This development follows an agreement between Glo and Apple’s authorized distributors for Africa, Core Group.
At a press conference held on Thursday 14th August 2014, Globacom and Core Group officially announced the partnership. Titi Ebinisi (Head of GloWorld) said the partnership would enable lovers of premium quality Apple products to enjoy Globacom’s super-fast internet service, Glo Bolt.
She added “the strategic partnership removes the burden of worrying about how to get authentic Apple devices, and then worrying about how to activate its full functionalities through the purchase of a SIM and internet connection. Our customers have been relieved of all these worries“.
She disclosed that with the partnership, “anyone can walk into our signature retail shops, GloWorld, our accredited dealer outlets and Glo Zones in the country to get genuine Apple devices bundled with one year of data powered by Glo Bolt.”
Titi also went on to say that the Apple devices available at the Glo outlets included iPhone 5s, iPad mini and iPad air, all of which came with Apple’s super sharp retina display.
She urged telephone users in Nigeria to buy genuine Apple products from Glo outlets across Nigeria to enjoy the premium quality, reliability and speed of Globacom’s robust 3G plus network as well as exciting data bundles.
Sachin Verma (Country Manager, Core Group Africa), who congratulated Globacom on the partnership said his company would ensure that customers got quality Apple products at the right prices.
Biodun Kupoluyi (Publisher, E24-7), described the partnership as a great synergy that would add value to customer experience on the Globacom network, while Emma Okonji (ThisDay’s ICT Editor) opined that the partnership would improve the efficiency of Apple phones as it would be aided by the super-fast Glo Bolt internet.