In an attempt to advance music distribution in Nigeria and make consumption easier for Nigerians, MTN Nigeria has decided to partner with a US-based digital music platform, Apple Music.

The partnership gives MTN customers who subscribe to the service free access to a premium selection of songs ​​as part of efforts to ensure customers can enjoy quality entertainment on the go.  According to MTN, its customers who subscribe to the service will have access to Apple Music’s catalog of over 100 million local and international songs.

The partnership will ensure subscribers enjoy six months free trial on Apple Music, courtesy of MTN Nigeria. After the free trial, they can continue to stream or download music on the platform for N1,000 per month. This offer is open to both iOS and Android devices.

“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 catalog 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,” A’isha Umar-Mumuni, Chief Digital Officer, MTN Nigeria, said.

MTN customers will also be able to pay for the music streaming service with their airtime balance. This is available to both pre-paid and post-paid customers on the MTN network.

This offer will be available from April 14th, 2023. Customers can sign up via the MTN Play portal by clicking; myMTN App and the MTN official website Alternatively, you can also subscribe via SMS by sending “MUSIC” to 8000 or dialing *447*2*4*1#.


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