In line with Globacom’s strategic vision of delivering convenient and best value for money solutions to its teeming customers, the company has announced the introduction of New Glo Data Plans with FREE YouTube streaming. With this offer, customers can now automatically enjoy free YouTube access with every purchase of data plans worth N500 or more.… Read more Glo Introduces New Data Plans with Free YouTube Streaming – Tech Blog In Nigeria For How TOs
Glo states that there has been no reduction in the data volume given to customers. However, there are a few conditions to be met in order to enjoy the usual data volume. According to them, to enjoy the same data volume, customers should have activated auto renewal of the subscription or re-subscribe within 3 days.… Read more Glo’s Data Subscription now has a Requirement
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said that active users of telecommunications services in the country increased to 153,949,450 in November 2016. The telecommunications industry regulator gave the figure in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data obtained, yesterday, in Lagos. Continue Reading
I borrowed the title of this post from the song “Jump Around”, a 1992 smash hit from the musical group – House of Pain. The phrase aptly describes my porting sojourn from Glo to MTN and back to Glo. You may read up my post on my initial experience porting from Glo to MTN here.… Read more “Like The Prodigal Son, I’ve Returned …”
Out of curiosity, I enabled the 4G radio on my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone for the first time since i got it and was taken aback when i noticed the 4G icon. Expecting it to be a ruse, i decided to give my download speed a test and was pleasantly surprised at what i saw.… Read more 4G Speeds In Nigeria – The Hype vs The Reality
Cautiously, i typed the keyword coweek on my phone and sent it via sms to the shortcode 777. All the while, i had my fingers crossed. Thankfully, the procedure described above deducted N400 (US$2.50) from my call credit and gave me a week access to Globacom internet services, with a data limit of 700MB. So,… Read more Browsing With Glo BIS On PC And Mobiles – So What Gives?
Name it, chances are that I have used it before. From the early days of internet access in Nigeria in the late 1990s when ISPs like hyperia and linkserve held sway with their dial up internet, to more recent times with ISPs like IPNX, Zoom, Onet and the GSM networks like MTN, Glo, Etisalat calling… Read more Cobranet – Nigeria’s Fastest Internet Speed?
Globacom data services came up today after about a week of outage. However, a quick trip to Ikeja (Lagos Mainland) yesterday gave me a little insight to the extent and spread of these outages. It seems to be more frequent on Lagos Island as subscribers on the mainland seemed unaffected. The sad part of it… Read more Still On Globacom Nigeria
At least half of the people that click on this post would expect to find some hacking tips on how to browse the internet for free. Sorry, no hacking tips here. However, for those that subscribe to Globacom’s cheaper internet bundles, ever tried dialling 124 to know if you are a beneficiary of Glo’s free… Read more Free Internet Browsing
The impending Mobile number portability in the Nigerian GSM sector has been welcomed with applause and expectations. This is with the assumption that the industry would become very much competitive, barring any form of cartel formation, that is, if it is not in existence already. Number portability basically means that, say, using a “0809” number… Read more I Have a Dream …
GLO mobile Service outage in Port Harcourt. Affected services include GSM and Blackberry services.
Nine years after the launch of GSM technology in Nigeria, I feel so disillusioned about expectations not met. Sure, its pluses has been pointed out to me countless times, that apart from it been the major (somebody said only) achievement of the Olusegun Obasanjo 8 year administration, it is also said that the boost it… Read more GSM in Nigeria – The journey so far