In line with its promise to fast track the roll out of its Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution (4GLTE) to all the nooks and crannies of Nigeria, Globacom Nigeria has extended the 4G signal to 16 more major locations in the country including key tertiary institutions like the Lagos State University, Ojo; Babcock University, Ilishan; Ogun State and Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State.
The other 13 new locations are Ikeja, Oregun, Opebi and Isolo in Lagos, Redemption Camp in Ogun State; Rukpokwu, Rumuibekwe, Eleme Junction, Woji, Eliozu, and Rumuigbo in Port Harcourt, Rivers State as well as Mpape and Utako in Abuja.
These new 16 towns added to the 17 locations that were earlier connected to the Glo 4G LTE network, bringing to thirty-three the total number of locations enjoying the fastest growing 4G network in Nigeria.
Following this development, Glo subscribers in these 33 locations are now enjoying instant and efficient mobile broadband internet services at speeds which are light years faster than the 3G network and catalyse downloads of ultra high definition videos in seconds.
It will be recalled that Globacom recently announced the rollout of 4G LTE services in Bonny, Escravos, Forcados, Abraka (Delta State University), Ekpoma (Ambrose Alli University), Okada (Igbinedion University), Agbor (College of Education), and Sapele (Western Delta University).
On October 4, Glo 4G LTE rolled out in nine cities including Lagos- Lekki, Ikoyi, Victoria Island, 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 supersonic Glo 4G LTE comes with incentives such as free access to millions of music, video and movie on demand, among others which Nigerians can enjoy when they purchase and register a 4G LTE.
To begin to enjoy the service, customers are required to buy and 4G LTE SIM card or swap the existing SIM for a 4G SIM, buy a 4G phone and dial *777# to buy a data plan.
Also on offer from Globacom is 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. For those who prefer MiFi, Globacom is bundling its 4G MiFi with free SIM, 60 GB of shareable data valid for one month and free world-class content for a one-off fee of N25,000.
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.