Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Corporates applaud Globacom 3G plus

The recently launched Globacom 3G Plus has continued to attract applause from the corporate world, reports AMAKA UGWUEZUMBA.

Some of those that gave commendations included the chief operating officer (COO), Virgin Nigeria, Dr. Yemi Oshindero, Director-General, Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) as well as Head, Corporate Communications, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Celine Loader among others.

For the special guest and COO, Virgin Nigeria, Dr. Oshindero, who said he was impressed by the new service offering from Globacom described it as “a complete revolution.”

He added, “I am proud to identify with Globacom. I am delighted that it’s a Nigerian company that is setting the pace in telecoms in Nigeria.”

Dr. Oshindero further said that it’s an empowerment to Globacom subscribers.

“This is a privilege to all Globacom subscribers to use their telephones and join the world in the march towards the digital age with 3G plus,” he declared.

Also, the Director General of NDLEA, Otunba Lanre Itinmisho expressed his gratitude with the launch of 3G plus by the network, stressing that Globacom has proved Nigerian’s ability and capability in technology evolution.

For the Head, Corporate Communications, UBA Plc, Celine Loader, who took part in the launch demonstration on the video call service, applauded the intellectual capacity of Nigerians to rule their world wherever they may find themselves.

Glo’s 3G Plus tends to give customers high-speed mobile internet access, thereby allowing them to do video calls and video streaming on their 3G enabled mobile phones.

According to the chief operating officer, Globacom, Mr. Mohammed Jameel, it also offers other advanced mobile services such as Video Greeting Kiosk, video mail box, video conferencing on both phones and Personal Computers (PC) and so many other services on the 3G High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA).

This, he noted, offers speed up to 3.6 Mega bytes per second (Mbps), even as it provides Nigerians with mobile Television (TV) to name a few.

“We are empowering our subscribers to enter the next generation of technological innovations made in advanced countries and this will inevitably benefit the lives and businesses of the subscribers that utilise these products,” he said.

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