Sunday, November 5, 2017

Glo Jumbo Gives You ₦200,000 Bonus, Here are 18 Things You Need to Know

Towards the end of October, the grand masters of data unveiled a new package called Glo Jumbo which rewards both old and new customers with bonus offers that are worth 200,000. The new bonus offer is good but it also raised a significant amount of questions between Glo and non-Glo NG customers. So whatever our question might be about Glo Jumbo, this article is geared towards answering each and every one of them. So here are 18 things to know about Glo Jumbo.
18 things to know about Glo Jumbo

1. What is the Glo Jumbo SIM?

Glo Jumbo SIM is a prepaid plan which welcomes new customers on the Glo network with preloaded N200,000 credit that can be used to browse, SMS and call Glo customers when they recharge. Old and existing Glo customers can dial *224# migrate to Glo Jumbo and enjoy the same whooping benefits. 

2. Who can avail of the Glo Jumbo SIM? 

All new prepaid customers on the Glo network and existing customers who dial *224# to migrate. 

3. How much do I pay for the calls made from the Bonus?

Calls from Main a/c-38k/s
Bonus a/c- 80k/s

4. What is the validity of the locked Bonus?

6 months’ validity period i.e customer has 6 months to unlock and exhaust the N200,200.

5. What is the validity of the unlocked Bonus?

Unlocked bonus has 30 days validity i.e customer has 30 says to use the unlocked data and voice bonus

6. What can I do with the Bonus?

SMS, Browse and calls to Glo customers 

7. How much bonus do I get when I recharge?

Glo Jumb Gives You ₦200,000 Bonus, Here are 18 things You Need to Know
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Please note most importantly that the entire ₦200,200 will be given but Price Point Recharges above will unlock the associated benefits.(Multiple Recharge and Benefits unlock accepted)

Maximum amount customer can get as free airtime is the ₦200,200.

The credit amount is split into Main account and Bonus accounts. Recharge amount goes to Main a/c and balance goes to voice and data bonus accounts. Dial #122*23# to check bonus balance

Customer recharges and accesses the free airtime based on the amount of recharge made subject to a maximum of ₦200,200.

For example, if a customer on Jumbo recharges N100, his/her FREE N200,200 is depleted by 2,200 which is made available for his/her usage as detailed in the table above. 

100 goes to the Main account, 500 goes to Bonus account and he/she receives 50MB data bonus (valued at 1,600). The main account is for any type of usage (data, SMS, local and international calls) while voice Bonus account is for only Glo to Glo calls at 80k/s. 

If the same customer makes the 2nd recharge of 500, the sum of 11,000 is depleted from the balance of 198,000 left of the FREE Airtime. Of the 11,000 received, N500 goes to Main a/c and 2,500 goes to voice Bonus account and 250MB (valued at N8,000) is received in data bonus account. The customer now has 187,000 left in the unlocked Jumbo Bonus account which can be accessed when the next recharge is made. 

This is valid for only 6 months or exhaustion of the 200,200, whichever is earlier, after which the customer is migrated to Glo Gbam Plus of Onnet-11k/s and Offnet-15k/s.

8. Can I unlock my Jumbo bonus if recharge with E-Top Up?

Electronic recharges (e-top up) will unlock the Jumbo bonus just like physical recharges. 

9. How do I confirm or check my Welcome Back Bonus gift balance (locked bonus)?

Dial #122*24#

10. How do I check my unlocked bonus airtime?

Dial #122*23#

11. Does a new customer need to dial any code to start enjoying Jumbo SIM offers?

No. A new customer is by default on Jumbo SIM so there is no need to migrate into it. A new customer who does not want to be on Jumbo can migrate out of it by dialing the migration code of the desired profile.

12. What happens if there is airtime in my Main account?

Your calls to Glo customers will first be charged from the Jumbo Bonus account and switches to your Main account when this bonus account is fully depleted or expires.

13. What happens if I had an existing data plan before recharging?

The free data on recharge is added to your existing data volume and the higher validity period supersedes.

14. What happens if I don’t use the free airtime?

The unlocked Jumbo bonus or unused portion of it becomes invalid 6 months after receiving it.

15. Can I buy data plans with the Jumbo bonus?


16. Can the bonus airtime be used to subscribe to any value-added service?

No. your Glo Jumbo bonus airtime cannot be used to bu or subscribe any data plan or VAT

17. Can I make international calls/SMS with the bonus?

No. All international calls and SMS(s) will be charged from the main account.

18. Is Jumbo a promotional offer?

No. Jumbo SIM is the new default tariff plan on the Glo network.

So that is all about everything you need to know about Glo Jumbo, don't forget you can still get 10 times any amount you recharge with Airtel SmartRecharge. Finally, if you still have questions, feel free to ask

Also Read:   New Glo Data Subscription And How it Actually Works

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