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TD Mobile launches in Ghana as Nokia Distributor

TD Mobile

TD Mobile, a subsidiary of Technology Distributions (TD) a Nigerian IT Distributor has launched in Accra. The launch was to mark the entrance of TD Mobile into Ghana, as the official exclusive distributor of Nokia products. Launching in Ghana will make TD Mobile the major distributors of all Nokia phones, including the newly revamped Nokia 3310, launched earlier this year. ...

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Govt orders re-registration of all SIM cards

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All owners of SIM cards and mobile money accounts will from next month [November], be required to undergo re-registration. The new directive from government is part of moves to fight mobile money fraud which has gained momentum over the past months. Citi Business News understands the re-registration will be rolled out immediately after the national identification card comes into force. Speaking ...

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Tigo, Airtel to vet staff on November 13

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Citi Business News has learnt that the management of the new entity after the merger of Tigo and Airtel will begin a vetting and assessment exercise of all workers from the 13th of November 2017. The exercise will follow a durbar on the 10th of November which will outdoor the brand team of the new entity as well as the ...

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Airtel,Tigo Merger: workers anxious of losing key positions

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Citi Business News has gathered some workers of Airtel and Tigo are voluntarily leaving the merged entity after the regulator; the National Communications Authority(NCA) approved the merger. On October 13, 2017, the Managing Director of Tigo, Roshi Motman was named as the new CEO of  the merged  entity, following the resignation of the MD of Airtel Lucy Quist Even though ...

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Ecobank, Samsung jointly launch Galaxy Note8

MD of Samsung Ghana speaking at the event

Samsung Ghana, in collaboration with Ecobank, launched the latest mobile device from the Samsung Note series over the weekend at the Airport Square in Accra. The Note8 is an improved version of the Note5 with dual cameras with 12 megapixel on the rear and 8 megapixel at the front. It is water resistant meaning users can access their phone irrespective ...

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Tigo’s Roshi Motman named CEO of merged Tigo & Airtel entity

CEO of Tigo Ghana, Roshi Motman

MD of Tigo Roshi Motman has been named as the new CEO of merged telecommunication entities Airtel and Tigo. The announcement follows the resignation of the MD of Airtel Lucy Quist early this week. Citi Business News earlier reported that Madam Roshi Motman would be named as the MD of the new entity to be created following the merger of ...

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Broadband Chamber calls for fairness to attract investors

NCA

The Broadband Communications Chamber is pushing for a halt in what it describes as unfair treatment of its members by the National Communications Authority (NCA). The Chamber has cited constraints in some proposed partnerships and relatively expensive licensing fees for its members as basis for their call. The appeal also comes at a time that government is seeking to increase ...

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Airtel’s MD Lucy Quist resigns

Lucy Quist

Citi Business News can confirm that the Managing Director of Airtel, Ms Lucy Quist has resigned. It unclear where Ms Quist, who has been at the helm of affairs since 2014, will be heading to. There were earlier reports that Tigo’s current MD, Ms. Roshi Motman, is likely to be named as the MD of the new entity to be created ...

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Vodafone unveils new brand positioning

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Vodafone has announced a significant global change to its brand positioning to reflect a new purpose and visual identity for the future. This represents the first major change to the way the telecom company communicates since the introduction of the “Power to You” strapline in 2009. The repositioning, which was launched on October 6, 2017 and has been rolled out ...

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MTN promotes Ghana CEO to regional Vice President

MTN CEO

MTN Ghana CEO, Ebenezer Asante, has been announced as the new Vice President (VP) of MTN Group to oversee the operations of the company in Southern and East Africa and Ghana (SEAGHA) Region, starting on October 1 2017. A statement from  the mobile network operator reveals that the new SEAGHA region will comprise the telco’s mobile operations in Ghana, Uganda,  ...

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