Showers of Gifts as 9mobile Deploys 4G LTE in Kano
Nigeria’s leading innovative and customer-friendly telecommunication company, 9mobile, over the weekend set the ancient city of Kano agog as it showered residents with mouth-watering gifts and fun-filled entertainment amidst the expansion of its4G-LTE service in the commercial city.
Ado Bayero Mall on Zoo Road, Kano was a beehive of activities as the telco berthed the 9mobile funfair train in the historic city, thereby affording customers and fun seekers a weekend of free fun which accompanied the awareness campaign of the telco’s 4G-LTE aimed at bringing superior quality service closer to the people.
Before noon, residents within the city and environs had started to arrive at the venue to share a happy moment with 9mobile in fulfilment of its brand promise of being a caring network.
Both young and old had their fill of the fun as everyone shared the joy of the new experience of superior 4G-LTE quality accompanied by comedy by MC Alfalaila, jokes by On Air Personality, Chiboy of Wazobia FM, dance competition, raffle draws as well as light refreshmentscourtesy of 9mobile. There were also games including table tennis, snooker and several board games for adults while children also enjoyed themselves thoroughly on thebouncy castle.
Some lucky customers also went home with gifts like generator set, sewing machines, refrigerators, standing fans, camp gases, electric kettles and many more in the raffle draws held during the funfair.
The crowd couldnot contain their joy as musician, Classic, performed several of his numbers and they happily sang along. The excitement level went a notch higher when the peoples’ favourite, Umar Shariff, took the stage. There were ecstatic shouts as the crowd converged at the foot of the stage to drink in his performance.
Winner of the star prize – a generator – Fatimah Bello, who couldnot contain her joy, exclaimed: “I feel so happy. It was a surprise. I started using 9mobile about five years ago, and I decided to attend the funfair when a friend told me about it. I just came to enjoy myself. I never thought I would win. I say a big thank you to 9mobile. I’m so happy.”
Winner of the refrigerator, Abdullahi Muhammed, also overwhelmed with joy, appreciated 9mobile for the gift. “I pray that 9mobile will continue to be successful. This is a very thoughtful gesture, and I’m not saying that because of this gift I just won. It’s because I have been a 9mobile subscriber for long and I know the quality of their network. It’s super,” he enthused.
Commenting on the 4G-LTE deployment, Director, Network Operations, 9mobile, Abdulmutallib Muhammed, said it demonstrated the telco’s commitment to continue offering superior quality services to its customers.
“We are leaders in the data space with our low latency rate for high-speed connectivity and planned redundancy to minimise downtime impact. Now, with the 9mobile 4G LTE, millions of our customers will be able to make clear and crisp calls as well as have access to faster internet for browsing and online experience at all times. It’s bye to buffering. Our data is one of the most affordable and best in terms of speed because quality service is our number one objective. We are enabling our customers to do more and get more,” he said.
Muhammed further highlighted the uniqueness of 9mobile’s 4G LTE, noting that it was born 4G-LTE ready and that customers don’t need a SIM swap to enjoy it.“Our SIMs are already LTE enabled and apart from bringing 4G to these new cities, 9mobile 4G internet comes with one of the best speed levels in the market. We setup our network purposely with backup systems to ensure uninterrupted service. We do all these because we are a customer-centric brand that wants the best for our customers,” he said.
9mobile has added 10 new cities and towns across Nigeria to its 4G network and upgraded LTE services in existing six towns, increasing the number of locations that now enjoy superior quality service with the mass deployment of 4G technology to 16.
The 4G LTE expansion drive will be implemented in Aba, Abuja, Nasarawa, Calabar, Enugu, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Niger, Onitsha, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Sokoto, Uyo, Aba and Ogun.