Visafone launches free browsing WiFi hotspots
MOBILE| June 24, 2012, 4:09 p.m.
Visafone Communications Limited, a leading Code Division and Multiple Access (CDMA) operator, has launched WiFi hotspots offering free browsing nationwide.
The Managing Director of Visafone, Sailesh Iyer, said in a statement that the initiative will once more provide an opportunity for Visafone customers to enjoy unbeatable and superfast Visa internet free browsing on their diverse devices.
According to him: “Visafone customers can walk into any of the 18 designated Visafone Major shops across Nigeria between 8.00am to 6.00pm; Mondays to Fridays with their laptops, iPads, iPhones, tablets and other WiFi-enabled devices to enjoy a superb browsing experience.”
The Head of Customer Care of Visafone, Lynda Amechi, said: “This is another initiative designed to give our customers greater joy in choosing to partner with us,” urging, Visafone customers to take advantage of this offering and maximize the joy of communication
The Head of Corporate Communications, Joseph Ushigiale, said customers in Lagos will have the opportunity to enjoy this initiative in any of the following shops close to them; 26 Isaac John Ikeja;60 Awolowo road Ikoyi;2nd Avenue FESTAC;36 Saka Tinubu; 101 Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island and 44 Adeniran Ogunsanya Surulere.
In the same vein, Visafone customers resident in Benin and Warri can browse free at Visafone shops located on Adesuwa road, Benin and 72 Effurun Sapele road, Warri. While customers who reside in Abuja will enjoy the free WiFi hotspot browsing in Visafone shops located in 374 Adetokunbo Ademola Wuse 11; 3rd Avenue Gwarimpa; Hilton; Garki Ultra Modern Market and 1 Yobe close Maitama; Abuja.
Customers living in Kano and Enugu states can visit Visafone shops in 69 Murtala Mohammed way Kano and 187 Ogui road Enugu, to enjoy this free browsing offering.
Visafone shops located on 44A Perekule GRA Ph 2 Port Harcourt; 7 Edem Udo Eket and 96 Aka road Uyo will take care of residents of Port Harcourt, Rivers state and Akwa Ibom state respectively.
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