Glo unveils First Nationwide 4G LTE network in Nigeria

Next generation network, Globacom, has fired up Nigeria’s first world-class nationwide mobile 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network.
Subscribers in parts of several cities across the country including Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja as well as Jos in Plateau State, Warri in Delta State, Eket in Akwa Ibom State, Benin City in Edo State, Yola in Adamawa State and Zaria in Kaduna State have the opportunity to connect to Glo 4G LTE network immediately. The company said services will be extended to other major cities in quick succession.

The successful launch of the Glo 4G LTE, the country’s first nationwide network implementation of the technology, will make it possible for millions of Nigerians to enjoy instant, efficient broadband internet at speeds far superior to the 3G network, thus enabling them to download ultra high definition videos in seconds.

With this development, individuals who consume huge volumes of data, government agencies, corporate organisations including banks, oil and gas companies, academic institutions and health institutions, which utilize seamless data transfer for their operations will benefit immensely from Globacom’s data intensive applications.

“We are pleased to once again play a leading role in empowering Nigerians with world class data services, helping to close the digital divide. In the last one and a half years, the people of this great country have spoken repeatedly by making Globacom the largest data network in new subscriptions. The best we can do for our people who believe in us and made us their number one data network is to give them the best technology. What we are offering is the new speed of life,” said Kamaldeen Shonibare, Head, Corporate Sales, Globacom.

In addition to the launch of 4G LTE services, Globacom has also unveiled a set of 4G data bundles to enable all categories of subscribers to have access to the unique products and services. Under the new plan, subscribers will get a whopping 1.6GB of data for N500, while N1000 will give them 3.2GB data. Other exciting offers include 7.5GB for N2000, 10GB for N2,500, 18GB for N4000 and 24GB for N5000. The benefits also include free access to thousands of music, video and movie on demand while the data plan range from N50 to N18,000 for the benefit of all.

Other packages offered by Globacom include a brand new 4G LTE router and the MIFi. While the 4G LTE router gives access to Ultra High Speed Internet and landline and comes with free SIM, 60Gb of shareable data valid for a month as well as free world-class content for a one-off fee of N31,000, the Company bundled the 4G MiFi with free SIM, 60Gb of shareable data valid for one month and free world-class content for a one-off fee of N25,000.

The advanced technology of Glo 4G LTE services, according to Mr. Shonibare, would touch all aspects of life, from education to agriculture and medical care, thus
making life more interesting, comfortable and enjoyable for Nigerians.

“Our subscribers today already enjoy downloading music, video and movie contents and streaming contents on their phones and other devices. But the new Glo 4G LTE network offers subscribers a significantly improved experience. The video and voice quality in video calls on different applications like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber etc is a lot clearer while the picture quality is crisper, and the transmission is faster,” he said.

The Glo Corporate Sales Head stated further that over 150 million telecom subscribers in Nigeria will have access to the internet at a much faster speed and enjoy ultra high definition video without buffering as well as utilise other high intensive data applications with ease, courtesy of Glo 4GLTE.

Describing Globacom as the digital network for both the present and future generations, Shonibare added that, “We’re the next generation network, the grandmasters of data. That is why we have taken the lead in providing 4G LTE nationwide with mobility for Nigerians. We want them to experience the power of real time mobile broadband technology at the most affordable rates,”

To join the most advanced network, he advised subscribers to buy and register a 4G LTE Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) or swap his or her existing SIM for a 4G SIM, get a 4G phone and dial *777# to buy a data plan. He also enjoined subscribers to visit the nearest Gloworld shop to connect to the Glo 4G LTE and enjoy the boundless opportunities offered by the advanced and superior technology.


Glo 4G LTE Network: Get and Activate 4G Sim Card to Enjoy Super Affordable Data Plan.

Glo Nigeria has been secretly setting up their 4G LTE network and surprised everybody with the announcement couple of days ago. You will remember that mtn also makes their 4G available to all locations in the country few days ago. Glo 4G network has been launched in 9 Nigerian cities which includes Abuja, PHC, Lagos, Yola, Jos, Zaria, Benin, Eket and Warri.

o verify GloNG 4G LTE is in your city, dial *777# and reply with 5 (4G-LTE Coverage). Their 4G data plans are the same as that of the 3G plans with the exception of the N500 for 1.6GB with 7 days validity.

Glo 4G Data Plans.

To subscribe to Glo NG 4G plans, dial *777# and reply with 1 (4G LTE Data Services). Select the plan that suits you, below are some of them.

  • 1.6GB for N500 (Valid for 7 days).
  • 3.2GB for N1000 (Valid 30 days).
  • 7.5GB for N2000 (Valid for 30 days).
  • 10GB for N2500 (Valid for 30 days).
  • 12GB for N3000 (Valid for 30 days).Glo deployed their 4G service on FDD band 28 (700mhz), so you must first confirm the new 4G network from Glo is compatible with your phone by sending 4G to 400 as a text message.

    Go to the nearest Glo office and swap your Sim for 4G Sim or buy a new Glo 4G sim card and register or activate it.

    To use GloNg 4G network on your PC, you need a Glo NG 4G router or any Universal MiFi, because it won’t work on normal modems. You can also connect via hotspot from a smart phone compatible with their 4G network.

    As we are patiently waiting for Etisalat and Airtel to launched their own band of 4G, let’s know what you think of Glo 4G LTE.

  • How to get the Glo 4G LTE

    Step 1: Get a LTE Sim from any Gloworld, Glozone and dealer outlet nationwide.
    Step 2: Get a LTE Handset or Device from Open market or Gloworld.
    Step 3: Buy your 4G-LTE data plan.



    Mobile Choose from a range of Data plans + Free World Class Content
    Home Ultra Fast Internet + Free World Class Content + LTE SIM + 60GB data with a Mifi device
    Ultra Fast Internet + Landline + Free World Class Content + LTE SIM + 60GB data with a Router
    Business Ultra fast Internet + Landline + Free World Class Content + LTE SIM + 60GB data + Free Router


    Glo 4G LTE Data Plans

    Plan Name Price (N) Data Volume Validity
    Small Plans 4G LTE 50 50 30MB 1 Day
    4G LTE 100 100 60MB 1 Day
    4G LTE 200 200 200MB 5 Days
    Medium Plans 4G LTE 500 500 1.6GB 7 Days
    4G LTE 1000 1,000 3.2GB 30 Days
    Large Plans 4G LTE 2000* 2,000 7.5GB 30 Days
    4G LTE 2500* 2,500 10GB 30 Days
    4G LTE 3000** 3,000 12GB 30 Days
    4G LTE 4000** 4,000 18GB 30 Days
    4G LTE 5000** 5,000 24GB 30 Days
    4G LTE 8000** 8,000 48GB 30 Days
    4G LTE 15000** 15,000 60GB 30 Days
    4G LTE 18000** 18,000 90GB 30 Days

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