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Telco adopts scheme to empower Nigeria youth

11 May 2015, 08:00Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - Local students are poised to benefit from the re-launch of a special tariff package a mobile network operator has designed for the youth.

Tagged Glo Bounce, the package by Globacom allows subscribers to exchange calls at the pocket friendly rate of 11 kobo per second.

Globacom's Chief Marketing Officer, Ashok Israni, said Glo Bounce was aimed at significantly enhancing the communication experience of Nigerian youths.

Apart from the heavily discounted rate of 11 kobo per second, Glo Bounce has other interesting features which have already -endeared it to the hearts of trend-setting young individuals in schools and those in formal or informal employment, according to Israni.

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Some of the features include 'CampusZone', which enables subscribers to call other lines at the rate of 11 kobo per second once activated.

Subscribers on the platform also get15MB of data free for every recharge of N200 and above, as well as unlimited, free SMS.

Students welcomed the offer.

"Since the re-launch of Glo Bounce, I have used my Glo line nearly exclusively because of the affordable rate. My twin sister and younger brother are all in this school and we are all on Glo Bounce, making it possible for us to communicate with each other at the cool rate of 11 kobo
per second," said Hafsat Adejumo, a 200 level student of University of Ibadan. 

- CAJ News


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