IN a related development,Â the company also last week, reaffirmed its commitment to continuously contribute to the rapid development of Nigeria through the provision of telecommunications services for the people at affordable rates.
It made the reaffirmation at the just concluded Abia International Trade Fair held in Aba, Abia State, as the Chief Operating Officer, Globacom, Mr Mohammed Jameel said that Globacom was already rolling out services in areas where telecommunications services have never reached while also expanding capacity in places already covered.
He said that the company has been offering leadership in the telecoms industry with its role in introducing cutting edge technology and services for the benefit of Nigerians.
â€œWe are the first GSM operator to offer commercial 3G Plus services real time in Lagos, while other key cities are now coming upâ€, he said.
Jameel also expressed optimism that many businesses in the South East region would benefit immensely from the â€œmulti million dollar trans atlantic submarine cable system, Glo-1, which recently landed in Lagos and Accra.
â€œIt will usher in a new era of prosperity in Africa by offering cheap, fast and reliable international calls, unprecedented fast access to the internet and revolutionary data transferâ€, he disclosed, adding that the project has enough capacity to cater for Nigeriaâ€™s broadband requirements for at least the next 15 to 20 years.
He said that as a stakeholder in Nigeria, Globacom would always be pleased to support efforts geared towards moving the economy forward and helping the people succeed.
â€œWe are therefore able to appreciate the needs, the hopes and the aspirations of our people and develop unique products and services that can help our people lead better livesâ€, he added.