Glo launches new Wi-Fi router bundle
MOBILE| Feb. 17, 2013, 7:57 a.m.
Globacom has released a new bundled device, the Glo mobile Wi-Fi, that gives fast and affordable internet experience for subscribers at homes, in the offices and those in transit.
The Glo Mobile Wi-Fi is a mobile portable device that can connect up to 5 different gadgets (PCs, laptops, tablets, smart phones, PSPs, etc.) with equal power. It enables these gadgets to browse, send emails and connect to social networks all at the same time.
Globacom’s Marketing Coordinator, Mr. Niyi Olukoya, explained that the Wi-Fi comes with free SIM and free 1GB data for the first one month and another free 1GB data for the next six months based on continuous subscription. The device is mini-sized with long battery life span.
Olukoya said that the Glo mobile Wi-Fi is aimed at absorbing the massive demand for internet connectivity in the country. “We are aware of the increasing appetite for internet connections. Consumers now want to connect on multiple devices like iPad, the Smartphone, lap top PSPs, itouches and such other devices, everywhere and at all times.
"There is a demand for connectivity by all members of the home, thereby making the Glo Wi-Fi the ultimate internet solution for consumers”, he said.
The offers meet the needs of consumers who want to enjoy the best of three worlds in the form of up-to-date gadgets, unfettered internet access and affordability, said Olukoya.
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