MTN Nigeria Communication Plc will provide smartphone access to 365,000 Nigerians by 2023.
Through its device financing cooperation with Intelligra, the telecommunications company expects to accomplish this objective. This arrangement will enable consumers to get cell phones with a “buy now, pay later” option.
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Only approximately 44 percent of Nigerians have access to cell phones, according to the Alliance for Affordable Internet. Smartphones provide access to the digital world, but their exorbitant cost prevents many Nigerians from purchasing one.Infomation Guide Nigeria
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Speaking at the launch event, the Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Nigeria, Adia Sowho, said, “Smartphones have become the computer for many Nigerians today.
“Unfortunately, the high costs of these devices have made them out of reach for many. Factors such as forex fluctuation, chipset shortages, and inflation are continuously driving up the cost of phones.”
“By 2023, we want to achieve 1,000 units of devices daily transactions even as we onboard more outlets, especially in the North.”