Posts Tagged ‘glo mobile nigeria’
Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

Telecom giant MTN is known across the continent as a big/smart player in the mobile telecommunications industry. They are very innovative and always at the front edge of introducing the latest technologies and value-added-services. MTN introduced Caller Ring Back Tone (CRBT) in South Africa, and branded it "MTN CallerTunez". The service basically allows your callers to hear a tune you have selected when they call, instead of the usual buzz ...  [Read more]

Roaming Into Nigeria
Saturday, September 17th, 2005

I had to visit home again after a long time away, in October 2004. I had nothing to worry about. It would be like I was still in my country of residence. Armed with my notebook computer, a VISA debit card, few personal effects, and of course, my good old Nokia 7250i, I set off for Ibadan (south west Nigeria), my beloved home town. Ghana's Spacefon Areeba announced on November 15th 2003, west Africa's first prepaid roaming service. I knew I ...  [Read more]

'Glo-ing' In Nigeria
Tuesday, June 21st, 2005

Glo Mobile, the GSM subsidiary of Globacom Nigeria Limited has been a great player in the telecom industry since it was launched in 2003. First came the rather aggressive adverts on all the available media in the country: TV, Radio, Newspapers, Magazine and even the Internet. Nigerians were left to wonder what this new entrant could offer. Glo Mobile made promises, to be Nigeria's best mobile phone operator, to break the hitherto existing ...  [Read more]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2005

A vital part of any business venture is customer care, also referred to in various circles as after-sales support. The idea is that almost anyone can sell a product and then take the next bus out of town. Customer support can make a world of a difference in the operations of any organisation, especially telecoms operations. In this saddening in this light to observe that a significant number of GSM operators in Nigeria only pay lip service ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, May 11th, 2005

How does MTN's CSD data services fare side-by-side GloMobile's GPRS offerings? Well, I should know, seeing that I have used both extensively over time. I will not be comparing WAP services here, as they are pretty limited in use to the business person, but full data services giving you access to the Web, email and FTP etc. Getting Started On MTN, you only need pay a one-time fee of N1,500 to be signed up for Enhanced Data and Fax. This is ...  [Read more]