Wednesday, August 22, 2007

MTS donates to Police

MTSFirst Wireless Limited, has donated a set of three special emergency telephone lines to the Nigeria Police at Ikoyi-Lagos, to boost the communications network of the law enforcement agency in its overall operations to stem the tides of rising wave of crime in the state.

The hot-lines made available include two handheld lines with numbers: 01-7268024, 01-7268025 and a table-top phone with number: 01-7268020.

Making the donation to the Divisional Police Officer, Superintendent, Victor Okon-Otoyo, at his Ikoyi office by a team of MTS officials led by Mr. Obi Almona, Head of Logistics, MTS, said that the gesture is in line with the company’s corporate social responsibility.

“It is also an expression of care and concern for residents of Ikoyi as MTS marks its third commercial launch anniversary,” Mr. Almona said.

Speaking after receiving the phones on behalf of his division, Mr. Okon-Otoyo said the support shown by the telecommunications provider, would go a long way toward meeting the communication needs of modern crime fighting.

He also promised that the phones would be adequately utilized for public service.

“Fighting crime without communications is mundane, and MTS has with this gesture helped to ease existing communications gap within his division,” he said.

A press statement from MTS informed that in celebration of its anniversary, the telco recently launched a week long promotion, which saw MTS rewarding subscribers, including Business Centre Operators (BCOs) with 10 per cent bonus airtime on every recharge card loaded.

Also, MTS said the promo has afford prospective customers a chance to experience its unique quality and flexibility in an unbeatable phone price slash even as the company continues to excite its subscribers with free, unlimited on-net calls at off-peak period from Monday to Friday and a marathon free on-net delight at weekend.

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