13 September 2013

Airtel, Nokia Phone Upgrade Programme - an opportunity to exchange your old phones for new ones


Telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria and the Nigerian arm of popular phone maker, Nokia Nigeria, have partnered to provide Nigerians the opportunity to exchange any of their current handsets for one of Nokia’s elegant smartphones, the Lumia 520.

Airtel Nigeria in Airtel, Nokia Phone Upgrade Programme

Nokia in Airtel, Nokia Phone Upgrade Programme

In other words, for a collection of your used phones, Airtel and Nokia are offering to give you a collection of the one of the most recent and elegant smartphones. This is an unbelievable offer from two of the most respected companies in the mobile telecoms industry. And you better grab this golden opportunity asap.

How To Participate And Other Benefits

To qualify for the Airtel/Nokia phone upgrade programme, customers need to visit any of Airtel shops with their old but functional device of any given brand and network, then pay an exchange fee of N23,990 to own the brand new Lumia 520.

The offer also gives customers who embrace it up to N10,000 worth of value for exchanging their old and used phones for the new Lumia 520 as they stand to enjoy 6 months free airtime for on net calls and data worth N6, 000.

In addition, customers will also enjoy the device value discount worth more than N4,000 based on the current market retail value of N28, 000.

Finally, and on a personal note, I'd love to add that Nokia is a trusted and well-known brand name both locally and the world over. Infact, the brand is a household name, and it is known fact that Nokia has one of the best battery life around.

Airtel Nigeria Speaks

Speaking on the offer, the Chief Sales Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Inusa Bello, said the initiative is another first by any operator in Nigeria, saying it will provide further value to Nigerians in line with Airtel’s commitment to becoming the most loved brand in the daily lives of Nigerians.

He is quoted thus:
“The phone upgrade programme is yet another unique initiative by Airtel and Nokia to provide Nigerians a rare opportunity to own smartphone devices, complete with innovative applications to enhance their communication experience. Also, the additional value of free voice and data services is one more reason for consumers to port to Airtel.”
From our point of view, we wholly commend and totally approve of what this company, in partnership with Nokia Nigeria, is doing in the country for Nigerians. We can only advise and pray that they relent not in their pursuit of creating and/or adding further value to every aspect of their service in Nigeria.

The Companies - Airtel and Nokia

About Airtel

Bharti Airtel Limited, commonly known as Airtel, is an Indian multinational telecommunications services company headquartered in New Delhi, India. It operates in 20 countries across South Asia, Africa, and the Channel Islands.

Airtel Africa operates in 17 countries across Africa, including Nigeria. It operates a GSM network in these countries, providing 2G or 3G depending upon the country of operation.

In March 2010, Bharti struck and completed a $9 billion deal, which saw it acquiring the African mobile phone operations of Kuwait's Zain in 15 African countries, including Nigeria.

About Nokia

Nokia is a Finnish communications and information technology multinational corporation that is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

The company provides telecom network equipment and services; Internet services, including applications, games, music, media and messaging services, including free-of-charge digital map information and navigation services.


  1. abeg nokia de launch any give aways this yr? I hope say im phone prize no go de as high as im bin de 4 last yr own...na my talk be that one o!

    1. Hello my bros @Anonymous, I truly would not know what Nokia's plans are for this year, 2014. But should there be such programmes for the year, of course we will endeavor to publish it here on Saibaworld. On the part of prizing, all of us are praying for what you are praying too. Stay tuned, my bros!