Glo subscribers have been commended for their massive support to the company in the last 19 years. Globacom commenced operation on 29th August 29, 2003. In a press statement in Lagos, Globacom stated that “it has been an eventful and fulfilling 19 years of operations”.
Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the company, Mr. Bisi Koleosho, thanked Nigerians, particularly Glo subscribers, for their faith in the company, and assured them of the company’s commitment to the provision of world-class communications and digital services.
This, according to him, is part of the corporate promise by Globacom at launch to build robust communication and technology infrastructure that would provide a top-notch network that will stand test of time.
Mr. Koleosho said, “As we celebrate our remarkable achievements these past 19 years, we wish to thank our subscribers for keeping faith with us these past 19 years. We assure them that Globacom will remain a catalyst for socio-economic empowerment not only in Nigeria but also in Africa”. He added that the company’s continuous investment in new technologies will continue to wow its customers and exceed their expectations.
He also expatiated on Globacom’s ongoing network expansion and upgrade of its sites to 4G-LTE across the country in its quest to continue to offer high-speed and quality data experience to its over 55 million subscribers. The process, according to him, involves the entire scope of telecoms infrastructure upgrade from the core network to access network, transmission and IP network, fiber network, metro access, and backbone infrastructure. Others are rollout out of new sites to boost network coverage in areas that need improvement.
He said “This ultimately improves customers’ network experience and satisfaction in terms of service delivery, network quality and coverage”,
The company has also significantly impacted international telecom operations with Glo Gateway, the International Wholesale Voice and Data Exchange, and the Trading Business Unit of Globacom. It is the first operator in Africa to launch gateway switches outside the continent to carry international voice and data traffic. Glo 1, the first privately owned submarine cable, has also addressed the bandwidth requirements of the West African sub-region and led to the crashing of data tariffs.