Globacom offers “Glo BizCard”, an innovative Social Address Book solution
Boston, MA. August 06, 2012— OnePIN, Inc., the world’s leading provider of mobile social address book solutions, today announced the successful market launch of the company’s CallerXchange social connection service to Globacom’s base of mobile phone subscribers in Ghana.
CallerXchange enables subscribers to share their contact information with friends, family, and colleagues with one-click after phone calls. The service ensures that contact information in subscribers’ phonebooks is kept up to date, allowing users to keep in touch with people in their social networks even if their information changes over time. CallerXchange transforms a static phone book into an enriched, dynamic social address book.
Globacom is currently distributing CallerXchange as an embedded service on all new SIM cards offered in the market.
Globacom subscribers have found CallerXchange to be a very valuable social connection service – as uptake rates of paying subscribers are an impressive one quarter of the total subscriber base. Since market launch, CallerXchange has outperformed the business case by over double the expected revenue.
Globacom is the market’s newest entrant in Ghana, a country with a rapidly growing base of 24 million subscribers. “We are pleased to be working with Globacom to support their expansion in Ghana.” remarked Christopher DeGrace, Vice President at OnePIN, Inc. “The social connection features of CallerXchange have resulted in customers using Globacom as their primary SIM card, helping Glo increase their retention of new customers. As the world’s fastest growing mobile phone market, Africa represents a strategic growth area for our company and we are proud to be working with Globacom in Ghana, Nigeria and Benin to help their subscribers transform phone calls into social connections.”.
Globacom Limited (GLO) is a Nigerian multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. GLO is a privately owned telecommunications carrier that started operations on 29 August 2003. It currently operates in four countries in West Africa namely Nigeria, Republic of Benin, Ghana and Ivory Coast. For more information go to www.gloworld.com
About OnePIN, Inc.
OnePIN is the world leader in social address book solutions for mobile operators. OnePIN’s technology transforms mobile phonebooks into social address books, improving customer retention while increasing voice and data revenue for mobile operators. OnePIN’s CallerXchange is a person-to-person contact exchange service that connects people and enhances social networks. With one click, using any mobile phone, CallerXchange enables subscribers to leverage their mobile social address books as the hub for their social networking. CallerXchange is currently being deployed to over 170 million mobile subscribers across all handset models within seven of the world’s largest mobile operator groups. OnePIN is headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe.
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