MTN Nigeria in collaboration with Google has launched the Android One programme in Nigeria. Android One is designed to help bring high-quality and affordable devices to all.
The telecoms giant is offering the Infinix Hot2 Smartphone.
This is the first time the Android One is coming to Africa, with Nigeria as the first market and MTN the first partner.
According to MTN’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Michael Ikpoki, “MTN has offered a very affordable data plan to enable customers get the best experience on the new Infinix Hot2 Smartphone. The bundle plan is for 1Gigabyte monthly data for just N500 for a 12 months period.”
He continued:tThrough Google Play, Android One phone users have access to over one million apps that allow them to message friends, make video calls, socialise, check news and weather, and play games. Google apps such as Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, Google Search, and Google Translate come pre-loaded on the phones.
Vice President, Product Development, Google, Caesar Sengupta, said: “Google is pleased to collaborate with MTN on Android One – a programme designed to help bring high-quality, affordable Android devices to everyone. We’re looking forward to working with MTN to empower people in Nigeria.’’
Infinix’s Managing Director, Ben Jiang, explained that the project was the company’s way of getting closer to its customers, expressing satisfaction at its successful launch.