A partnership between MTN and Apple Music has been confirmed in a bid to allow its Nigerian users access to its services amidst card payment challenges.
Telecommunication giant MTN has partnered with one of the biggest digital streaming platforms in the world, Apple Music to allow users in Nigeria access its services without having to worry about how to make payments with their naira cards.
In an official announcement, it was confirmed that MTN and Apple Music are offering Nigerian users a six-month trial period before they can easily make payment with airtime recharged to their phone numbers. This is an offer that would commence for all customers today, Friday, April 14, 2023.
A’isha Umar-Mumuni, who is the Chief Digital Officer for MTN Nigeria, revealed: “We are always on the lookout for opportunities that allow us to do more for our customers and provide them with resources and tools that fit into their lifestyle. Music forms a huge part of our lives as Africans. With this partnership, we seek to advance music distribution in Nigeria and make consumption easier for Nigerians. The Apple Music catalogue houses millions of songs comprising of both local and foreign origin. We are excited at the prospects of this partnership and look forward to promising times.”
New and existing Apple Music users can sign up via the MTN Play portal using this link: https://play.mtn.ng/apple-music; or can opt for the option of the myMTN App and also visit the MTN official website www.mtn.ng or they subscribe via SMS by sending “MUSIC” to 8000 or dialing *447*2*4*1#.