COVID-19: Airtel Announces Measures To Promote Seamless Work From Home Directive

Yemisi Izuora
Airtel has introduced some measures that will facility internet connectivity as government at all levels orders workers to operate from home.
Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, Managing Director & CEO, Airtel Networks Limited, who announced the company’s intervention said that as work from home becomes commonplace, staying in touch and businesses shouldn’t come to a standstill as the Airtel 4G Mifi and Routers can connect up to 32 devices, connecting people to their clients, associates, friends and loved ones.
 Also, to ease the pain of quarantine, Airtel has introduced attractive data bundles on video calls, so that people can conduct meetings and conferences remotely.
Also users can double the data every time they top-up a 4G connection.
Ogunsanya also added that the Airtel Tv is there to entertain people using the Airtel Tv App.
This service brings a world of entertainment straight to phones and is free for all Airtel users with no subscription fees.
The CEO furthet added that with MY AIRTEL APP customers no longer have to step out to recharge or top-up their phone, as you can do so remotely and at your convenience using the self-care app (My Airtel) or any bank app.
He said the firm will continue to assess the situation and take appropriate action so that people have no disruptions and can stay connected with their loved ones.
“Over the last few days we have all been inundated with what is happening around the world with COVID-19.
“Although Africa was one of the last regions to be hit, there is still a lot we don’t know and the uncertainty weighs in on all of us.
 Our hearts go out to everyone who has been impacted by the virus either directly or indirectly.
“At this point, we know that our first priority must be you and your family’s health and well-being, and we hope you stay safe and healthy. At the same time, our hearts go out to those at the front line: medical staff and caregivers who put themselves at risk to do all it takes to serve others.
“In much the same way, we at Airtel too provide an essential service – keeping our customers and the country connected.
“Therefore, we are doing everything we can to keep our employees and partners safe.
This is so that they can work towards keeping you, your businesses and families connected. We know there is a great responsibility on us as connectivity providers, to do what it takes to make sure everything works at this time of stress.” he said.

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