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Globacom’s partnership with Huawei Technologies, the leading global ICT 0 0
GIST -  Globacom’s partnership with Huawei Technologies, the leading global ICT
With the rise in broadband penetration in Nigeria, it is
without doubt that internet data services make up a
huge part of creating ease in daily life and activities. A
lot can be done online now – academic and corporate
research, booking cabs, movie tickets, paying utility
bills, mobile banking, publicity for businesses of all
scales and sizes, to name a few. This creates the rising
need for faster and better internet connectivity.
Globacom’s Chief Operating Officer, Mohamed Jameel;
Executive Director, Human Resources, Adewale
Sangowawa, and Glo ambassador/ Nollywood actress
Monalisa Chinda
Since 4G network arrived Nigeria, Globacom (Glo), an
indigenous Nigerian telecommunications service
provider, popularly called the grandmasters of data, has
been at the forefront offering Nigerian customers quality
internet data services at a competitive price. This has
been made easier with Globacom’s partnership with
Huawei Technologies, the leading global ICT and
Telecommunications equipment and service providers.
The duo (Globacom and Huawei Technologies) have
recently resorted to rewarding Nigerian students across
institutions in the country with a combination of high-
end smartphones and super-fast internet service. This
program, targeted at thirty (30) universities and a
hundred and fifty (150) Nigerian students, will be offering
free Huawei smartphones loaded with six months
unlimited Glo 4G data to five (5) students and five (5)
Huawei routers with pre-loaded 60GB of Glo 4G data to
the institution.Students to be rewarded are the top five
(5) final year students in each institution.
The plan is to aid fast and free internet Wi-Fi
connectivity for research in schools and to enable
students stay connected to good internet for academic
tasks while outside of the school premises for free.
The program kicked off recently at the Babcock
University, Ilishan, Ogun State, where the Deputy Vice
Chancellor, Academics, Professor Iheayichukwu Okoro,
led other members of the University to receive the
The five outstanding final year students of Babcock
University who received the Huawei Y5 smartphones
were Dogo Edafe Bawa of Business Education, Olusoji
Ifejesu Precious of Accounting Department, Ojutiku
Toluwanimi Oluwaseun of Economics, Ajulibe Goziem
Benjamin of Medical Laboratory Science and Anifowose
Airat Morolake of Computer Science department.
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Speaking at the ceremony, Professor Okoro thanked
Globacom and Huawei Technologies for the gesture
which he said would motivate students to be more
hardworking, engender healthy competition and spur
them to exceptional performance.“We have always had
faith in Globacom as we were part of the first set of
postpaid lines and CUG users. Our students will continue
to cherish this recognition of excellence. Thank you
Globacom. Thank you Huawei”, Professor Okoro said.
Also speaking, the Registrar of the University, Dr.
Jonathan Nwosu, commending the speed and reliability
of Glo’s 4G network set up by Huawei Technologies said,
“Glo is Babcock, Babcock is Glo. This is reward for hard
work. Hard work pays. We thank you for rewarding
excellence in academics”.
One of the beneficiaries, 19-year-old Ojutiku Toluwanimi
expressed deep gratitude for the gesture, stating that her
parents and other family members were very happy Glo
subscribers. Another recipient, 36-year-old Mrs Dogo
Edafe Bawa, commended Globacom and Huawei
Technologies for the free smartphones and data;
enjoining other service providers to emulate Globacom’s
standard of excellence.TV
Globacom’s Regional Manager, Retail Sales, Lagos/
Ogun, Mr. Olufolahan Faseyitan, urged members of the
University community to use the opportunity of the
company’s week-long data clinic to upgrade to Glo 4G to
experience the new speed of life and enjoy memorable
communication experience.He noted that the availability
of Glo 4G in all tertiary institutions in the country
validated the claim that Globacom has the widest and
most reliable 4G LTE coverage in Nigeria.
Representing Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria
Limited, the Deputy Human Resources Director, Mrs.
Dorothy Johnson, expressed Huawei’s pledge to
assisting its clients’ business success by providing
leading innovation technology and all-encompassing
support as it does for Globacom and other clients. She
also stated Huawei’s commitment to Corporate Social
Responsibility in line with building the knowledge
capacity of Nigerian youths and bridging the digital gap
in unconnected societies, including rural areas. “Huawei
cares about Nigerian youths” she said.


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