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Posts Tagged ‘Glo’

  • Globacom invests in Nigeria's fibre infrastructure

    Mobile network operators in Ghana challenge $6.9 million NCA fine

    January 22, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Mobile network operators in Ghana challenge $6.9 million NCA fine

    Four of Ghana’s mobile network operators (MNOs) have challenged the $6,924,762.60 fine imposed by the National Communications Authority (NCA) for various infractions in their licence conditions. The MNO’s have refused to pay the penalty. Reports...

  • New partnership to boost financial inclusion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Mobile operators plan to improve financial literacy in Nigeria

    October 17, 2018 • Finance, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Mobile operators plan to improve financial literacy in Nigeria

    Nigeria’s mobile operators have set up the Telecommunications Financial Inclusion Committee and laid out a plan to improve financial literacy in Nigeria. Glo, 9Mobile, Airtel, MTN and Ntel held a meeting in September 4, 2018, where the operators...

  • Globacom invests in Nigeria's fibre infrastructure

    Ghana: NCA intervenes in Glo-Surfline dispute

    August 7, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: NCA intervenes in Glo-Surfline dispute

    The National Communications Authority (NCA) in Ghana has announced that it has intervened in an dispute between Glo Mobile Ghana and Surfline Ghana. The NCA met with both Glo and Surfline to determine the details and extent of the issue. Director General of...

  • Pan African Towers signs $20 million infrastructural investment deal

    Ghana: Glo names new head of business

    March 29, 2016 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Glo names new head of business

    Glo Ghana has revealed the appointment of Augustine Mamoru as head of business. Mamoru will be replacing Hakeem Kazeem, who has been recalled to headquarters in Nigeria. At the time of his appointment Mamoru was formerly Head of Commercial at Glo. According...

  • Globacom invests in Nigeria's fibre infrastructure

    Glo Nigeria relaunches youth package

    May 12, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Glo Nigeria relaunches youth package

    With youth on the minds of telecommunications companies across Africa, Nigerian mobile operator Globacom announced it had relaunched Glo Bounce, a special rate package aimed at youth and “the young-at-heart.” It comes on the heels of numerous operators...

  • Ghana: Mobile phone users on the rise

    October 8, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: Mobile phone users on the rise

    The National Communications Authority (NCA) has revealed that the mobile voice subscriber base has increased from 29.37 million at the end of July to 29.53 million as at the end of August 2014. According to reports, MTN had an increase of 110,042 from July to...

  • Nigeria: Tecno Mobile introduces Phantom Z smartphone

    August 6, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria: Tecno Mobile introduces Phantom Z smartphone

    Tecno Mobile has unveiled the Phantom Z smartphone, which caters for the Nigerian market. According to the manufacturer, the device will come with a data bundle from either MTN, Etisalat, Glo or Airtel – dependent on the customer’s choice. The...

  • 34 celebs to feature in new Globacom campaign

    July 24, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on 34 celebs to feature in new Globacom campaign

    Globacom is set to launch a new campaign. The new campaign’s theme is titled “Go Ahead” and will feature 34 Nigerian celebrities. The theme is in essence based around the Glo network and the ability to communicate over voice, data and fixed...

  • Globacom unveils anonymous E-Top Up service in Benin Republic

    July 2, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Globacom unveils anonymous E-Top Up service in Benin Republic

    Globacom subscribers situated in the Benin Republic are now able to recharge their airtime without the use of recharge cards. This is due to the company introducing an E-top up service. Femi Ogunlus, Head of Glomobile Benin, stated that, “Subscribers...

  • Vodafone Zambia's CEO retires

    Vodafone Ghana increases market share

    February 4, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on Vodafone Ghana increases market share

    The National Communication Authority (NCA) of Ghana has released figures which confirm that mobile operator Vodafone Ghana has increased its subscriber base to 1,357 million, equating to 13,90% of the total market share by end November 2013. Regional...

  • Data subscriptions drop in Ghana

    September 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Data subscriptions drop in Ghana

    Despite a major boost in overall mobile penetration in Ghana, the county’s telecommunications regulator announced that the country had seen a drop-off in the total number of data subscriptions in the country through the end of July. According to the...

  • Nigeria’s NATCOMS threatens mobile operator boycott

    September 11, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria’s NATCOMS threatens mobile operator boycott

    Nigeria’s National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers (NATCOMS) issued a threat to the country’s mobile operators yesterday, saying that it is willing to boycott mobile operators such as MTN and Glo over compensation for poor service....

  • Nigeria’s Glo launches Flexi package

    October 11, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria’s Glo launches Flexi package

    With telecommunications operators facing criticism by both Nigeria’s regulator and the country’s citizens, Glo is hoping that new initiatives can win back the hearts and minds of users. Glo Mobile says it will launch a new billing package that...

  • Glo Ghana attracts 2-million users in four months

    September 14, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Glo Ghana attracts 2-million users in four months

    Ghana’s mobile service operator Glo has managed to attract over two million subscribers in the country – representing 8% market share – since it started operating as a service provider in May of this year. Being part of Globacom, the extra two...

  • Attacks cost Nigerian phone operators N20 billion

    September 10, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Attacks cost Nigerian phone operators N20 billion

    This Day in Nigeria has reported that phone operators who fell victim to attacks, suspected to be by the Islamic group, Boko Haram, may have suffered loss of nearly N20 billion. According to the report the Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators...

  • Glo launches new bundle mobile Internet plans

    July 3, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (4)

    Mobile operator Glo has released a new bundled mobile package in Nigeria, called Glo Pocket Internet, which will allow Internet users to surf the web faster on their mobile phones. “All Glo subscribers can now enjoy super-fast and reliable connectivity...