GLO Nigeria remains one of the largest and most trusted telecommunication networks in Nigeria. The company is owned by Chief Mike Adenuga from Ogun State, South-west Nigeria. The current number of staff exceeds 3,000.
Glo Network Nigeria is a company that provides internet service in Nigeria. They offer high-speed, reliable and affordable connections to people across the country. Glo Network has an extensive network of towers which enables them to provide coverage for over 90% of the population.
Glo Mobile also offers data plans for individuals who use their phone as their primary source of connectivity; these plans come with various benefits such as unlimited social media access, 200MB daily browsing, free music downloads, 500 minutes on call and 1GB monthly data allowance.
The company was established in 2003 with Lagos State as its corporate headquarters. The current Executive Vice Chairman is Bella Disu. In January 2021, the company has over 45 million subscribers, making it the second-largest network operator in the country.
The company is the first telecommunication network to build a submarine cable from the United Kingdom to Nigeria at $800 million. Globacom has many strategic business units. These units are Glo Mobile, Glo Broad Access, Glo Gateway, and Glo-1.
Glo mobile weekend data plan
Glo introduced the new weekend plan valued at 500 nairas for 3GB, valid for seven days. You can use this data plan from Saturday midnight to Sunday 11:59 pm and during 12 am – 5 pm. Hence, you can browse, download, stream, and do whatever you want online with this plan.
You can use your weekend plan on phones, tablets, and computers over the weekend for 3GB allocation. If you are only using the data for reading articles, news you can’t finish it during the weekend. Therefore, you have to combine it with streaming and downloading huge files.
To subscribe to weekend data plans from Glo, hit this USSD code on your mobile or modem *127*61#. Alternatively, you can send a short message: 61 to 127.
Glo weekend internet data bundles are GLO’s supplementary internet data bundles that the network providers make available for subscribers to allow for simple internet access.
The introduction of the weekend data bundle alongside the social media bundles offered by several Telecom operators in Nigeria is aimed to get more users connected to the Internet. Also, it is to enable them to use various internet resources.
GLO network has offered more data bonuses than any other Telecom operators. There is no denying it; GLO gives the most in terms of data affordability and bonuses. Hence, you get more internet data bundles for less money.
GLO has improved its network reliability and connectivity across Nigeria since many Nigerians have criticized the network for poor network services. Nevertheless, the GLO network has been excellent in providing overall internet services.
The 4G on GLO has been excellent. It is one of the most robust 4G providers in Nigeria, handling both band three and band 28. Hence, allowing for more devices with varying 4G bands to gain 4G access for faster Internet.
- John Aina Ajibola has a Masters degree as an engineer and has over 3 years of teaching and research experience. He is happiest when on a bike and is also interested in electric energy and computer Science.