Nigerians are set to enjoy their favourite music as telecommunications giant, Airtel Nigeria partnered with global audio streaming service, Spotify to offer daily complimentary data bonuses to enable its customers access music on its platform.
Airtel on Tuesday announced that its over 54 million customers, who purchase weekly and monthly data bundles will receive bonus data to enjoy streaming local and premium music unlimitedly on the music platform, without worrying about additional data costs.
The complimentary data, Airtel said will be used exclusively on the Spotify platform whenever they purchase data bundles.
According to the telecom company, the partnership with Spotify will empower music lovers to connect with their favourite artists and the music that inspire and motivate them, while going about their daily activities, be it in traffic, in a party, at the gym or during warm and relaxing moments with loved ones.
Airtel Nigeria’s Chief Commercial Officer, Godfrey Efeurhobo, speaking on the partnership with Spotify, described it as another demonstration of its commitment to creating opportunities that will entertain, excite, delight and reward customers on its network.
“Airtel is positioned as the network of first choice for music, youth culture and innovation and we are delighted to partner with Spotify to deliver sheer happiness at the fingertips of our esteemed customers across the country,” Efeurhobo said.
He also expressed the belief that partnering with Spotify will not only empower and reward customers, it will also enable them to enjoy themselves thoroughly as they connect to the artists and songs they cherish.
In his remarks, the Director Freemium Partnerships at Spotify, Fergal Walker, said: “We’re excited to announce our first partnership in Africa. Airtel, one of Nigeria’s leading mobile networks, was a natural choice and shared our vision to enable Nigerians to access great audio and music wherever they are for free.
The world’s top music and podcast streaming service launched in Nigeria a year ago. The platform stated that it introduced itself in the country, mainly to build an experience that adds value to the rich Afrobeat industry and to amplify the music experience of listeners.