- Etisalat, Gionee Join Forces on 4G-enabled M6 Phone
Etisalat Nigeria has collaborated with a mobile phone manufacturer, Gionee, to introduce its new Long-Term Evolution smartphone, Gionee M6.
The companies said that the new Gionee M6 LTE smartphone would give Etisalat subscribers better access to the network’s broadband Internet and uninterrupted connectivity on the new Fourth Generation LTE technology.
The Head, High Value and Mass Market Segment, Etisalat Nigeria, Idowu Adesokan, said Etisalat was happy to partner with Gionee on the new LTE smartphone because it would give subscribers on the Etisalat network the opportunity to enjoy the high-speed data and quality voice services offered by Etisalat’s 4G LTE.
Adesokan said, “Gionee M6, combined with Etisalat’s new 4G LTE network, takes subscribers to a new level of possibility. It is a combination of a phone with 4-Gigabyte RAM with Etisalat’s super-fast 4G network.
“It is the best of both worlds. Our customers will now enjoy efficient broadband Internet and uninterrupted connectivity to increase access to online streaming and ultra-high definition videos.”
Adesokan also explained that existing Etisalat subscribers did not need to get new Subscriber Identification Module cards to access the 4G LTE service.
Speaking on the functions of the new Gionee M6, the Marketing Director, Gionee Nigeria, Habeeb Somoye, said the company was proud to introduce the new Gionee M6 LTE smartphone to the Nigerian market.
“The phone is built to give users a whole new experience in terms of speed, battery power, security, camera features and other unique feature specifically built for the enjoyment of smartphone users.
“It is an important milestone for both Etisalat and Gionee because the benefits of the new M6 LTE will include clearer voice calls, increased access to faster and qualitative Internet service and great value for money,” he said.
He added, “Subscribers on the Etisalat network that purchase the new Gionee M6 stand to get free 1-Gigabyte data to test the network’s 4G LTE network and 11 months free access to social media site like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and others.”