Globacom has announced recently that sixteen more major locations have been connected to its advanced 4G LTE network, according to a statement from the mobile giant
The new locations it added include the Lagos State University and Babcock University in Ogun State. Others are Ikeja, Oregun, Opebi and Isolo in Lagos; Redemption Camp in Ogun State; Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, as well as Rukpokwu, Rumuibekwe, Eleme Junction, Woji, Eliozu, and Rumuigbo in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Mpape and Utako in Abuja are the remaining new locations now covered by Glo 4G LTE service.
The 16 new towns join the eight cities that were connected to the network last week and the nine that were hooked up at the formal launch of the service two weeks ago. This confirms Glo’s 4G LTE as the fastest growing 4G network in Nigeria and gives fillip to Globacom’s stated resolve to avail millions of Nigerians the benefits of the highly advanced technology.
With the connection of the 16 new towns to the network, Glo subscribers in the areas can now enjoy instant and efficient mobile broadband internet services at speeds which are several times faster than the 3G network. They will also be able to download ultra high definition videos in seconds.
Globacom had last week 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).
The nine cities the operator launched 4G LTE in two weeks ago were 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).
Glo 4G LTE comes with such benefits as free access to millions of music, video and movie on demand, among others. To enjoy the superlative benefits, 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.
Globacom 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. 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.