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Glo lights up 4G LTE tech, cuts data rates

Glo lights up 4G LTE tech, cuts data rates
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Globacom subscribers can now buy cheaper data bundle, the telecoms company has said following announcement of its 4G LTE  service activation across Nigeria.

According to the Second National operator (SNO), the price review on its 4G data bundles lets subscribers have access to thousands of music, video and movie on demand.

[quote font=”georgia” font_size=”22″ font_style=”italic” align=”left” arrow=”yes”]Latest market statistics reveals that out of the over 93 million Internet subscribers in Nigeria, Globacom has the second highest subscription after MTN Nigeria, with 26,628,065 subscribers.[/quote]Under the new plan, subscribers will get 1.6GB of data for N500, while N1000 will have 3.2GB data, 7.5GB for N2000, 10GB for N2,500, 18GB for N4000 and 24GB for N5000.

Other packages offered by Globacom include a new 4G LTE router and the MIFi. While the 4G LTE router gives access to high-speed Internet and landline and comes with free SIM, 60Gb of shareable data valid for a month as well as free content for a one-off fee of N31,000. The company bundled the 4G MiFi with free SIM, 60Gb of shareable data valid for one month and free content for a one-off fee of N25,000.

Latest market statistics reveals that out of the over 93 million Internet subscribers in Nigeria, Globacom has the second highest subscription after MTN Nigeria, with 26,628,065  subscribers.

Big market: Technology Times file photo shows people seen working at Ikeja Computer Village in Lagos
Big market: Technology Times file photo shows people seen working at Ikeja Computer Village in Lagos

Glo said in a statement that ”subscribers in parts of several cities across the country including Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja as well as Jos in Plateau State, Warri in Delta State, Eket in Akwa Ibom State, Benin City in Edo State, Yola in Adamawa State and Zaria in Kaduna State have the opportunity to connect to Glo 4G LTE network immediately.”

Services will be extended to other major cities in quick succession, Glo says noting that the successful launch of the Glo 4G LTE network nationwide will make it possible for millions of Nigerians to enjoy instant, efficient broadband internet at speeds far superior to the 3G network, thus enabling them to download ultra high definition videos in seconds.

Kamaldeen Shonibare, Head, Corporate Sales, Globacom says that “we are pleased to once again play a leading role in empowering Nigerians with world class data services, helping to close the digital divide. In the last one and a half years, the people of this great country have spoken repeatedly by making Globacom the largest data network in new subscriptions.”

Photo file showing a laptop user
Photo file showing a laptop user

The best we can do for our people who believe in us and made us their number one data network is to give them the best technology. What we are offering is the new speed of life.”

According to the Glo exec, the advanced technology of Glo 4G LTE services would touch all aspects of life, from education to agriculture and medical care, thus making life more interesting, comfortable and enjoyable for Nigerians.

“Our subscribers today already enjoy downloading music, video and movie contents and streaming contents on their phones and other devices. But the new Glo 4G LTE network offers subscribers a significantly improved experience. The video and voice quality in video calls on different applications like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber etc is a lot clearer while the picture quality is crisper, and the transmission is faster,” he adds

He explains further that over 150 million telecom subscribers in Nigeria will have access to the internet at a much faster speed and enjoy ultra high definition video without buffering as well as utilise other high intensive data applications with ease, courtesy of Glo 4GLTE.

A mobile phone user looking at the screen of his smartphone
A mobile phone user looking at the screen of his smartphone

Describing Globacom as the digital network for both the present and future generations, Shonibare adds that, “We’re the next generation network, the grandmasters of data. That is why we have taken the lead in providing 4G LTE nationwide with mobility for Nigerians. We want them to experience the power of real time mobile broadband technology at the most affordable rates,”

To join the network, he advised subscribers to buy and register a 4G LTE Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) or swap his or her existing SIM for a 4G SIM, get a 4G phone and dial *777# to buy a data plan.

 

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Donatus Anichukwueze Technology Journalist at Technology Times Media Phone No: 08074016066 e-mail: donatus.anichukwueze@technologytimes.ng

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