Posts Tagged ‘mms’
Why I prefer Zain to MTN
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

I listened to Philip Sowah, the Country Manager of Zain Communications Ghana Limited, being interviewed on Joy FM's Super Morning show one morning in the last quarter of 2008. It was at the eve of Zain's network launch in Ghana. One thing I remember clearly was him saying Zain Ghana has so much network capacity, they are scared in a positive way. I wondered to myself: "What is he talking about? Why this much confidence? Is this a marketing ...  [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]

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Following the launch of several value-added services by telecom operators, Tayo Ajakaye asks who uses these service. Value-added services are those service outside the core services provided by service providers. Just as the name implies, a value-added service is supposed to add value to the subscribers' use of an operator's network. These services have unique characteristics and they relate to other services in a completely different way. They ...  [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]