Google Launches Google Go App In Nigeria and Other African Countries

Google announce the launch of a new product Google Go, an app that promises to make searching the Internet a lighter and faster experience.

Announcing the new app in Lagos recently, Country Manager, Google Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor said the new app is another search engine app that supports social media and android devices with low storage capacity and with low Read Access Memory (RAM). She said the app would help address peculiar challenges of most African customers.

Google Go

The app is less than 5MB in size. It employs data management and compression technology and as such uses 40% less data. you can easily search for what’s trending in your country, find an inspirational quote to post on Twitter or Instagram, look for GIFs, discover places nearby and browse videos. With Google Go, you can access all your favorite apps and websites and discover the top destinations in your country.

When there’s no Internet access, Google Go retries failed search requests in the background and lets you know as soon as the results are ready. Web pages load quickly, even in data-saving mode or on 2G connections.

The Google Go App is already available in 30 African countries including Nigeria.

Promise Amadi

Amadi Promise is an Assistant Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria ( who handles Sports & Educational sections. He loves sharing what he knows and also learns from others. Promise is also an Android developer at Rad5 Tech Hub.
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