Facebook Set To Launch Express Wi-Fi Hotspot in Lagos

One of the social networking giants, Facebook has partnered with one of Nigeria’s Local Internet Service Provider, CoolLink to launch a service called Express Wi-Fi around the city of Lagos. The service was first implemented in India and Nigeria is the second country to get this hotspots.
TechSuplex reports that, the service will be launch this week, but already in operational in some part of Lagos such has Ikota Shopping Complex.

Express Wi-Fi by Facebook is a new program that lets phone owners purchase data from local internet service providers. Their data are very cheap, compared to prevailing internet rates.

Users within the Express Wi-Fi area will be able to browse the Facebook Free basic platform for free, but other online activity will be require a fee. The available data plans on Express Wi-Fi are listed below:
Data bundle       Cost       Validity
100MB                 N40        24hrs
300MB                 N110      24hrs
750MB                 N270      7 days
2GB                      N700      7 days
3GB                      N1000   30 days
5GB                      N1600   30 days

 If you’re within a coverage area, you can SignUp for Express Wi-Fi a free 14 days trial here, which gives you free 100MB daily.

It is the cheapest data plans ever. Presently, their services will only be available in Lagos and will be deployed across the country eventually, as soon as the first phase which is centred around Lagos is completed.

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