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`Tigo Time` to offer 100 pct discounts to subscribers

16th January 2013
Jacqueline Nnunduma, Tigo design specialist

Mobile network provider Tigo last week launched a new services dubbed ‘Tigo time’ which will for the first time allow subscribers within the country and overseas to enjoy a discounts of 100 percent for calls made depending on where they are, or their current geographic location or depending on the time of day.

This was revealed by Jacqueline Nnunduma, Tigo design specialist at the launch of the service in Dar es Salaam.
She said through the new product, Tigo subscribers will enjoy massive savings for twenty four hours per week, adding that for them to enjoy the discounts, they will be charged a minimal monthly subscription fee of 149/- for the service.
“This is just one way to ensure that our customers receive the most affordable tariff and packages that leads to massive savings to them at any given time,” she said.
“To register for the service customer will be required to dial *149*90# or send the words TIGO TIME to 15372 after which they would receive a confirmation message informing them of successful subscription and start to make the calls to enjoy discounts and get massive savings,” she noted.
According to her, after subscribing, for each call they make, Tigo time will notify them of the applicable discount in their current location and for that time of the day.”
“We have decided to introduce the new service and offer unprecedented discounts, because Tigo understands the need by our subscribers to get affordable and innovative services and with such unprecedented discounts on calls, there is no doubt that ‘Tigo Time’ is the next big thing since we pioneered the Per Second Billing (PSB) many years back,” she said.
Tigo is part of Millicom International Cellular S.A (MIC) which provides cellular telephony services to more than 43 million customers in 13 emerging markets in Africa and Latin America.
It started operations in 1994 as the first cellular network in Tanzania and right now it covers 26 regions in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar.


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