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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Globacom signs $500M network expansion agreement with ZTE

Globacom’s Group Chief Operating Officer Jameel Mohamed (2nd from left)and MD, ZTE Corporation, Zenghong Ma, in a warm handshake as they exchanged the signed documents during the MOU signing ceremony. With them are Globacom’s Executive Director, Special Projects, Mike Jituboh, (left) and Executive Director, Legal Services, Gladys Talabi.
Leading Telecommunications Company, Globacom on Monday took its network expansion project a notch higher as it signed a $500 million network modernisation and expansion contract with leading telecom vendors, ZTE Corporation.                

The Company had last Friday signed a $750 million deal with Huawei Technologies to massively expand the huge capacity of the Glo network.
 
Speaking at the formal signing of the  Memorandum of Understanding with ZTE in Lagos on Monday, The Group Chief Operating officer of Globacom, Mr. Mohamed Jameel, stated that the contract was part of the huge nationwide network expansion and modernisation project to make communication on its network a very smooth experience.

“We are here today to sign an MOU with ZTE as part of our expansion plan to modernise every aspect of our network and this is expected to result in much improved services”, Jameel added
He said that, “With the planned expansion, Globacom’s network capacity will increase in many folds, thus enabling it to carry high level of data in addition to other improvements in voice services”.
Jameel said that the company’s extensive network expansion plan is another commitment on the part of Globacom towards providing better GSM services for its numerous subscribers
The Glo GCOO stated further that Glo network will continue to bring in latest technologies from every part of the world to improve telecommunication services for millions of its subscribers in Nigeria and in West Africa.

He thanked Glo subscribers for staying with the Network, adding that the company will continue to make GSM services affordable to them all.

Also speaking at the occasion, The Managing Director of ZTE, Mr. Zenghong Ma stated that Glo-ZTE’s relationship dates back to five years, adding that the new cooperation

between the two companies wouldl signal a new  era that would provide innovative solution in 2G &3G expansion and upgrading that will enhance the Glo network qualities.
He was optimistic that the expansion agreement will deliver State-of-the-Art technology to Globacom which will be of great benefit to its subscribers and Nigerians generally.

26 comments:

Tee B said...

Glo and contracts. Abeg who knows if they've reduced their BIS charges like other networks have done? Lol

Mario Balotelli offers to let his girlfriend ‘sleep’ with Madrid players if they win

Anonymous said...

Linda why would Mike Adenuga use Oyibo do Group Chief Operating Office, its really unfair and all these rich dudes are killing this Country of ours.he can send a Nigerian training abroad and make him or her Group Chief Operating Office.May God help us all

Anonymous said...

They better do, it is a huge shame that it is not comfortable calling the only indigenous network in naija from abroad cos of its deplorable services.

Anonymous said...

Wow

★★PRINCE CHARMING™★★ said...

Glo- Always setting the pace! Nice one!

BONARIO NNAGS said...

I want to port,am still weighing their options like a chick being chyked at an inter-house sports.
don't want to jump from frying pan to fire.

~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA3310

Anonymous said...

See a useful network, not that fucked up network deriving joy in the miserable advert that Saka has joined them meanwhile their network is shit. Shitty mtn

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Ola said...

In less than a week, over a billion dollars! All I need is hundred thousand from that money, it will change my life.

saiyit247 said...

Surely after the implementation of this agreement, Globacom will become a network of envy.

Congratulations!

tanimo michael said...

this is the kind of good news we want to hear from telecoms companies. kudos Glo

Anonymous said...

Explains the shower of gifts after the AFCON triumph

Taiwo David said...

Nice

Taiwo David said...

Nice

Anonymous said...

that means service will improve. there is hope for naija. Glo has done well

odobo grace said...

Okay o. Waiting patiently to call @ 0.001k/sec.

Anonymous said...

And don't know what makes contributors think that this deal will garantee all the mentioned goodies above. Hope it does but unlikely. NETWORK OF EVRY .....PLEASE

Anonymous said...

So y did dey reduce der BIS 4rm 3GB to 1GB if der have dis kind of money.(Angry face)

Anonymous said...

why wont he employ an arab.jameel,see what the black dudes did with airtel,jameel delivers 99% ,a nigerian gcoo will not do that.

Anonymous said...

Nice one,keep it up

Anonymous said...

*Yinmu* no be the fire of "Portability" deh burn them? Shio! All of u telecom coys don enter am! Weldone NCC jare (y)

boscojugunu said...

abegi all na wash

Anonymous said...

Bona nwannem biko port o.

adedamola adedun said...



The mans not Oyibo mate, his Asian, this is how some of you fail, you don't know the difference between white and Asian? smh, then you wonder why Mike didn't employ a Nigerian, after-all it's not your money his spending , think!
I am Nigerian my self and I would like Nigerians to employ Nigerians , but the issue is that we can't trust 1 another , hence why we out source employees, sad

Anonymous said...

Hello morning