Globacom has increased the number of its international Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS) delivery from 24 to 37 countries as well as networks.
This portends that Glo subscribers would now enjoy the network’s innovative international MMS in more countries, even as the number of networks have also increased from 48 networks to 67.
The new destinations now covered by the service are Ireland, Poland, Algeria, Egypt, Bahrain, Cambodia and Costa Rica. Others are Jamaica, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, Moldova and Turkmenistan.
A press statement from Glo endorsed by the public relations manager, Mr. Bode Opesietan quoted the Chief Operating Officer of Glo Gateway, Mr. Pankaj Pradhan, as saying that Glo is the only network that offers international MMS in Nigeria, having launched the service in July 2009.
He explained that MMS enables subscribers to exchange multimedia messages with their loved ones overseas.
“With it, subscribers can send extra long texts, pictures, videos, voice recordings, music or a combination of media in a single message to loved ones in a really personal way and be part of the changes or important events in one another’s lives,” he said.
Presently, he noted, the service is available in the United Kingdom, United States, Norway, Canada, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Spain, China, Pakistan, Oman, Switzerland, Portugal, Hungary and Liechtenstein.
Others are Denmark, Hungary, Sweden, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Qatar, Azerbaijan and Ukraine.
He pointed out that the extension of the service to more destinations was done to allow millions of prepaid and postpaid subscribers on the network to enjoy the service.
“Glo subscribers can now send International MMS to their loved ones in any of these destinations at the flat rate of N30 per message. This is in line with our commitment to continue to empower our subscribers and make our services available to them,” Pradhan said, stressing that Glo is delighted to foster relationships through MMS offering.
Glo, he said, is bringing subscribers closer to their loved ones within and outside the country as they are able to use the service to share special and memorable occasions such as marriages, birthdays, arrival of new babies and graduations.
He also said that Glo subscribers could get a full list of available networks which they can send and receive International MMS to from any Gloworld outlet or by calling Customer Care on 121 or 200. The service can be activated by sending MMS to 667 and stating the handset type and Model.
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