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Globacom repackages VAS bundles

Globacom repackages VAS bundles
Nigeria’s Second National Operator, Globacom says it has repackaged its Value Added Services (VAS) offerings to cater for subscribers across age brackets.
According to the SNO the enhanced VAS offerings include Glo Mpaper, Glo Lifestyle Update, Voice Lifestyle Update, Soccer on Voice, Image Store, Glo Mobile School, Glo Mobile Tutor and Genie Voice, that can be received either as SMS, Voice, Web or Video.
Ashok Israni, Globacom’s Regional Chief Marketing Officer says the products were enhanced to resonate with the youth market and increase the network’s dynamism.
Under the plan, five national newspapers, Vanguard, The Nation, Nigerian Tribune, Daily Times and BusinessDay, are now available on the Glo Mpaper, which could be accessed as SMS by dialing *335# to receive the latest global news on the go daily at any time, the SNO says.

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Mike Adenuga, Chairman of Globacom, the second national operator, which has announced a major Wi-Fi service at airports across Nigeria
Mike Adenuga Jnr, Chairman of Globacom
According to Globacom, the Thisday Newspaper Alert service, which is an exclusive news alert service that can be accessed by sending “menu” to “31266” to get news, sports, lifestyle and entertainment news as text, web or video.
Other VAS products available on the SMS platform are the Glo Lifestyle Update which can be accessed by sending “SUB” to 4040 at N100 a month to get lifestyle tips in one tidy package.
The Voice Lifestyle Update which gives various lifestyle updates on the go at N50 a week by texting “SUB” to 4022 and Soccer on Voice which allows subscribers to get latest football news and score update of major matches live by sending “SUB” to 30181 at N50 for two weeks.
For education purposes, the company offers the Glo Mobile School which is an interactive SMS platform for E-learning. It will be available when a subscriber send “SUB” to a shortcode 33188 at N50 a week while Glo Mobile Tutor, a pocket friendly curriculum- based learning aid can be received by texting “Eduw” to 4244 at N75 a week.
Glo subscribers interested in catching fun with Genie Voice where they can choose and call with different voice characters should send “sub” to 4444 at N25 a week to subscribe, while the youth and the young-at-heart interested in downloading great images and cool games on the go should send “image” to 6611 to play various games at N20 daily.
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Kayode Oladeinde Technology Journalist at Technology Times. Mobile: +234 (0) 7031526929