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  • Globacom to introduce new data analytics tools

    Globacom to introduce new data analytics tools

    February 7, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Globacom to introduce new data analytics tools

    Globacom has announced plans to introduce new data analytics tools to capture subscribers’ real time experience. According to Sanjib Roy, Globacom’s Group Technical Director, Globacom has extensively invested in network upgrades, including...

  • Globacom invests in Nigeria's fibre infrastructure

    Globacom invests in Nigeria’s fibre infrastructure

    February 4, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Globacom invests in Nigeria’s fibre infrastructure

    Globacom has announced that it will be rolling out its Glo2 fibre optic infrastructure in 2019 from Lagos to Niger Delta states which would provide high-speed broadband services to oil companies as well as link up the cable to the northern states....

  • NCC fines telecos for violating regulation

    Nigeria sees growth in internet users revealed NCC

    January 24, 2019 • Online & Social, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria sees growth in internet users revealed NCC

    On Monday, 21 January 2019, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) released its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for December 2018. Data from the report shows that overall internet users increased to 111,632,516 in December 2018 from the 108,457,051...

  • NCC fines telecos for violating regulation

    Nigeria- Regulator Blocks Free Data Day

    August 11, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria- Regulator Blocks Free Data Day

    According to reports by Buzz Nigeria, The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has decided to intervene and prevent Nigerian telecommunications company, Globacom, from proceeding with its planned free data day promotion. Globacom’s planned...

  • Benin: Telecom operators must repay overbilled customers

    May 27, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Benin: Telecom operators must repay overbilled customers

    Benin telecommunications operators Spacetel, Etisalat and Glo have all been ordered by telecom regulator Arcep to pay back customers for overbilled telecom services. The move comes after users had complained about overbilling. The authority said that due...

  • Nigeria: Glo offers airport wifi service

    May 27, 2015 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria: Glo offers airport wifi service

    Nigerian telecommunications operator Globacom (Glo) announced that it has launched the first comprehensive airport wireless Internet service in partnership with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The new service will allow travelers to have...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Samsung Galaxy S5

    Globacom, Samsung Partner on Galaxy S5

    June 11, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom, Samsung Partner on Galaxy S5

    Globacom and Samsung have together partnered in order to offer in-store activations featuring Samsung’s latest Galaxy device, the Galaxy S5. During the in-store activation period, consumers who purchased the Samsung Galaxy S5 were given premium Samsung...

  • Nigeria crosses 120-million mobile subscriber mark

    August 14, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria crosses 120-million mobile subscriber mark

    As South African-based mobile operator MTN revealed their earnings and subscriber numbers for the quarter, Nigeria’s Communications Commission (NCC) revealed that the country’s mobile subscribers have reached over 120-million. Operator MTN is still well...

  • Globacom launches SMS newspaper

    June 13, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom launches SMS newspaper

    Mobile operator Globacom has launched a mobile newspaper in Nigeria, which will provide subscribers on the network with news and updates from around the region. “We are glad to announce to our esteemed subscribers the birth of Glo-Mpaper, a service that...

  • Globacom to start $750m network upgrade

    April 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Globacom to start $750m network upgrade

    Nigerian-based mobile operator Globacom has started an upgrading drive of its current network, and announced that they have signed a $750m contract with Chinese ICT solutions provider  Huawei Technologies. “It is our 10th anniversary and we have been...

  • Nigeria’s Glo announces global Wi-Fi bundle

    February 19, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria’s Glo announces global Wi-Fi bundle

    Nigeria’s telecom operator Globacom (Glo) has announced the launch of a new Internet wireless router in the hope that it will boost “on-the-go and office” connections for users. According to the operator, the launch...

  • Nigeria’s Glo bolts ahead with new data plan

    November 22, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    In an effort to increase its customer satisfaction and user base, Nigeria’s Globacom has announced a new series of data plans aimed at increasing their customers’ ability to get online and send SMS messages. According to the telecom operator, the company...

  • Telecom operators must help regulate mobile money – Nigeria’s Glo

    October 16, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telecom operators must help regulate mobile money – Nigeria’s Glo

    Nigeria’s Globacom is urging the central government to consider the role of telecom operators in helping to regulate the mobile money subsector. At a recent seminar titled “Nigeria Transiting to a cashless society: Possibilities and Challenges,”...

  • 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...