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  • Globacom rolls out 110 000 free police telephone lines

    July 9, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom rolls out 110 000 free police telephone lines

    Nigerian telecommunication provider Globacom has installed 110 000 toll-free lines within the country’s police force, which will help officers to combat crime and stay in contact with their families.   Globacom’s spokesperson Babatunde Amunikoro said...

  • 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...

  • Nigerian mobile operators agree to pay fines

    June 15, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (5)

    After refusing to pay the fines imposed on them by Nigeria’s Communications Commission (NCC), mobile operators MTN, Globacom, Airtel and Etisalat have agreed to pay the N1.17 billion fine ($7.3-million). The NCC has given the operators numerous deadlines...

  • Nigeria’s NCC not backing down on operator fines

    May 30, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria’s NCC not backing down on operator fines

    The on-going battle between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and four mobile operators in the country took another turn for the worst, as the NCC is adamant that the operators should pay their fines. Mobile operators MTN, Globacom, Airtel and...

  • Globacom installs broadband in another Nigerian city

    March 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (6)

    Nigerian telecom operator Globacom, has taken fixed line services on its Broadaccess network to the nation’s third largest city Ibadan. The company aims to offer voice, data transmission and internet services. Globacom will also offer broadcast TV, call...

  • Nigeria’s Glo plans 200 stores over two years

    October 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria’s Glo plans 200 stores over two years

    Globacom, a mobile telecoms operator, on Tuesday revealed plans to roll out about 200 Glo Zones in Nigeria over the next two years. Dimeji Amoo, Globacom Nigeria Head of West 2 Territory told reporters that the new facilities would help enhance telephone...

  • Nokia and Globacom offer new phone bundle

    July 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nokia and Globacom offer new phone bundle

    Nokia, a global mobile phone manufacturing company, and Globacom, Nigeria’s second national operator, have launched a unique bundle offer for the new Nokia E6 handsets. Glo is offering 6GB of Internet data access for six months for N7, 500 on the Nokia E6,...

  • Globacom taking on Nigeria’s internet problems

    June 20, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom taking on Nigeria’s internet problems

    Globacom Nigeria, the country’s second national carrier is set to take competition in bandwidth services to a new level as it plans to offer cheaper prices to internet service providers in Nigeria. With this development, more Nigerian cities will soon be...

  • Glo inks 10yr deal with Shell

    June 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Glo inks 10yr deal with Shell

    GLOBACOM Limited, Nigeria’s mobile service provider, has signed a second 10-year connectivity contract with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). Globacom, popularly known as Glo, will provide SPDC with a high-speed bandwidth link, connecting its...

  • GLO 1 Launches Services in Ghana

    April 8, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Glo 1, a high capacity undersea fibre-optic cable, has today connected Ghana to West Africa and Europe. The 9,800km long submarine cable network, the first project of its kind to be executed entirely by a single organisation, berthed on the beaches of Osu,...

  • Globacom to obtain new spectrum license in Nigeria

    March 28, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom to obtain new spectrum license in Nigeria

    According to a report published on Monday, Nigeria’s second national carrier Globacom is expected to obtain a new spectrum license from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) by the third quarter of this year. Business Day Online reported they...

  • Globacom launches prepaid 3G plus services in Nigeria

    February 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom launches prepaid 3G plus services in Nigeria

    Globacom has launched a prepaid 3G plus Internet service for Kaduna in Nigeria, the company said on Wednesday in a press statement. Speaking at a press conference for the launch, the Chief Operating Officer of Globacom’s Group, Mohammed Jameel, said,...

  • Glo makes internet access cheaper

    February 1, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Glo makes internet access cheaper

    GLO has announced a reduction in the price of its 3G Internet modem from N8,500 to N5,000, making it the most affordable product of its kind in the market. The modems are available in all Gloworld Shops in Nigeria and some selected dealers. The company has...

  • Globacom Nigeria launches LTE‎ Network

    January 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom Nigeria launches LTE‎ Network

    Nigeria’s mobile operator Globacom has launched a 4G-LTE network to deliver higher data speeds and reliability, reports LTE World. “It’s the state of art technology and we will now connect demanding corporate customers and high data users through...

  • Globacom launches tracking service

    November 29, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom launches tracking service

    GLOBACOM has moved to check the high incidence of theft with the introduction of a new and affordable tracking device known as GloWatch. The newly released technology assists subscribers to track the movement, speed and location of their mobile assets such as...

  • Globacom unveils new tariff packages

    November 22, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    GLOBACOM, one of the leading GSM operators in Nigeria, has rolled out four new tariff packages which the company says are aimed at reducing call costs for its subscribers based on its “Expect More” campaign platform. The four packages include More...