Smile Communication has on Wednesday announced that it has introduced 4G LTE powered mobile calls at the rate of 8 kobo per second in Nigeria telecoms market.
LTE or Long Term Evolution is a name given to 4th generation mobile technology.
Speaking at a media briefing in Lagos, new managing director of the company, Mr. Godfrey Efeurhobo said the company is proud to announce the lowest call rate in Nigeria, using the very latest 4G LTE technology.
According to him, “customers can make calls at 8kobo per second to any network in Nigeria. You can also make and receive calls at the same rate from any country in the world.”
Speaking further, Efeurhobo said Smile made the first ever Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call in Nigeria during the beta testing of its voice service in October 2015. Most of you were invited and witnessed thishistoric event. Since then, we have introduced SmileVoice to our customers who can use SmileVoice from a VoLTE-enabled handset with Smile SIM card OR downloading the SmileVoice App on their Android or Apple iPhone device.
IT NEWS NIGERIA gathered that the SmileVoice App is a world-first, FREE mobile app that give customers access to SuperClear voice calls over 4G LTE network, without the need for a VoLTE handset. Having the SmileVoice app on your mobile is like having a second SIM card in your phone.Our customers can use their data plan to make SuperClear voice, video calls and send SMSs to any number locally and internationally.There is no need for the recipient to also have SmileVoice.
With SmileVoice, thousands of Nigerians are enjoying seamless, SuperClear voice calls to their loved ones to and from anywhere in the world.
No More Roaming Bill
The company said on its network now, whether with our SmileVoice or a VoLTE compatible phone, you can make calls to any network in Nigeria at local rate which gets as low as 8kobo per second on the SmileVoice ONLY bundle plan. (below N5 a minute). This is unprecedented.
With the SmileVoice App, connected to any data network anywhere in the world, you can make calls to any network in Nigeria at the same rate! If home is where the heart is, you never have to be far from home again! On the Smile network, you take home with you everywhere you go. Remember, you can do video calls and send SMS using the SmileVoice App. It doesn’t get any better.