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Vodafone gives prepay customers $5 free credit

Vodafone Fiji has announced the provision of free talktime credit valued at around $3.5million to all its 700,000 prepay customers to enable them to contact their loved ones and emergency services for any immediate assistance they may need. The $5.00 free talktime is currently being progressively being loaded on the customers mobile mobiles and we […]

Verleshwar Singh

February 21, 2016 11:21 am

Vodafone Fiji has announced the provision of free talktime credit valued at around $3.5million to all its 700,000 prepay customers to enable them to contact their loved ones and emergency services for any immediate assistance they may need.

The $5.00 free talktime is currently being progressively being loaded on the customers mobile mobiles and we expect to top up all phones by later today.

Vodafone Fiji’s CEO, Mr. Pradeep Lal said,  “ Communication is essential during and in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster so that loved ones and we hope our assistance will help family members to communicate and reassure each other.

We have also provided additional assistance to the NDMO’s Office with the communications needs to ensure they are able to better coordinate their rescue and relief efforts.  Vodafone is constantly reviewing the situation and is looking at other ways it may be able to assist in the coming days.”

“We also express our deep condolence to any family who may have lost their loved ones through cyclone Winston. Our heart goes out to those who may have lost their homes and properties.  We pray for your safety and well being and a quick recovery.

The wrath of cyclone Winston has also those in need of assistance are able to contact the appropriate authorities and family members for any emergency assistance. After such a calamity, everyone is anxious to know about the safety of theiraffected our mobile communication towers and  communication links in some parts of the country.

Our network restoration team has already begun work from early this morning to restore services as soon as possible. The FEA power shut down has also impacted our services  in some parts  of the country.  We request  the members of the public to bear with us. Our team is working around the clock to restore service back to normal as soon as possible.

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