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As the Nigerian telecom market grows larger, the competition among Telecom firms for subscribers has become more intense.
To outsell another, the telecom firms offer tempting packages to lure in new subscribers and juicy deals to reaffirm loyalty with existing ones. A recent package of such nature from Globacom – the Glo Yakata – is worth discussing.
Glo Yakata is a bonus-packed recharge package offered to new and existing Glo customers. It’s unarguably one of the juiciest prepaid plans of any Nigerian telecom company in recent time.
Glo Yakata generously rewards subscribers for simply recharging their line. For a minimum recharge of ₦100, Glo Yakata subscribers get lots of free data and voice call bonuses.
New Glo Yakata Benefits
Yakata offers some awesome and exciting voice and data benefits for buying a new Glo SIM. All new prepaid customers on the Glo network will get Yakata as the welcome plan once they activate their lines. New Subscribers can get up to 6GB data for 6 consecutive months plus a mouth-watering 2,200% bonus on every recharge. That is a total of 36GB data and 22 times the recharge value as bonus! The bonus airtime can be used to call any network in Nigeria with a validity period of 7 days.
Below is a list of recharge amount and their corresponding voice and data bonuses on the Glo Yakata tariff plan:
₦100 Recharge for ₦2200 bonus
After a ₦100 recharge, subscribers get ₦350 worth of voice bonus and ₦1750 worth of data. They get 50MB worth of data on first recharge of the month and 50MB data on subsequent recharge. Your main account balance will still be credited with the ₦100 recharge value.
₦200 Recharge for ₦4400 bonus
After a ₦200 recharge, subscribers get ₦700 voice benefit and data valued at ₦3500. This means subscribers get 250MB worth of data on first recharge of the month and 100MB data on subsequent recharge. Your main account balance will still be credited with the ₦200 recharge value.
₦500 Recharge for ₦11000 bonus
After a ₦500 recharge, subscribers get ₦1750 worth voice benefit and data valued at ₦8750. Subscribers get 650MB worth of data on first recharge of the month and 250MB data on subsequent recharge. As expected, your main account balance will still be credited with the ₦500 recharge value.
₦1000 Recharge for ₦22000 bonus
After a ₦1000 recharge, subscribers get ₦3500 worth voice benefit and data valued at ₦17500. They receive 1.25GB worth of data on first recharge of the month and 500MB data on subsequent recharge. Glo still credits your main account balance with the ₦1000 recharge value.
₦5000 Recharge for ₦110,000 bonus
After a ₦5000 recharge, Glo Yakata subscribers get ₦17500 worth voice benefit and a whooping ₦87500 worth of Data! This translates to 6.25GB worth of data on first recharge of the month and 2.5GB data on subsequent recharge. Glo Yakata subscribers are still credited ₦5000 recharge value on their main account!
Glo Yakata FAQ
Still not sure about Glo Yakata? These are some frequently asked questions about the tariff plan you might want to check out.
How can I subscribe to Glo Yakata?
It is simple, you are automatically on Glo Yakata when you buy a new Glo SIM. For existing subscribers, simply dial *220# to subscribe. You can also dial #100# to check whether you are on the Glo Yakata tariff plan.
Can I use the data bonuses be used to browse on my PC?
Of course, Glo Yakata data bonuses works with all data-enabled devices. You can use it to browse on your PC, smartphones, and tablets without any special activation code. However, you can’t share your Yakata data bonus with other Glo subscribers.
How do I check my Glo Yakata bonus balance?
To check your bonus simply dial #22*1# and your balance will be displayed on a prompt on your screen.
Can I use Glo Yakata voice bonus to subscribe for other services?
No! Glo Yakata voice bonuses are only for voice calls and cannot be used to subscribe to other value added services.
How long Can I keep using Glo Yakata?
The best thing about Glo Yakata is that it’s not a promotional offer but a full-fledged tariff plan. This means Glo Yakata is going to be around for quite some time and subscribers will enjoy the mouth-watering bonuses as long as they remain on the tariff plan. This is unlike promotional offers that last for a short time and are subsequently retracted.
Can I migrate to other plans while on Glo Yakata?
Definitely! Glo Yakata is not a cult tariff; you can migrate to other tariff plans whenever you feel like and even back to Glo Yakata. However, subsequent subscription to Glo Yakata within a month is going to cost you ₦100.
What are the calls and SMS rates on Glo Yakata?
Glo Yakata call rates are a little pricey but you’ll hardly notice thanks to an abundance of bonuses. Glo to Glo calls are charged 55k/sec while calls to other network are charged 70k/sec for both main and bonus accounts. SMS is charged at ₦4 per SMS on main account and ₦14 per SMS on bonus account.
How to Unsubscribe from New Glo Yakata Plan
To unsubscribe from New Glo Yakata, simple dial the code of the Glo tariff you have in mind of migrating to. First migration within a month is free, then subsequent migrations within the same month would attract a charge of N100 per migration.