The Managing Director of Spectranet Ltd, Mr David Venn, had earlier said that before the end of 2019, Nigeria should be free from Calls and short Message Services (SMS) charges.
Mr. Venn made his predictions during an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos State.
He made mention of the fact that subscribers spend huge amount of money in purchasing airtime just to make voice call, send SMS as well as subscribing to data services on the same network.
He explained that despite the fact that people still subscribe to voice and SMS services from different mobile operators, the cost of data service was effective in sending SMS and making voices calls.
He also revealed that data service providers had recently made improvement on the broadband network that are provided to customers as a result of increased data services patronage.
He pointed out that the rapid growth of different social media apps, such as Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Black Berry Messenger, Skype, Imo, service providers allow subscribers to use their data to make calls and send SMS on these social platform.
Managing Director, Spectranet Ltd ended the interactive session saying that Nigerians will no longer have to pay for calls and short Message Services (SMS) on mobile networks.