Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Glo introduces points for BB users

Mobile operator, Globacom, has introduced Glo Blackberry Points programme to encourage customers to stick to its Blackberry services and excite new entrants.

This is coming as Glo is offering rewards to its subscribers with gifts items including free airtime to Glo 3G modems, iPods, Blackberry devices, iPads and the latest LED TV sets.

According to the head of Value Added Services (VAS), Mr. Samson Isa, the loyalty reward package for subscribers on the prepaid Blackberry platform, offer users the opportunity to stand the chance of winning amazing prizes by consistently recharging their lines to earn points.

He explained that subscribers could earn a point for every Naira spent, meaning that a subscriber who recharges with N100 or N3,000 for instance earns 100 points or 3000 points respectively.

“There will be monthly benefits, quarterly benefits and a yearly draw which delivers various mouth-watering benefits to the subscribers,” he said.

Isa further said that the more the subscribers spend on recharge, the more points they earn to enable them win monthly and quarterly benefits and qualify for a yearly draw to win fantastic prizes ranging from guaranteed three months free subscription, N12,000 free airtime, Glo 3G Modems, 500 pieces of iPods, 5 iPads, 10 pieces of Blackberry Bold 2, 10 pieces of Blackberry Gemini devices and five 3-D TV sets.

According to him, a subscriber who has between 2,001 and 5,000 points monthly will have N75 free talktime automatically added to his or her account while between 5,001 and 10,000 fetches N150 worth of free talktime.

While subscribers who have between10,001 and 15,000 points monthly will get N300 worth of free talktime while those who spend between 15,001 and 25,000 points will get a guaranteed bonus talktime of N1,000. Anyone who garners above 25,000 points will get N2,000 bonus talktime.”These benefits are apart from the quarterly benefits from Globacom for those who garner points between 15,001 and 45,000 within the quarter as they get free Horoscopes, News Alerts and Health Tips,” he said.

Those who amass points between 45,001 and 150,000 within three months get one month free Blackberry subscription. Those who gather more than 150,000 points within a quarter get a free Blackberry subscription and a 3G Modem.

For the annual reward offer, subscribers who gather between 350,000 and 750,000 points will win any of the 500 iPods made available by Globacom. Those who earn between 750,001 and 1,200,000 points are qualified to receive a Blackberry device. With more than 1,200,000 points, subscribers will win a 3D TV set and an iPad.

Customers who are currently on Prepaid Blackberry service will be automatically enrolled on Glo Blackberry Points program and others have to activate the Blackberry service to join the program. To activate the Blackberry service, a customer is required to text ‘bismonth’ for a monthly plan, ‘bisweek’ for a weekly plan’ or ‘bisday’ for a daily plan to 777.

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