Switch seamlessly between free and data modes with Etisalat Facebook Flex

by | Mar 6, 2017

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Do you know you can stay connected with your friends and family on Facebook and also access other basic internet services at absolutely no cost?

Etisalat Nigeria has partnered with the world’s leading social networking site, Facebook to introduce an innovative service called Facebook Flex.

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L-R Global Director,Mobile partnerships, Facebook, Francisco Varela; Vice- President, Product, Kampe Health Services, Odunayo Adekoya; Director, Digital Business, Etisalat Nigeria, Adia Sowho; and Chief Executive Officer, Matthew Willsher

This new feature allows subscribers on the Etisalat network to chat, post, comment, like or share content for free with friends and families.

Director, Digital Business, Etisalat Nigeria, Adia Sowho, said “We are happy to announce that we now offer our subscribers free access to Facebook any time so they can stay in touch with their friends and family members. The new feature, Facebook Flex, gives real time access without having to pay data charges and further helps to boost broadband utilisation in Nigeria by reducing affordability barriers while at the same time increasing access of more Nigerians to the Internet”.

There are more than 85 services included in Free Basics which Etisalat subscribers can use for free. Entrepreneurs and app developers in Nigeria can take advantage of this free access to the Internet to create solutions to problems in their communities.

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