By PRINCE OSUAGWU
With the growing demand for Apple products in Nigeria, especially the iPad and iPhone range of smartphones, innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has en tered into a deal with Core Group Africa, the Apple authorized distributor for Nigeria, to make its products readily available across the country.
The deal makes Etisalat the first mobile network operator to become an authorised resel ler of various Apple iPads and accessories in Nigeria.
Announcing this in Lagos, Chief Commercial Officer, Etisalat Nigeria, Mr Wael Ammar said that with the signing of the agreement between the two companies, Etisalat will be the first telecommunications operator permitted to sell Apple’s iPad in selected retail outlets spread across the country, while offering a two-year warranty cover on all iPad devices sold.
In addition, he announced, the company will also be offering customers who purchase the products at its Experience Centres with an unbeatable 12-month free internet data access on its easy blaze product. According to Ammar, “as part of our promise to provide our customers with value added propositions, Etisalat as the first mobile network operator to be an official Reseller for Apple in Nigeria, will also be offering our customers 12 months free data on all iPads purchased at our Experience Centres and sales outlets, and the products come with a two-year warranty”.
He however pointed out that the two-year warranty will only apply once the subscriber registers the iPad purchased from Etisalat on www.isocietynigeria.com.
He assured that the company is ready and well positioned to provide its customers with best support services and support on iPad in Nigeria. He said that with the deal, Nigerians are now able to purchase authentic iPad products in Nigeria with the peace of mind that this will be fully supported locally.
The new iPad which was officially launched in Nigeria by Core Group Africa, redefines the category which Apple created a few years ago, delivering the most amazing experience people have ever had with technology.