Total telecommunications solutions provider, Globacom, is set to speed-up economic and commercial activities as well as boost productivity of professionals, students and traders across the country with the launch of its Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution Advanced network, popularly known as 4G-LTE Advanced.
In a statement in Lagos, Globacom said, “Delivering a superior 4G LTE Advanced technology was a major step in actualizing our objective of empowering Nigerians for a better internet experience and more productive life”, adding that service will be rolled out simultaneously in several major cities.
Describing Glo LTE Advanced as the power of three LTE data networks in one, the company stated that, “It is faster, stronger and better”, adding that over 4,000 LTE Advanced sites will be rolled out in major cities across the country in 2023.
Explaining how new and existing customers can connect to the network, Globacom said, “It is a simple process. For those who already have 4G SIMs, they will be able to enjoy the Glo LTE Advanced service. But for those who do not have the 4G SIMs, they first need to upgrade their SIM cards to USIM (4G SIM). The upgrade process is also simple, as all you require is a SIM Swap, which takes two minutes. The customer also needs a device that is 4G-enabled. Then, you will experience seamless and super-fast mobile Internet services on the Glo network,”
The company stated it acquired additional 4G spectrum on 2.6GHZ band to enhance capacity and quality, adding that this was underscored by consistent growth of smart devices in Nigeria, the demand for bandwidth and high speed capabilities which is also increasing as subscribers exchange, as well as download and upload more videos, music and documents and use of mobile applications that are bandwidth intensive, adding that the need for Access to affordable 4G LTE Advanced technology will enhance the experience of these subscribers.
“Our subscribers today already enjoy superfast music, video and movie contents downloads. They are also streaming contents on their phones and other devices. But the new Glo 4G LTE Advanced network offers subscribers a significantly improved experience. The video and voice quality in video calls on different applications like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber etc is a lot clearer while the picture quality is crispier, and the transmission is faster”. The statement concluded.
It urged subscribers to connect to the Glo 4G LTE Advanced immediately by visiting the nearest Gloworld shop after which they will start enjoying boundless opportunities offered by the advanced and superior technology which also enables optimum performance for use cases in telemedicine, e-agriculture, 3D Games, etc.