Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

28 December 2012

Tanzania: Tigo Introduces Cheap International Call Package

WITH the festive season in full swing, Tigo has come up with an unprecedented promotion for its subscribers.

The Tigo Xtreme pack enables the mobile phone provider's customers to make international calls to UK, USA, Canada, India, Hong Kong and China, with additional five minutes for only 150/-.

'We always think of our consumer's needs throughout the year and understand our subscribers' need to speak to their loved ones and friends across the globe as the year draws to an end," said Tigo Marketing Officer Jacqueline Nnunduma. She said the communication firm has slashed the cost of calling abroad, with the Xtreme pack offering huge saving.

To connect to the Tigo international Xtreme package, customers have to simply send the word 'Nje' or 'International' to 15509 and be able to call the UK, USA, Canada, India, Hong Kong or China for five minutes at 150/-. The customers however must subscribe to the Xtreme pack by sending the word Xtreme to 15509 for 450/-.

The package validity will be 24 hours. Tigo which started operating in the country in 1994 currently covers 26 regions in mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar. Tigo is part of Millicom International Cellular S.A (MIC), which provides cellular telephony services to over 43 million customers in 13 emerging markets in Africa and Latin America.

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