KIGALI – MTN Rwanda has announced its partnership with Facebook to launch Facebook Flex, The New Times, Rwanda’s leading daily has reported.
The arrangement will enable MTN subscribers to stay connected on the social media platform without charges.
Facebook Flex will allow MTN customers to chat, post, comment, like, or share for free through facebook.com or the Facebook app.
According to MTN, if customers wish to use Facebook via the new model, they will have options to switch between free and paid modes allowing them to control their data usage.
To use Facebook Flex, MTN customers can log on to Facebook.com or dial *xxx*x# to opt-in.
According to MTN Rwanda’s Chief Marketing Officer, Richard Acheampong, Facebook Flex aims to further increase access to digital services.
The New Times reports that Kojo Boakye, Facebook Head of Connectivity & Access for Africa, said that they also aim at giving people the power to undertake community initiatives.