The statement reads;
WE UNDERSTAND THE NEED FOR OUR SUBSCRIBERS TO STAY IN TOUCH WITH THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILY OVERSEAS NOW MORE THAN EVER BEFORE. WITH THE BAN ON INTERNATIONAL TRAVELS IMPOSED BY MOST COUNTRIES BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PEOPLE ARE UNABLE TO TRAVEL TO REUNITE WITH LOVED ONES. THEY NOW RELY HEAVILY ON EFFICIENT AND AFFORDABLE TELECOM SERVICES TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM. WE HAVE, THEREFORE, REDUCED TARIFFS TO THESE MAJOR DESTINATIONS TO MAKE OUR SUBSCRIBERS STILL FEEL AT HOME EVEN WHEN THEY ARE THOUSANDS OF MILES APART FROM THEIR LOVED ONES
Glo discovered that the fifty 5% discount in charge impacts countries such as the UK, France, Italy, ireland, South Africa, Spain and Saudi Arabia. Also affected neighboring nations like the Cameroon, Niger, Benin Republic, Togo and Cote D’Ivoire. It also stated that the reduction in tariff comes and not using a subscription rate.
The telecom giant stated calls to the United Kingdom which used to cost between N30 and N130 consistent with minute will now value among N24 and N100 in line with minute. Calls to Côte d’Ivoire, Benin Republic, Cameroon, Togo and Niger will now price N150 in line with minute as opposed to N200. Whilst that of South Africa might be N85 consistent with minute rather than N150.
Calls to Saudi Arabia will now be charged at N55 according to minute, while calls to France and eire was slashed to N50 and N40 from N65 and N60.