The President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Alhaji Remi Bello has commended the next generation network, Globacom for its love for people-oriented programmes and the affordability of its products and services.
He said that this has earned the company the highest number of new GSM subscribers in 2015.
Alhaji Bello who stated this in his opening remark at the Globacom Special Day at the on going 29th Lagos International Trade Fair at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos said “the subscriber data on the Nigerian Communications Commission website for January to May this year indicate that Glo amassed a total of 2,263,346 new activations in the first five months of 2015 to raise its base from 28,219,089 active lines at the end of December 2014 to over 30 million subscribers at the end of May, 2015.”
He described the theme of the Fair “Enhancing value addition in the non-oil economy” as germane and designed to meet aspirations and interests of service providers like Globacom, foreign business partners and government delegates, adding that the aim was to draw attention to the need to diversify the Nigerian economy.
In a remark on behalf of the company, Globacom’s State Manager, Lagos 1, Mr. Gbolahan Olajide thanked the company’s subscribers, including the thousands that visited its pavilion at the ongoing Fair for their enthusiastic support which had kept the brand strong in the last twelve years of its operations.
He said the company launched three new promotional products namely Free Tomorrow, Twin Bash and the 1.2 Gigabyte data plan which are unmatched in the Nigerian telecom industry as a fulfilment of its brand promise of providing affordable services to its customers.
He enjoined those not yet on the Globacom network to hook on without delay to enjoy the unlimited opportunities offered by the network.
His words: “people have asked us, why you are giving so much freebies and our response is that without the subscribers, we would not have been in business in the first instance. Our subscribers made Globacom what it is today.”