Addressing journalists in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Rukia Mtingwa, Zantel Senior Specialist for Public Relations, CSR and Media, said: “The telecom is committed to add value to services it provides to its customers.”
She said: “At the onset of the month of spiritual cleansing and fasting, Zantel wishes the Muslim community a blessed Ramadhan. To keep our customers connected with their loved ones and associates all through Ramadan, Zantel has introduced a first of its kind Ramadhan Offer.”
Through this offer, Zantel aims to give make the Holy month even more special by enabling the Muslim community flexibility to connect and stay in touch with families and friends throughout the day while saving greatly in phone bills. The offer provides the Muslim community with a variety of Islamic content that are relevant during Holy month of Ramadhan including prayers, Iftar alerts and Quran quotes.
“Prepaid subscribers who will buy daily bundles of 999/-, weekly bundles of 4,999/- and monthly bundles of 14,999/- will get Zantel to Zantel Minutes, Free SMS, Free Islamic contents, five Prayers Alert (SMS) in different timings Iftar and Suhir Alert and Quran Quotes based on the day of the holy month. This offer is one of its kind and provides our customers high value at the most attractive price” she said.
Ramadanis the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon, according to numerous biographical accounts compiled in the hadiths.