In the era of digitalization, Naij.com leads the way for others. This follows an initiative in Africa recently launched in the early hours of today, June 18.
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, Naij.com has partnered with Opera Software and MTN to provide Nigerians and MTN subscribers, free mobile internet between June 18 and July 10, 2015.
Speaking at its launch Goke Olaegbe, Country Group Head at Naij.com, said: “If you are an MTN subscriber, you stand to get a free web-pass to read news on Naij.com.
“MTN users will be able to activate their free day of internet and will be able to browse all websites using Opera Mini.
“As a company committed to providing engaging online content for Nigerians, we’re thrilled to also provide them with a day of mobile internet,” he added.
Supporting the initiative, the vice president Africa for Opera Software, Richard Monday said: “Connecting more people, wherever they are and helping them to do more with their data will always be in the forefront of what we do at Opera. Partnerships like this are key to achieving our goals.”
Tsola Barrow, the acting chief enterprise solutions officer at MTN Business, also supported the initiative, stating: “This initiative is not only in line with our vision to deliver a bold, new digital world to our customers but also underpins our mission to make the lives of customers on Africa’s largest network a whole lot brighter.
"We also truly believe in the power of bringing people online via the devices they use every day. Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass helps take the fear out of using mobile internet for the first time.”
The game changing partnership held at the Federal Palace Hotel and Casino, Victoria Island, Lagos, offers a unique opportunity to bring mobile users online for the first time in Nigeria.
The initiative also gives room for MTN subscribers to have a taste of the internet and show its benefits.
What do you need to get started? It is easy! Just get an MTN sim card with Mobile Data on Android device. Go to opera mini browser and enjoy free surfing with Naij.com.
This initiative is made possible through Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass, which allows operators to package their data in a user-friendly way. At the click of a button, users can get online and explore what the mobile internet has to offer.
Hurry now, because there are only 40,000 passes available each day!
So, get a 24-hour web-pass and enjoy free internet with Naij.com, MTN and Opera. It’s that simple!
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