Zambia: Airtel Unveils New Promo

AIRTEL Zambia has launched a new promotion that will enable customers get 10 times discounted calling minutes, short message service (sms)and five times data every day.

Airtel Zambia managing director Fayaz King said in Lusaka yesterday that the telecommunication firm was interested in providing affordable rates to all customers and this is one such initiative that would be used to achieve that goal

"Customers will get 10 times more on calling minutes, SMS and five times data at a discounted rate. Voice calling being charged at KR0.002/K2 per second, SMS at KR0.002/K2 and data at KR0.002/K2 once the customer reaches their set daily target.

"The promotion is targeted at pre -paid customers and assures them of 10 times more calling minutes and sms for Airtel to Airtel as well as five times more data," he said in a statement released by Airtel head of corporate communications and Government relations Chabuka Kawesha.

Mr King further said that customers would receive a usage threshold which they should attain daily to enjoy 10 times more on calling minutes, sms and five times data which would be allocated instantly.

"The usage thresholds are from as low as KR1 to KR50."

"Our customers play a very critical role in the development of Zambia and taking the economy to the next level. All of us have to work together to create an environment conducive for enriching everyone in Zambia."

He said the benefit on mega X promotion is that, once customers enrol onto the programme by dialling *141# they will receive their usage threshold and would be able to receive calling minutes and sms 10 times the amount they would spend in a day upon meeting it.

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