Just like MTN, who commenced the test-run of its fourth generation long term evolution (4G LTE) internet technology service for smartphone users some months back, and their nationwide roll-out barely a week ago, Globacom (Glo) has just launched its 4G LTE services for all subscribers in Nigeria.
The announcement was made via the telco’s official Twitter account earlier this afternoon. Glo 4G LTE data plans range from as low as ₦500, for 1.6GB (1 week) to as high as ₦18,000, for 90GB (30 days).
Below are all the Glo 4G LTE Data Plans that will be suitable for LTE users.
1.6GB for N500 (7 Days Validity)
3.2GB for N1000 (30 days validity)
7.5GB for N2000 (30 days)
10GB for N2500 (30 days validity)
12GB for N3000 (30 days validity)
6… Click more to explore other plans.
This makes Glo only the third mobile network in Nigeria to activate 4G LTE, after nTel and MTN.
Report has it that the 4G LTE services was indeed live but only available in nine cities across Nigeria; Lagos, Abuja, PHC, Benin, Eket, Jos, Warri, Yola and Zaria. It said other cities would follow suit in the nearest future.
Rumors are already flying that Etisalat is the next on line to launch. But what else can we do than to wait and see how things would unfold.
4G is the fourth generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology, succeeding 3G. A 4G system must provide capabilities defined by ITU in IMT Advanced. Potential and current applications include amended mobile webaccess, IP telephony, gaming services, high-definition mobile TV, video conferencing, 3D television.