Nigeria’s latest entrant into the telecoms scene and advanced 4G/LTE network operator, NTEL, has announced an exciting pre-launch opportunity to early pre-subscribers as it prepares to enter the market.
According to the telecoms operator, the first batch of subscribers to reserve their numbers on the network and subsequently SIM-activate after launch, will be recognised as pioneers on Nigeria’s newest mobile network, marking them out as among those to reap the company’s promise of abundant broadband on it’s pure-play Advanced 4G/LTE network.
In a statement, NTEL’s Chief Executive Officer Kamar Abass said: “NTEL is a proudly Nigerian company fully committed to empowering Nigerians through a technologically advanced pure-play 4G/LTE network. We are offering pioneer status to the first batch of subscribers. Those who reserve their numbers, and subsequently SIM-activate with us, will be the vanguard of a select corps. of privileged subscribers.”
The number reservation campaign, which opened today, for the next one month, offers subscribers, who log on to NTEL’s website, www.ntel.com.ng, the opportunity to pick and reserve up to five numbers and, provided they register on time, will become NTEL pioneers.
The company, which made its first voice over LTE call in Lagos on February 25, is leading the way as Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE network.
NTEL is entering a vibrant market, with four established players, but it hopes to make a mark with its full commercial launch of high-definition voice, video and high-speed Internet Access over Advanced 4G/LTE. NTEL’s network is built on the 900/1800 Mhz, which is recognised as the most widely used frequencies for the deployment of 4G/LTE technology.
Commenting further, Abass noted that “We expect to see more than 50m 4G/LTEsubscribers in Nigeria by 2020 and NTELis delighted to be leading this transformation towards that critical mass of customers.”