Airtel Nigeria has announced a partnership with Microsoft and leading tech and solutions distribution powerhouse, TD Africa to introduce Smartbox, office Internet bundles specifically created to greatly empower and raise the productivity of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria.
The Airtel Office Internet Smartbox packages offer SMEs unrestricted access to inexpensive data plans, free business domains, Microsoft 365 licenses, unmatched Internet speed, complementary data, and many other advantages.
The Smartbox can support 32 connected devices and has a guaranteed minimum speed of 40 Mbps with the option to block access to specific websites.
To ensure a successful rollout of the Smartbox bundle to customers, Airtel will collaborate with TD Africa, Microsoft’s authorized distribution partner.
The cooperation will make use of TD Africa’s extensive network of channel partners and its vast reach to spread the cutting-edge internet bundles throughout all of Nigeria.
In his remarks regarding the collaboration to introduce the Office Internet Smartbox, Director, Airtel Business, Airtel Nigeria, Ogo Ofomata praised Microsoft and TD Africa for working with Airtel to develop a comprehensive value offering that will enable small and medium business owners to become more productive, more successful, and profitable while delivering value to their respective stakeholders.
With Airtel Office Internet Smartbox offering, we are providing entrepreneurs, founders, and SME owners the most important tool/resource they need to build agile and performing teams, scale their businesses as well as actualize all their goals. It is our belief that this offering will help transform the SME landscape in Nigeria.
“This partnership enables Microsoft’s Africa Transformation Office to advance its goal of building digital assets and capabilities in African SMEs. Microsoft believes that empowering SMEs through access to product bundles, tools and resources will positively impact employment and wealth creation, adding to economic growth on the continent,” says Gerald Maithya, Startups & SME Lead, Africa Transformation Office.
Users of Office Internet Smartbox can host online meetings and video conferences for up to 300 people, share files with 1TB of Cloud Storage per user, use the web and mobile versions of Office applications like Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, among others.
Other advantages of using the Airtel Office Internet Smartbox Bundle include a free business domain for one (1) year, three (3) Microsoft 365 Basic Licenses, 240 GB of complimentary data good for 60 days, and an additional 10 GB per day following expiration of a paid bundle.
You can regulate who has access to your company’s information with security groups and personalized permissions, arrange calendars and daily activities, collect feedback from clients and staff, and do many other things with the Airtel Office Internet SmartBox.