Globacom recently put together a live demonstration of 10 brand new products and services. The products cover a broad spectrum of the operator’s offerings aimed at improving the way its subscribers live, work and play.
The event was attended by Glo Ambassadors, WAJE, Naeto C, Bez, Chee, and Omawunmi, as well as a security chief, the Divisional Officer, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos, Mr. Sunday Olaiya.
Some of the services demonstrated are Glo Family and Friends Finder; Glo Game Store; Glo Medicare; Glo Mobile Newspaper; Glo Directory; Glo Borrow Me Credit; Glo Security Tips; Glo Love Zone; Glo Property Tips; Glo Daily Inspiration; and Glo Legal Adviser.
According to Globacom’s Marketing Coordinator, Mr. Adeniyi Olukoya, the various offerings came out of rigorous research that spanned several months.
He explained how Glo Family and Friends Finder works.
“All a subscriber has to do is to send the text “find” followed by the telephone number of the person to be found to 5511. The platform will alert the person to be found also by SMS who will in turn reply “yes,” to give consent that he should be located and followed. Each request will be charged at N50 per SMS while the response is free. As soon as the consent response is sent, the subscriber will immediately receive an SMS from 5511 indicating the location (relative to an existing landmark) of the person to be found.
Another product, Glo Games Store, Olukoya said, enables the Glo subscriber to download and play any premium game on any kind of device on a mobile portal. All a subscriber requires to enjoy the exciting offer is an active subscription to Glo Games Store. Everybody can use it as it is available on all types of handset.Glo Medicare, he explained, is an SMS-based service wherein subscribers are provided with regular information on a wide range of health and wellness issues, including how to manage various diseases or health conditions and how to prevent them.
Sharing the details of Glo Mobile Newspaper (Glo M-Paper), Olukoya said mobile phone users who subscribe to the service on the Glo network can access news as it is happening, while on the go through SMS news alerts. Glo Service Directory on its part, is a service that offers subscribers access on the go to key information and contact details of millions of business organizations such as hospitals, restaurants, police stations, government offices, workshops, banks, schools, hotels, among others.