Glo gets two million subscribers in Ghana four months after launch

gettyGlo has already managed to bag eight per cent market share in Ghana’s mobile service sector. (Image source: gettyimages)Ghana mobile service operator, Glo, has acquired two million subscribers in the country since its launch in May 2012

With the current figure, Glo, which is a part of Globacom, has managed to bag an eight per cent market share in Ghana’s mobile service sector.

The extra two million subscribers has powered Globacom’s active subscriber base to more than 34mn and the group has plans to start operating in Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire.

This Day wrote, “Glo’s entry into Ghana is considered the dawn of a new era in the country’s telecommunications industry as anxious telephone users and the public alike believe it would provide high quality telecoms services, given the network’s pedigree.”

A statement from Glo said that making modern technology available to customers was the main reason behind its success.

The statement added, “We rolled out the most modern telecommunications network and introduced into the market abundant, superior and attractive value offerings in all the 10 regions of the country from day one. This accounted for our instant success in Ghana.

“We are committed to replicating our success stories in all the countries where we operate and maintain our position as market leaders in innovation, consumer loyalty reward and excellent service delivery,” said the statement.

A Globacom statement said, "We will replicate Ghana’s business model to secure success in other African nations."

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