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Mister Mobility’s review of Airtel broadband modem and 3.75G service – Part One

Airtel Nigeria recently launched their 3.75G internet service. At an even more recent event, the operator announced a reduction in the price of their USB modem. At that same event, units of the modem, and a SIM card bundled with 200MB of data were given out. Mobility was represented at the event and we ended […]

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Get Better Battery Life By Using WiFi Instead Of 3G

If you use 3G on your smartphone or tablet on a regular basis, chances are that you wish for better battery life. Did you know that using Wi-fi for internet connectivity instead of the built-in 3G radio on your device is less drain on the battery? Yes; if you turn off 3G data on your […]

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Airtel Nigeria gunning for 80% 3G coverage

Airtel Nigeria has stated that they are expanding their 3G infrastructure to cover nearly 80 percent of Nigeria’s population by 2012. This is in a bid to deliver reliable and affordable Internet services to customers. Before now, Airtel had the poorest coverage of the existing UMTS networks in the ccountry. Already, the expansion can be […]

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GloMobile upgrades Mobile Internet Bundle Packages; MTN Subscribers Face Data Blackout

GSM operator, GloMobile has upgraded their prepaid bundle mobile internet packages, giving subscribers more value for their money. Click on the image for a larger screenshot. The Always MAX package now offer a 5GB data cap instead of the 3GB it had before. Always MIN now offers 1.5GB as against the old cap of 1GB. […]

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Glo Introduces Pre-Paid 3G Packages

GSM operator, GloMobile has finally joined the train of pre-paid internet bundle plans. Before now, Glo pre-paid subscribers could only enjoy GPRS/EDGE/3G/HSDPA at the rate of 15 kobo per kb. Now, pre-paid subscribers have access to bundle internet packages on the Glo network. Here are the new pre-paid packages: All Day (24-hour) Packages Always Day […]

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How Intelligent is Nigeria’s Most Advanced GSM Network?

The PR guys at GloMobile consistently tout their network as Nigeria’s most advanced GSM network. In addition, they tell us that Glo is also building Africa’s most advanced netwwork. But how advanced (read: intelligent) can this network be, given the following: Newly activated SIMs are not automatically provisioned for mobile data. “Less advanced” networks like […]

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