Glo splashes N300m on Season 3 “text4millions” promo
TELECOMS| July 8, 2012, 12:24 p.m.
National operator Globacom has launched Season 3 of its popular and highly rewarding Glo “text4millions” promo, which is aimed at rewarding customer loyalty while economically transforming the lives of subscribers on the Glo network.
Speaking at the promo unveiling ceremony, Globacom’s Acting Head of Marketing, Adeniyi Olukoya said that Season 3 of the promo has been made more exciting and rewarding for subscribers who choose to participate in the promo.
He said that Globacom is committed to evolving unique initiatives that will give superior benefits, hope and prosperity to its loyal subscribers and indeed all Nigerians irrespective of the communities in which they live.
“With a payout of up to N300m in cash and prizes, Season 3 of the Glo “text4millions promo is bound to transform the lives of many more of our subscribers across the country, and by extension, positively touch the lives of their family members”, he stated.
Olukoya explained that Globacom decided to introduce the third season of the promo due to its massive popularity among subscribers, adding that the new season will see a significant increase of cash payout as well as remarkable improvement in other prizes to be given out while retaining its transparency and credibility.
Elaborating on the promo, Globacom’s Head of Value Added Services, Samson Isa said that Season 3 of the promo is being organized in order to reach out to the company’s large subscriber base and reward them for their patronage over the years.
He said that each lucky winner in the promo can win from N30,000 up to N3 million daily or N6 million weekly based on the number of sms sent by the winner. There will also be two monthly prizes of N12 million cash and a grand prize of N24 million for lucky subscribers during the 100 days duration of the promo. Consolation prizes of I-pods, Samsung Galaxy tabs, HP laptops and N500 airtime for 100 winners will also be given out to lucky winners on a daily basis.
Isa enjoined all existing and potential Glo subscribers to participate in the promo as anyone could be a winner by just texting the word “WIN” to the short code 2012.
Also speaking at the occasion, the Assistant Director, National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Obi Iregbu, commended Globacom for rewarding its subscribers once again through the Glo “text4millions” promo. He urged subscribers to join the network and participate in the promo, assuring that the Commission will perform its oversight functions to ensure that Glo keeps to its promise of making the promo transparent and credible.
In his own contribution at the event, Adebola Olugbenga, a mechanic who won N10 million in Season 2 of the promo, expressed profound appreciation to Glo for changing his life forever. He urged Nigerians to join the Glo network and participate in Season 3 of the promo.
“Glo has changed my life forever. Today, I live in my own house and I have invested so heavily in my business that I can proudly say that I am no longer a mechanic but an engineer”, he said.
“Glo “text4millions is an sms-based promotion that simply requires subscribers to send WIN to a short code (2012) and accumulate points in order to qualify for the daily, weekly and final draws where they stand to win fantastic life changing prizes running into millions of Naira,” he said.
MORE TELECOMS NEWS
BOCRA shares customer satisfaction surveyThe Botswana Communications Regulations Authority, BOCRA, has shared with its stakeholders the contents of a Customer Satisfaction Survey conducted on its behalf by the Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA). Read More
Etisalat denies multiple suits against NCC, MTNEtisalat has responded to media reports which it says misrepresents the facts about legal action against NCC and MTN. Read More
Yes, Etisalat dragged us to court, says MTNMTN Nigeria has confirmed that it has been served with court papers based on a lawsuit filed by Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Limited (Etisalat Nigeria) over the acquisition of Visafone, the only surviving code division multiple access (CDMA) operator in the country. Read More
Etisalat challenges MTN spectrum useEtisalat Nigeria says it has brought a legal action challenging MTN’s use of the 800MHZ spectrum following the acquisition of Visafone. Read More
NewTelco SA extends African footprint with dedicated Kenyan presenceThe Jasco Group has expanded the presence of NewTelco South Africa, a joint venture between the Jasco Group and NewTelco GMBH, into the East African region with a dedicated presence in Kenya. Read More
Facility closure to affect Ondo services, warns MTNMTN Nigeria has warned that the closure of its facilities in Ondo by the state government will negatively impact the quality of service in the state. Read More
Telcos threaten service blackout on states shutting BTSNigeria’s telecoms operators have threatened not to reopen any base transmission station (BTS) that were forcefully shut down by states. Read More
Neglect of CDMA a mistake, says NCC CEOThe Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has lamented the comatose state of the CDMA sector of the telecoms industry. Read More
Airtel introduces new UnlimiNet 20 daily bundleAirtel has introduced a new “UnlimiNet 20 bundle”, billed as the most affordable bundled offer for voice, SMS and data on the Airtel network. Read More
FEATURED STORYViber Spreads Good Vibes in Africa with the introduction of public chats
Viber, one of the leading messaging and calling apps with more than 664 million unique users worldwide, has opened its latest social channel ‘Public Chats’ to partners in Africa and the Middle East.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHPoised for greater heights – Roshi Motman, AfricaCom CEO of the Year Winner
Roshi Motman is not your average CEO. Since taking up the reins as the first female CEO of Tigo Ghana in 2014, she has led the Tigo brand through a remarkable transformation.
COMPANY NEWSDStv Eutelsat Star Awards winners named
Students from Ghana and Zimbabwe have scooped top honours at 5th edition of DStv Eutelsat Star Awards organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat.