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Globacom’s 4G LTE hits 16 more cities, counting

National carrier and most indigenous telecoms operator, Globacom Nigeria has announced that 16 more major locations have been connected to its advanced 4G LTE network. The new locations include the Lagos State University and Babcock University in Ogun State.

The connections are coming barley three weeks the telecoms giant opened the first set of cities in the innovative 4G LTE deal.

Others are Ikeja, Oregun, Opebi and Isolo in Lagos; Redemption Camp in Ogun State;  Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, as well as Rukpokwu, Rumuibekwe, Eleme Junction, Woji, Eliozu, and Rumuigbo in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Mpape and Utako in Abuja are the remaining new locations now covered by Glo 4G LTE service.

The 16 new towns join the eight cities that were connected to the network last week and the nine that were hooked up at the formal launch of the service two weeks ago.

The company said in a statement that this latest development confirms its 4G LTE as the fastest growing 4G network in Nigeria and gives fillip to Globacom’s stated resolve to avail millions of Nigerians the benefits of the highly advanced technology.

With the connection of the 16 new towns to the network, Glo subscribers in the areas can now enjoy instant and efficient mobile broadband Internet services at speeds which are several times faster than the 3G network. They will also be able to download ultra high definition videos in seconds.

Globacom had already rolled out its 4G LTE services in such areas as Bonny, Escravos, Forcados, Abraka (Delta State University), Ekpoma (Ambrose Alli University), Okada (Igbinedion University), Agbor (College of Education), and Sapele (Western Delta University).

Others are Lekki, Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Ajah and Akoka (South West), Port Harcourt- Aba Road, Trans Amadi, Diobu, Old GRA and UNIPort, Warri, Eket and Benin (South South), Abuja- Maitama, Wuse, Asokoro, Garki/Central Business District and Airport Road and Jos (North Central), Yola – ABTI (North East) and Zaria- ABU (North West).

Glo 4G LTE comes with such benefits as free access to millions of music, video and movie on demand, among others.