Glo partners First Bank, Zenith, UBA, 12 others to launch new recharge code
LAGOS-To enhance subscribers’ experience on its network, the next generation network, Globacom, has partnered with 15 banks to launch a unified short code for customers to purchase Glo airtime at anytime from banks in the partnership.
According to Globacom, the unified USSD short code *805# will give subscribers who have accounts with any of the 15 partnering banks a seamless opportunity to top up their airtime with money from their bank accounts at any time of the day, whether locally or while roaming.
“The unified short code is designed to make life easier for our esteemed subscribers as it is simple and easy to remember,” said Globacom.
The partnering banks include First Bank, Ecobank, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, UBA, Union Bank, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Sterling Bank and IBTC Bank. Others are FCMB, Heritage Bank, Keystone Bank, Skye Bank, Unity Bank and Jaiz Bank.
The network explained that it entered into the partnership with the foremost banks in the country to enable Globacom customers purchase airtime without any stress assuring its esteemed customers of “more innovations that would enhance their experience on our network.”
The statement enjoined subscribers to register their Glo lines with any of the partnering banks to enjoy the facility free of charge. It added that the process of registering Glo lines with the banks is easy, adding that all a subscriber needs to do is have his phone provisioned by his bank for airtime quick recharge service which can be done by dialing *805# and thereafter following the prompt by selecting preferred bank and the amount of airtime for immediate
The new recharge code is sequel to the recent successful launch of Glo Xchange (Super-Agent Network) designed to support the Central Bank of Nigeria’s financial inclusion initiative and cashless policy.