MTN Launches E-SIM In Nigeria


The South African communication network MTN has been on the table to ensure a better service for it’s customers day in day out, to further improve the quality of their network in Nigeria, the MTN Nigeria had on Wednesday unveiled the trial of an e-SIM service on the MTN network.

The launching which was held virtually due to the global pandemic was as a result of the efforts and eagerness of the Network to serve it’s customers better.

According to Mazen Mroue, MTN Nigeria’s Chief Operating Officer, he revealed that “Unlike the physical SIMs, e-SIMs are built into smartphones, devices and wearables. They support multiple profiles and allow customers to connect multiple numbers to their e-SIM devices.

“Notwithstanding the sophistication of e-SIMs, the onboarding requirements are the same, as are required for a physical SIM.

“Hence, SIM registration, in line with existing regulatory prescriptions, remains a requirement for activating a device embedded with an e-SIM,” he said.

He also added that;
“We are in a fast-paced digital age, with new technological advancements driving the constantly changing landscape.

“Against this backdrop, customers depend on us to provide high quality, reliable and easy-to-use connectivity solutions.

“With the introduction of the e-SIM, we will offer customers a seamless and distinctive digital experience, with new levels of flexibility, simplicity, and convenience.

“This is a further demonstration of our firm commitment to delivering the benefits of a bold new digital world to our customer and we will continue seeking new ways to provide solutions that address old and new challenges, making life a little easier and brighter,” Mroue stated”


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