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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Multi-Links Telkom slashes internet access prices

Multi-Links Telkom Nigeria has announced the slashing of its Internet access charges.

The acting Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Multi-Links Telkom, Chris Bannister, was quoted in a press statement made available to ITRealms Online by the Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Mrs. Ijeoma Abazie, as saying that the slash in the cost of acquiring its Internet devices branded as Rocket Mobile Broadband was to make the offer more readily available for more subscribers.

The reduction Bannister said is also aimed at deepening the accessibility of the teeming Nigerian population to the Internet service via a reliable network that enables customers to surf on the World Wide Web without experiencing difficulties.

He cited an instance, saying that the cost of acquiring the EC 226 model which was N14, 000 has dropped to N12, 000, while the ZTE AC2710 model which was N14, 000 now sells for N8, 000.

On the other hand, the Rocket USB now sells for N10, 000 with free 24 hours access on Internet for one month after which the customer can change to any of the tariff plans on offer.

He noted that the tariff plans for the Internet subscriptions have been restructured to enable more people access the Multi-Links Telkom’s Internet services which is enjoying rave review by existing users of the products. He said that clear attention was paid to the market demographics which spell out the needs of the students, merchants and young professional in packaging the tariff reduction.

To complement the cost reduction on the Internet devices, Mr. Bannister said that the customers could enjoy Multi-Links Telkom’s low priced tariff plans, stressing that MyTime50, a 50-hour package with a validity window of 30days costs N3, 400, while MyTime100, a 100-hour package with a validity window of 60 days goes for N5,600, even as MyTime250, a 250-hour package, is another option for N9,900 has a validity window of 90 days.

The Rocket Mobile Broadband service is available at all locations in Nigeria with Multi-Links Telkom’s network presence.

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