The social networking giant, Facebook has partnered with one of Nigeria’s Local Internet Service Provider,CoolLink to launch a program called Express Wi-Fi around the city of Lagos. The service was first implemented in India and Nigeria is the second country to get the hotspots. TechSuplex reports that, the service will be launch this week, but already in operational in some part of Lagos such has Ikota Shopping Complex.


Express Wi-Fi by Facebook is a new program that lets phone owners purchase data from local internet service providers. Their data are very cheap, compared to prevailing internet rates. Subscribers can get 5GB monthly for just N1,600. Or 100 MB for just N40.00 for a day.

Users within the Express Wi-Fi coverage area will be able to browse the sites of Facebook Free basic platform for free, but other online activity will be require a fee. The available data plans on Express Wi-Fi are listed below:

Data          bundle        Cost Validity
100MB         N40               24hrs
300MB        N110               24hrs
750MB        N270               7days
2GB            N700               7days
3GB            N1000             30days
5GB            N1600              30days

As you can see, it is the cheapest data plans ever. Presently, their services will only be available in Lagos and will be deployed across the country eventually, as soon as the first phase which is centred around Lagos is completed.


If you’re within a coverage area, you can SignUp for Express Wi-Fi a free 14 days trial here, which gives you free100MB daily.

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