Globacom, Nigeria’s second largest mobile operator by subscribers, has announced the commercial launch of LTE services in nine cities across the country, namely Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Jos, Warri, Eket, Benin City, Yola and Zaria. The 4G network, which is available to both personal and business customers, will be extended to other major cities in the near future. A wide selection of LTE data tariffs has been launched by the company, with 30-day plans ranging in price from NGN1,000 (USD3.2) for an allowance of 3.2GB to NGN18,000 for 90GB.
‘We are pleased to once again play a leading role in empowering Nigerians with world class data services, helping to close the digital divide,’ commented Kamaldeen Shonibare, Globacom’s head of Corporate Sales, adding: ‘In the last one and a half years, the people of this great country have spoken repeatedly by making Globacom the largest data network in new subscriptions. The best we can do for our people who believe in us and made us their number one data network is to give them the best technology.’