Telecommunications service provider, Globacom, has said that the over 50 million subscribers on its network can now watch TV on the go through its streaming service. Launching the GloTV service in Lagos today, August 24, 2021, the telecom operator said the service is accessible through Android, IOS apps, and the web.
Speaking at the launch, Head of Web Sales at Glo, Ugochukwu Ibe, said the service was designed to ensure that access to television programming graduates from computer and television to include mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, computers and is available on the go and in real-time. “GloTv will positively alter television landscape in Nigeria and it will be highly sought after contents to millions of subscribers, via laptops, desktops, and mobile devices. To guarantee an exciting experience on GloTV, we are partnering with numerous content providers to ensure that we constantly offer contents that will appeal to all categories of our subscribers across demographics,” Ibe said.
On the quality of data service required for streaming service, Ibe said, “we are aware that fast and reliable internet is required to enjoy video contents if the internet is slow, it takes time to load video content and this can be annoying to the users. With Globacom 4G data powered by Glo1, subscribers are assured of a pleasant streaming experience.”
He disclosed that Globacom, which will be marking 18 years of operation in Nigeria by August 29, 2021, has been driving the innovative revolution in Nigeria’s telecoms sector. “Since 2003, our company has been at the forefront of revolutionary interventions that have shaped the growth of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. From the 2.5G technology and the per-second billing platform introduced at the launch to the 3G+ technology, the 4G technology, and the wholly-owned international submarine cable, the list keeps growing.
“Globacom has also consistently offered the best value for money by introducing the most innovative products. And services for robust calling and browsing experience of its subscribers,” he added.
He said some of the recent innovations introduced by Glo include Borrow Me Credit, Borrow Me Data, Borrow for Other, Glo Berekete, Mega Data Plans, the 22x Offer, triple 7 magic number, 11 kobo per second, and Always On.