Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Glo reduces the Tariff of its Blackberry Internet Service (BIS)
Globacom, has said the rationale behind
the slashing of its BlackBerry tariff by
half is to encourage Nigerians to use
data more frequently.
In a statement, the firm said the
unprecedented move was aimed at
liberalising access to the modern tool
for social and business networking.
In addition to the tariff drop, it said
there was a considerable increase in
the data allowance for both BlackBerry
10 plans and the generic BlackBerry
The statement signed by Globacom's
Coordinator, Marketing, Mr. Adeniyi
Olukoya, explained that the Absolute
Month platform, which hitherto was
N2,800 with 3GB data, now goes
for N1,000 with 3GB data.
The Absolute Week plan goes for
N500 with 700MB and the co-month
and co-week plans go for N899 and
N400 with data allowance of 3GB
and 700MB respectively.
According to the company, the new
BlackBerry subscription tariffs are for
both old and new customers.
The statement said, "Globacom is the
first network to introduce BlackBerry
service in Nigeria and we have
continued to maintain the lead by
offering subscribers the best and most
pocket-friendly BlackBerry rates. Glo
always has exciting offers for both
existing and potential customers.
"We are offering these new tariffs to
encourage Nigerians to use data more
frequently. This will make life more
abundant for our subscribers."