One of the leading telecommunication in the country SIERRATEL is on the verge of taking a giant leap into an ultra-advanced high technology. “Very soon Sierratel will take the nation by storm,” its management has said.
The revelation was made by the company’s Managing Director, Foday Sankoh, at an unveiling of a new low cost tariff plan for Sierratel to Sierratel customers.
MD Foday Sankoh highlighted that launching of the new low cost tariff plan targeted at students, market women, fishermen, petty traders and low income earners generally is only the beginning of more revolutionary actions by the nation’s wholly owned indigenous telecommunications service provider.
Other plans and arrangements according to the Managing Director are to provide cheap, affordable universal telecoms coverage to villages to have quality and affordable access to telecommunication.
Sierratel, he said, faces challenges which the team is surmounting to unleash President Bio’s vision of a digitally
“Sierratel na we al yone”, the Commercial Service Manager said, adding that under the new tariff plan, the company is currently doing a phone sale at Le80, 000 that can be recharged for as little as Le2,000 to make unlimited Sierratel to Sierratel calls until midnight and for only Le18, 000 the entire month. First class affordable service to the entire nation is Sierratel’s dream and corporate ambition, MD Sankoh stressed. Going into the future, he said, “We want to assure the nation of the cheapest network and affordable service.”
By the end of 2020, Sierratel management predicts that they would have overtaken all the other service providers via deployment of their GSM service, money transfer, tele-service and learning centers and pubs across the length and breadth of the country to boost communication, trade, health, learning outcomes through connectivity to the most remote areas of the country, whilst operating cost-effectively and profitably, thereby completely reforming the traditional Sierratel narrative of inefficiency, sluggishness and loss making.