Airtel Nigeria, a leading telecommunication service provider, have partnered with Nokia to provide Nigerians the opportunity to exchange any of their current mobile phone  and network for one of Nokia’s trending and affordable smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 520.

airet nokia lumia 520Speaking on the offer, the Chief Sales Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Inusa Bello, said the initiative is another first by Airtel, saying it will provide further value to Nigerians in line with Airtel’s commitment to becoming the most loved brand when Nigerians think of telecommunications. His words: “The phone upgrade programme is yet another unique initiative by Airtel and Nokia to provide Nigerians a rare opportunity to own smartphone devices, complete with innovative applications to enhance their communication experience. Also, the additional value of free voice and data services is more reason for consumers to port to Airtel.”

For interested consumers, all they have to do is to pay a visit to any of Airtel shops with their old but functional device and network,  pay an exchange fee of N23, 990 to be a proud owner of a Lumia 520.

General Manager, Nokia West Africa, Mr Chris Brown said Nokia was ecstatic that the Lumia 520 had been chosen as the smartphone of choice for consumers to get their first smartphone experience on. He also applauded Airtel for leading the way on a much requested upgrade opportunity which will offer consumers the best starter kit with the device discount and a fully loaded phone with free airtime and data for easy internet access.

There are several exciting benefits coming with this offer. Not only do customers enjoy a discount value worth more than N4, 000 based on the current market retail value of N28, 000 of the Lumia 520; the offer also include N10, 000 worth of free airtime for 6 months for on-net calls and data worth N6, 000.