Etisalat Launches Mobile Services 0809JA in Nigeria


Etisalat, the owner of the fifth GSM license in Nigeria have finally launched GSM services in the country after some weeks of speculation. Etisalat have consistently promised competitive call rates, state of the art technology, superior service quality, and have not hidden their aggressive subscriber intake plan.

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An Etisalat number starts with 0809 that is why the company have coined 0809ja ads with 9ja pronounced as Naija (080naija).

Currently Etisalat has embarked on a campaign called Etisalat 0809uchoose campaign. Etisalat 0809uchoose allows you to select and reserve any Etisalat number from 08098000000 to 08098999999 as your personal Etisalat number. This is of course subject to availability, so hurry before another person beats you to it.

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To select any number of your choice visit Etisalat Nigeria website at and fill the required online form to reserve a unique Etisalat number subject to availability. The Etisalat number you choose must be between 08098000000 and 08098999999.

You will then receive an SMS informing you where you will pickup your free Etisalat 0809ja SIM.

You can also reserve an Etisalat number by calling 0809uchoose (i.e. 08098246673) with any line in Nigeria. You will be charged normal off-net rate on this call.

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Once you successfully reserve a number you will be guaranteed 300 seconds (five minutes) of free calls monthly for life and a free Etisalat 0809ja SIM bearing the number you reserved.

Once you activate your Etisalat 0809ja SIM, you can then activate homezone. Etisalat homezone is a service that enables you to choose any location you will prefer to make calls at cheaper rates to any network. You can choose your home or your office, wherever you prefer.

Dial 242 on an Etisalat phone for details. You can change your homezone for up to three times free. While in your homezone, you can make calls at 40 kobo per second to all networks.

If you do not redeem/activate your Etisalat 0809ja SIM after a given period, you will lose the number.

This offer according to Etisalat Nigeria is available in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Ogbomosho, Ibadan, and Port Harcourt.

Hurry, as this offer is valid while stock last.

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Etisalat has rolled out her telecommunications services in Nigeria. Etisalat has one of the cheapest call rates in Nigeria as expected with call rate at 50 kobo per second to all networks. Etisalat SMS rate is N10 per text message.

Visit Etisalat Nigeria website at, for more information.

Etisalat is based in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and currently have operations in 18 markets.

Etisalat 0809ja subscribers in Nigeria have been promised affordable data services like MMS, GPRS and much more. The keywords for Etisalat seem to be affordable prices, innovation and customer satisfaction. Nigerians are to expect a better deal.

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