Since yesterday, (October 26th), Airtel customers has started getting more than six (6) times the value of every recharge on their line. This was the revelation of the company in a statement issued yesterday.
The customer largesse is coming from Airtel to rejig its SmartConnect package, which will offer additional bonuses to customers on every recharge.
SmartConnect is Airtel’s premium default bonus plan specifically designed for new prepaid customers.
Once a customer buys a new SIM, registers and inserts it in a device, he/she begins to enjoy the 6 times bonus in addition to other bonuses on every recharge of N100 and above.
When a customer recharges with N100, he/she gets N100 in his main account and receives a bonus of N250 for voice calls to all networks, N250 for data (50MB), with an additional N100 airtime to call family & friends, and an extra bonus of N100 for Whatsapp, Twitter, Facebook and BBM, which makes a total of N800 airtime on every N100 recharge.
A recharge of N1000 gives N2,500 bonus for calls to all networks, another N2,500 bonus for data (500MB) and N1000 airtime for calls to family & friends. Customers will also receive extra N1000 airtime for access to social media.
To enjoy the family and friends bonuses on every recharge, Customers should add up to four Airtel numbers as Family & Friends, by dialing *311*2*Airtel Number#. To enjoy the free social bonus on every recharge, customers need to install Whatsapp, Twitter, Facebook and BBM on their phones.
According to Airtel, airtime in the main account will remain valid until exhausted while all bonuses have a 7-day validity. Customers can roll over all bonuses as long as they recharge within 7 days else all unused bonuses will be lost. Customers can dial *126*PIN# to recharge and dial*123# to check account balance.
Commenting on the newly revamped SmartConnect package, Chief Commercial Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Ahmad Mokhles, said the company is committed to providing real opportunities to empower telecoms consumers to achieve their dreams and actualize their desires regardless of income level, status or location.
The company reassured that it will continue to deliver easy, simple, practical and innovative products and services that will help customers to stay connected to business associates, friends and family members, noting that the SmartConnect package comes with unmatched benefits, especially at this point when customers demand more value on every naira spent.