I can confidently say that the competition between network providers in Nigeria is getting very rife! recently we brought you MTN’s AWUF4U special deal and yesterday we also brought Glo’s 11k per second plan to you. This morning we are bringing to you Airtel’s Free basics browsing deal! What is free basics?
According to information available on Airtel Nigeria’s website, “FREE BASICS is a joint initiative of airtel and Facebook towards bridging the digital divide and building a knowledge-based society. Fueling affordable internet access to local and international content, which can act as key enablers to drive “Digital Nigeria” on the smartphone network.
HOW TO ACTIVATE THE FREE BASICS SERVICE ON YOUR AIRTEL LINE
- On your airtel phone, go to your phone’s settings.
- Turn on mobile data. Don’t worry, Free Basics won’t deduct airtime from your balance.
- Go to the internet on your phone browser
- Type: www.freebasics.com
- Click “Continue” to accept the Terms. Now you can use Free Basics
WEBSITES YOU CAN VISIT FOR FREE ON THE FREE BASICS PLAN
- Entertainment Store
- Ask a Doctor
- BBC News
When you click on websites outside of the free basics coverage, you will get a prompt warning you of the action you are about to take.