One week after it formally launched its 4G/LTE nationwide network, national operator, Globacom, has connected eight more cities to the advanced network. This, the company said, is in keeping with its promise to embark upon a rapid rollout of the service in more locations across the country.
The new locations, according to Globacom, are Okada (Igbinedion University), Ekpoma (Ambrose Alli University), Bonny, Escravos, Forcados, Abraka (Delta State University), Agbor (College of Education), and Sapele (Western Delta University).
Globacom at the launch of the service on October 4 had announced availability of its 4G coverage in nine cities, namely Lagos- Lekki, Ikoyi, V.I, Ajah and Akoka (South West), Port Harcourt- Aba Road, Trans Amadi, Diobu, Old GRA and UNIPort, Warri, Eket and Benin (South South), Abuja- Maitama, Wuse, Asokoro, Garki/Central Business District and Airport Road and Jos (North Central), Yola – ABTI (North East) and Zaria- ABU (North West). The eight new locations thus bring to 17 the number of cities covered by the Glo 4network.
“Our commitment is to give Nigerians access to this advanced network wherever they may be located in this country. It’s a lot of investment, but Globacom is committed to making it so that our subscribers can enjoy the best of telecommunications services at home, at work or on the move,” Globacom had said through its head of Corporate Sales, Shonibare said.
Globacom urged millions of subscribers in the eight new locations will seize the opportunity to avail themselves of the immense benefits of the network.
Since the Glo 4G LTE nationwide network was launched, many telecoms subscribers have thronged the Glo World outlets across the country seeking to connect to the network.
The brand new Glo 4G LTE network enables Globacom to offer instant efficient mobile broadband internet to subscribers at unprecedented speeds, which will enable subscribers to download ultra high definition videos in seconds.
The Glo 4G LTE comes with enormous benefits such as free access to millions of music, video and movie on demand, among others. Available 4G data bundles include N500 for a whopping 1.6GB of data, N1000 for 3.2GB data and 7.5GB for N2000. Others include 10GB for N2,500, 18GB for N4000 and 24GB for N5000.
To join the most advanced network, customers are required 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.
The company is also offering a brand new 4G LTE router which gives access to Ultra High Speed Internet and landline, with free SIM, 60 GB of shareable data valid for a month and free world-class content for a one-off fee of N31,000. There is also the Glo 4G MiFi which is bundled with free SIM, 60Gb of shareable data valid for one month and free world-class content for a one-off fee of N25,000.