#GloFreedataday: Despite Quality Concerns, Glo Offers Free Data Day on August 11
Globacom has declared Friday, August 11, 2017, as the first FREE DATA DAY on the Glo network for all its eligible subscribers to get 200 MB free data to enjoy a one day of free browsing, chatting, streaming, downloading, uploading and lots more.
— Glo (@GloWorld) August 8, 2017
It is not for everyone though.Who then is eligible for the freebies? Answer: all prepaid subscribers who use 100MB plus N150 on voice calls or use N250 on voice calls between Friday, 4th and Thursday 10th August.
Hence guys, no need to scramble for the pie. Glo has said that customers would be notified when they have qualified for the Free Data Day and that they do not need to dial any code to opt in or subscribe to any platform before enjoying the benefits. So, stay calm and wait for your prize.
“This unique initiative is first in Nigeria and unveils a new level of freedom to use data. Now the customers can enjoy this free data on the world class new 4G LTE network of Glo,” Globacom further explained.
The initiative is great, especially from a sector where the notion of customer service is deeply floored. The question, for us, really is: would subscribers really enjoy the “free data”? According to Globacomm, “the new product would give the opportunity to subscribers on the Glo network to do so much more on the internet by browsing free of charge for a whole day”. Once again, we ask: how much can you do with 200 MB, especially when the network is very slow?
It is better to use messenger pigeons or post office mail box to chat in stead of using glo network.
Very appalling network. pic.twitter.com/FzSLDgprLm
— Jephthah (@jephaletan) July 28, 2017
In response to this concerns, the company disclosed in its release that in line with its promise to change the face of telecoms services in Nigeria, the Globacom network had been reinvigorated to provide stronger data and voice services to its subscribers. The network also promised that it has enhanced the quality of its network to accommodate the anticipated traffic that the exciting product would add.
We will keep our fingers crossed.
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