Pay-as-you-go solar in Nigeria with MTN

Grantee Details

Name of project: Pay-as-you-go solar in Nigeria with MTN
Project location : Nigeria
Type of grant: Seed
Grant awarded : February 2014
Partners : MTN Nigeria

Lumos partnered with MTN Nigeria to launch a new pay-as-you-go solar product that used aitime for pre-payments. In this seed grant, large and modular solar home systems were targeted to home and small business users. Lessons were generated about customer demand and pricing in these markets and benefits to mobile operators associated with a more significant role.


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“Digital inclusion of any kind is underpinned by consumer access to electricity. We therefore view our partnership with Lumos as an essential enabler in the attainment of MTN Nigeria’s strategic vision of delivering a bold new digital for its customers.” – Henry Okoede SM, Business Development MTN Nigeria

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