|L-R, Mr. Richard Gill, Marketing Director,Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Tushar Maheshwari, both of Starcomms and Mr. Charles Igbinidu, Managing Director, TPT International at the event.|
Lagos, Nigeria, 20 May 2012: Mr. Logan Pather, the Chief Executive Officer of the company announces that Starcomms Plc is partnering DexterTech, a universal GSM operator to enhance global roaming via a new Starcomms service, called DexterSIM.
He disclosed this in Lagos, remarking that, the service roams on more than 580 networks, with FREE roaming on more than 100 networks.
According to him “the service comes with a Nigerian, UK and optional USA line bundled on a single SIM. DexterSIM offers exceptional call quality and reliability.
Some of the countries that the service allows FREE roaming include South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Zambia, UK, USA, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Rep., Denmark, Estonia, Faroes Island, Finland, France, French Guyana, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guadeloupe, Hungary , Iceland, India and several others. Terms and conditions may apply.
He also explained that the partnership will allow cheap local and international calls directly from your mobile phone, reduce your international business mobile phone charges by up to 80 per cent, you could make calls while traveling at a cheaper rate since DexterSIM works in more than 80 per cent of the world’s most popular destinations with more countries being added on all the time.
Adekoyejo Odunaiya, CEO of DexterTech said the alliance has worked tirelessly, in order to create this outstanding Starcomms service. Odunaiya says that Nigerian subscribers will for the first time, be able to take their Nigerian number abroad and roam absolutely FREE. The value-add makes for a most compelling service.
Odunaiya explained that Starcomms is poised to revolutionize Nigerian telephony with the DexterSIM service. “Global web, talk and text have been bundled on a single SIM, to ensure that the savvy customer can choose to remain ubiquitous – despite their current location. They remain local, regardless of where they are on the planet. Most importantly, they are charged local fees, even when abroad!”
The service costs N15, 500 for a starter bundle (includes handset and UK/Nigerian SIM, with roaming pre-enabled) or there is a FREE Solo package (Nigerian SIM without any roaming features) available, when N500 credit is purchased. To subscribe to this service, a customer can visit the nearest Starcomms shop in Lagos, or text their current location to 08191026999 for details of the nearest DexterSIM dealer.