5, with prizes being presented to winners at various Etisalat offices around the country.

Speaking at the event, Head, Mass Market Segment, Etisalat Nigeria, Idowu Adesokan, said the promo was just one of the ways Etisalat is saying ‘thank you’ to its loyal subscribers, and restated the brand’s commitment to enriching the lives of its ever-growing subscriber base. “Because the consumer is at the heart of everything we do, we are always looking for innovative ways to reward customer loyalty and put smiles on their faces,” he said.

One of the winners, Desmond Igbinedion, expressed joy at the gesture. He recounted that at first, he was skeptical about the authenticity of the win when he got an SMS informing him that he had won an Etisalat tablet. “I couldn’t believe it when I was told that I had won a device from Etisalat. I have never believed in promos, and even as I hold my phone, I still haven’t woken up from the shock,” he said.  

For Diala Kelechi, a businessman, the prize couldn’t have come at a better time, as he had actually been planning to buy a new phone when he received a text message stating that he had won a phone from Etisalat. “It came as a pleasant surprise and I’m so happy to be part of the winners today,” he said.

Explaining the mechanics of the revamped 9ja Free Credit Promo, Specialist, Consumer Segment Marketing at Etisalat Nigeria, Ugonma Akhibge, said that customers who recharge within five minutes of every hour, every day in the months of July and August will qualify for the draw to win Dual SIM phones, Blackberry Curve 4, Etisalat Gaga smartphones, Acer, Samsung GIO and Etisalat tablet, every five minutes, 24 hours a day. In total, she said, Etisalat would give out 288 phones every day.

“The promo is open to registered new and existing prepaid customers. Draws would be done for every recharge within five minutes of every hour, and the more the customer recharges the higher his or her chances of winning. However, a customer can only win once during the promo,” she concluded.



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

comments powered by Disqus

MORE MOBILE NEWS

255 new mobile stations for Senegal pilgrimage

A total of 255 new mobile stations or BTS antennas have been made available in Senegal by SONATEL to cater for millions of Mouride believers who have gathered to the ‘holy city’ of Touba for their annual religious pilgrimage called ‘Magal de Touba’. Read More

Airtel customers to pay for Nairobi parking with Airtel Money

Bharti Airtel has partnered with Jambo Pay and Nairobi City County to introduce a payment option for parking fees via the Airtel Money platform. Read More

4G tests must be free, warns Senegal regulator

Senegal’s telecommunication regulator last week warned telecommunications companies not to charge users during their 4G tests. Read More

Ghana Telecoms Chamber, UNICEF launch Africa against Ebola SMS campaign

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, together with UNICEF, has officially launched the Africa against Ebola Solidarity SMS Campaign. Read More

Safaricom launches LTE Advanced

Safaricom has launched its LTE Advanced (4G) proposition in Kenya. Read More

MTN apologises to SA customers for network disruptions

MTN has issued an apology to South African customers affected by service disruptions in the past two weeks. Read More

The delivery of international SMS: outlook for 2025

Marking the 22nd anniversary of the first SMS, BICS says SMS will enjoy a healthy future, at least for the next 10 years. Read More

Chris wins Ghana Vodafone Icons 2014 in grand style

The auditorium of Ghana’s national theatre came to a standstill on Wednesday night as the master of ceremonies for the occasion announced Chris as the  overall winner of the 2014 Vodafone Icon contest. Read More

Airtel Ghana sweeps PR Excellence Awards

Maame Dufie Cudjoe, Kwame Gyan, Hannah Agbozo, Edward Sasu Appiah, Lucy Quist and Donald Gwira Airtel Ghana, Telecommunications giant and winner of CIMG Marketing Oriented Company of the Year, has won five awards at the 2014 Institute of Public Relations Excellence Awards.  Read More

Who wins Vodafone Icons 2014?

Come Wednesday, the final five Vodafone Icons contestants will battle it out and trill music fans to their wonderful compositions to climax this year’s Remix Edition of Vodafone Icons at the National Theatre.  Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoice

FEATURED STORY

PWC: Optimism abounds but a bumpy journey ahead for somePWC: Optimism abounds but a bumpy journey ahead for some

PwC’s ‘Capital Projects & infrastructure in East Africa, Southern Africa and West Africa,’ report says infrastructure spend in the region is projected to reach $180bn per annum by 2025.

IN DEPTH

Africa lags on digital migration Africa lags on digital migration

Only three African countries have so far completed the digital migration process, and serious issues are hampering the migration in other nations.