Etisalat Nigeria subscriber base hits five million

27 Sep 2010

TradeArabia News Service reports that Etisalat Nigeria has announced that it has signed up its five millionth subscriber, a remarkable achievement given it has been in operation less than two years. ‘We are very proud of Etisalat Nigeria, as it has made a significant achievement netting five million subscribers in less than two years of commercial operations in a highly competitive telecom market like Nigeria,’ said Ahmed bin Ali, Etisalat Group senior vice president. ‘This impressive increase attained in subscriber base attests to the yearning of Nigerians for a superior GSM service and demonstrates that customers are delighted with Etisalat’s world-class product offering and service delivery which is in line with the company’s practice in major markets Etisalat operates in,’ he noted. Since launch in November 2008 Etisalat Nigeria has rolled out a network with coverage of all the 36 states of the federation as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.



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