Facebook Launches Express Wi-Fi Hotspot in Lagos, Nigeria
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. Subscribers can get 5GB monthly for just N1,600. Or 100 MB for just N40.00 for a day.
Users within the Express Wi-Fi coverage area will be able to browse the sites of 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
As you can see, 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.
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.