APPARENTLY trying to encourage its teeming subscribers this Ramadan period, CDMA operator, Star-comms has announced a tariff-slash, of N1 per minute, all through the period.
During the promo, Starcomms said that its subscribers using both mobile and fixed lines and those who purchase Starcomms phones during the period with the exception of tele-center operators on the Telemax tariff programme, would pay only one naira (N1) per minute for calls made within the network between the hours of 10.00 pm and 6.00 am.
This means that subscribers will enjoy discounted on-net tariff rates during off – peak hours for the duration of the promo.
This offer, according to the network, is meant to benefit customers in all cities where there is Starcomms coverage for a period of one month, and intended to enable Starcomms subscribers share warm thoughts during the Ramadan period.Â The Ramadan period is known for a lot of communal activities that require people getting in touch as of necessity and Starcomms says that with the one-naira-per-minute promo, young people can add fun to the rituals of Ramadan by establishing a Starcomms telephone tree among friends to wake one-another up for prayers and meals.
A phone tree is a group of people who reach out to convey a message in an organized way. Describing it, the company said that with the phone tree, instead of one person contacting 50 people, he actually contacts two other people.
, who each contacts two other people, and so on. The tree is a diagram of who to contact, and their phone numbers and with this, within a short time, everybody is awake to the dayâ€™s activities.
Defending the promo, CEO of Starcomms, Mr. Maher Qubain, Starcomms said that â€œas a responsive network, we at Starcomms understand that the sharing of feeling during the Ramadan is important. It is a period when people think more warmly about each other. Starcomms promo tariff will go a long way in encouraging people on our network to bond more during off-peak periods. This is just part of our numerous ways of making our people happier during the Ramadan, as a network that speaks their language. It is a gesture of our commitment to the wellbeing of our customers at all times.â€