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Glo parades new devices at telecoms fair

National telecoms operator, Globacom, on Thursday made a grand entry into this year’s West African Information Communication and Technology (WAFICT) exhibition in Lagos, with several new high-end and pocket-friendly offerings.

The operator introduced to visitors at the foremost technology exhibition one of its newest hi-tech offerings, the Asus Fonepad which combines two devices in one – a mobile phone and a tablet.

According to Globacom’s Head of Gloworld, Brenda Akhigbe, the new Asus Fonepad comes with 1 GB free data subscription. “Five hundred megabytes free data bundle is given on activation and 100mb is given subsequently for every N1000 plan purchased for the next five months”, she explained.

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Also on display at the exhibition is the repackaged Glo Bolt MiFi router which now comes at a reduced price and a total of 7 GB free data for one year.

Those who visited the Glo stand on the first day of the fair included the Director General, Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, Emeka Mba; Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Gbenga Adebayo; Director Public Affairs of the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC), Tony Ojobo and former Minister of State, Ministry of Communications, Dasuki Nakande among other dignitaries.

Participants at the fair also had opportunities to migrate to and experience two of Glo Mobile’s new tariff packages: Glo Bounce for pre-paid customers and Glo Infinitiser for Post-paid customers.

Glo Bounce allows subscribers to call other Bounce customers at the heavily discounted rate of 5k per second and send SMS at the low rate of N3 per SMS. Bounce customers also stand to enjoy the Campus Zone (available in all tertiary institutions ) call rate of 5k per second to any Glo line and a flat rate of 12k per second to all other networks.

Other benefits include 30MB free data bundle on every recharge of N200 and above, one free SMS for every SMS sent by the subscriber, free browsing on Facebook, free ringback tunes for one month and free night calls from 12 midnight to 5 a.m. for every subscriber who uses a minimum of N30 before midnight.

Glo Infinitiser on its part offers subscribers on-net calls free and off -net calls at 25k per second. Glo infinitiser also dangles free 1GB data bundle to subscribers.

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