With a view to magnifying its services, Etisalat Nigeria
–one of the biggest network providers operating in Nigeria –has secured a vital
business deal with Facebook. Meanwhile, Etisalat came up with this partnership
as an effort geared towards providing Nigerians with the option of enjoying
free internet surfing.
Through its partnership with Facebook, Etisalat Nigeria has
been licensed to use Facebook Free Basics as a medium through which its
subscribers can access the internet without being charged for data sessions.
Besides Nigeria, Facebook Free Basics is accessible to
numerous internet users across the globe. When the service was launched in
2015, Facebook declared its accessibility as covering over 10 countries around
the globe. Meanwhile, Facebook revealed that this move was a clear attempt to
offer free internet access to those who value their presence and tasks on
this move not only to boost its fame –as a reputable social platform –but also
as an organization which aims to promote the tasks carried out by internet
became the first Nigerian network operator to approach Facebook for a deal.
Going by the deal, which successfully came about in 2016, Airtel received the
authorization to offer Facebook Free Basics to its subscribers.
how the Etisalat subscribers in Nigeria can experience free browsing simply
through Facebook Free Basics.
Ensure your Etisalat SIM card is duly registered
Secure a reliable internet connection for your
Explore any browser (on your phone) and visit
the link http://O.freebasics.com (NOTE:
This link is where you are required to download the Facebook Free Basics app)
Having downloaded the app, continue by following
the steps below
There are terms and conditions guiding the
service. Select continue to verify
that you agree to the terms
The next page displays a list of accessible
websites (NOTE: This service has a drawback which implies that the free
browsing is supported only on certain websites)
but the factual point is that it marks an era of opportunities for
internet users who can’t afford subscribing to data bundles at all times. Additionally, below is a list containing some
of the websites you can access via Facebook Free Basics [provided by Etisalat].
Facts for life
Facebook free data