Global music and entertainment streaming platform, Tidal and Africa’s largest communications providers, MTN Nigeria have announced a partnership to bring music streaming to African customers. This partnership allows MTN subscribers 30-day free access to TIDAL streaming service. The membership includes 60 million high-quality songs, 250,000 videos form your favorite artists, concerts, interviews, and more from top artists across the globe.
Following TIDAL and MTN’s historic launch in Uganda in 2018, this partnership marks it’s continued expansion into the multi-genre world of African music.
Tidal plans offered for MTN subscribers
The partnership also provides MTN customers a variety of options for a data-inclusive membership as part of their mobile plan to gain access to exclusive high-quality streaming music, videos, concerts and more.
At the conclusion of the free trial offer, users can choose to subscribe to a range of plans from three days to one year depending upon the plan that aligns with their listening patterns:
- 3 Day, Weekly, Monthly, 90 Day, or 1 Year Access Only
- 3 Day, Weekly, or Monthly Access with Data
MTN users are to Dial *447# to manage their services.
Tidal is available for MTN subscribers on the following plans:
How to register for tidal through MTN?
- MTN subscribers can download the Tidal App via Google Play App Stores and register using their phone number.
- Enter the four digit PIN sent to you via SMS.
- Upon registration, as a new user you will get 30 days free trial.
- For IOS users, they can register via the web using offer.tidal.com/signup/mtn-nigeria
- For subscribers using dual sim devices, please disable the non-MTN sim on the phone during sign up to redeem MTN offer. (This is only required if you have a non-MTN sim on the device)
Chief Digital Officer, MTN Nigeria, Srinivas Rao, speaking about the partnership between the two company said, “MTN has always been supportive of local and upcoming artists. Our partnership with TIDAL is another footprint on how we continue to contribute to the growth of the music industry. We will continue to provide platforms like this that enable our customers to consume good music and connect with their favorite musicians.”
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In addition, Lior Tibon, COO at TIDAL, also speaking on the partnership said, “TIDAL naturally generates a hub for creatives of all backgrounds to intimately share their art. This launch taps into a nation with both rising and established performers taking over the entertainment industry, and provides a forum for artists to exchange ideas and foster growth.”
TIDAL’s extensive music and video catalog offers a diverse range of content – the latest EP, documentary, and in-depth article. It is the premier location for listeners to connect with their favorite musicians.
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited provides cellular telecommunications services in Nigeria. It offers cellular network access and information and communications technologies (ICT) solutions. The company also provides Internet services, such as video calling, data services and Internet browsing, mobile Internet, and mobile wi-fi services.
In addition, it offers international roaming services, including data roaming, in-flight roaming, and wi-fi roaming services. Further, the company provides voice short message service (SMS), fashion and lifestyle tips, mobile television (TV), bulk short message service (SMS), mobile newspaper, radio, back up, conference call, and missed call alert services.
It is a global, experiential, entertainment platform built for fans, directly from artists around the world. TIDAL members enjoy exclusively curated content that directly connect artists with their fans in multiple ways.
The service offers high-fidelity, CD sound quality music, high resolution video, an opportunity to discover new artists via TIDAL Rising and unique experiences via TIDAL X. With a catalog of more than 60 million songs and 250,000 high quality videos TIDAL offers its members a complete music experience and allow fans to establish a closer connection with their favorite artists.