Airtel Nigeria has announced a partnership with Google to unveil Mobile Data Platform (MDP), a new feature that enhances and digitalises the journey of customers’ data purchase, utilisation and management in Nigeria.
According to both organisations, the newly introduced MDP, which is only available to Android Operating System (OS) users, offers a personalised experience and provides interface for data customers on the Airtel network to purchase data plans, check data balance and receive threshold notifications seamlessly without a need for memorising codes or short words.
To access the service, Airtel customers with Android OS are required to go to settings on their Android device, then Google option where they will find the MDP to purchase as well as manage data plan and offers.
While commenting on the launch of the product, Chief Commercial Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Dinesh Balsingh, said “Airtel is delighted to be the first telecoms operator in Nigeria and Africa to partner with Google to deliver an innovative service that is offering true freedom and also putting real power in the hands of telecoms consumers as they define their data journey and experience.”
Furthermore, Balsingh stated: “At Airtel, we are deeply passionate about making life simpler, smarter, easier and better for our customers. Indeed, the launch of the MDP is a huge step forward in empowering telecoms consumers to become more productive and successful in their professional and personal endeavours.”