Globacom has give a boost to its roaming services offering with the addition of over 100 leading network partners across the world in the last one year making it one of the biggest voice and data carriers in Africa.
Glo Nigeria’s prepaid roaming has been extended with partnerships with over 80 leading networks in countries such as the US, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, South Africa, Ghana, UAE, Algeria, Belgium, Italy, India, Israel, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin Republic, Cameroon, Egypt, Gambia, Kenya, Russia, Turkey and Qatar.
Postpaid subscribers of the company can enjoy seamless roaming services in almost every part of the world as Glo has interconnectivity arrangements with over 430 partners in 176 countries.
Head of Glo Gateway, Globacom’s international services arm, Steve Stretch said, “Glo Gateway’s mission is to build strong customer relationships, loyalty and satisfaction by delivering high-quality cost-effective international communications services on the African continent and the Rest of the World through a state-of-the-art network infrastructure, best in class business practices and its empowered, highly skilled employees.”
Glo’s General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) roaming footprint is also one of the largest as it enables data roaming for mobile phones, laptops, ipads, Blackberry and android handsets is available in 115 countries comprising all major travel destinations.
In 2004, Globacom made history as the first operator in Africa to launch gateway switches outside the continent to carry international voice and data traffic in the United Kingdom and Africa which have strategically positioned the network as a major player in the global telecommunication industry as they have enabled Glo Gateway to directly interconnect with other leading international carriers.