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Airtel Tigo workers up in arms over redundancy packages

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Some workers of Airtel Tigo have expressed their displeasure over what they say is the unfair treatment in the redundancy package being offered to them by the new management of the merged entity. Information available to Citi Business News indicates that the issue has led to tension between the workers and the management. The agitated workers, most of whom are ...

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Telcos with no 4G licenses must work to acquire it 


Some telecom analysts have urged telcos without 4G licenses to work at securing it. MTN, which is already operating the 4G network in Ghana, has conducted trials on its 5G network in South Africa. The exercise is expected to quicken the pace of using the network’s internet services when successful. With smart devices, the 5G network is estimated to operate ...

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5G network will not start in Ghana anytime soon—Analyst


Telecom Analyst, Fouad Chalabi has ruled out any possibility of Ghana signing onto a 5G license anytime soon. 5G (5th Generation) is the proposed next telecommunications standards that will provide better speeds and coverage than the current 4G. According to Chalabi, Ghana is yet to realize the full benefits of the 4G network, hence the need to address associated with ...

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MTN secures ¢GH510 million credit facility


MTN Ghana has secured a credit facility through a syndication worth GHC 510 million from 9 banks in Ghana to improve its infrastructure and services. This is the second time the telecom operator is undertaking such a deal. In 2012, MTN carried out a similar loan syndication deal to finance network expansion. That facility was repaid in May this year, giving ...

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MTN is 2nd best company in Ghana Club 100

MTN building at Ridge, Accra

MTN has been named as the second best company in Ghana for this year’s Ghana Club 100. The telecom company assumed the position after a vigorous exercise which ranked the various organizations that entered the competition based on some selected criteria. In addition to being adjudged the second best company for this year, MTN also picked the best company in ...

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Ghana signs 5 MoUs with Denmark [photos]


Ghana has signed five Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with the Danish government to partner and work in different sectors of the economy. The agreement was signed in the presence of Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia and the Queen of Denmark, Her Majesty Queen Magrethe II in Accra. The first MoU was between APM Terminals, the Ministry of Transport and Amend ...

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Tigo, Airtel entity now Airtel Tigo

Ghanaian Hip Life Musician, Magnom performs his hit song 'medi be bom' to unveil the new brand.

The second largest telecom operator in Ghana has rebranded as Airtel Tigo, following a merger between Tigo and Airtel. Airtel Tigo will now control 22 percent market share of the telecom industry in Ghana after the National Communications Authority recently approved the merger. The CEO of Airtel Tigo, Madam Roshi Motman speaking to the workers after announcing the new brand ...

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Tigo, Airtel to outdoor new brand name today

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Tigo and Airtel will today officially unveil the name and logo of the new entity following the merger of the two companies. The announcement comes weeks after the official approval by the National Communications Authority (NCA). Citi Business News understands that today’s announcement will also culminate in the human resource plan for the new entity which involves skills assessment of ...

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Airtel, Tigo merger to solidify telecom industry

Rosy Fynn - Marketing Director, Airtel Ghana

The new entity to be formed following the merger of Tigo and Airtel should improve service delivery in Ghana’s telecommunications industry. The move should also build larger institutions to deepen competition and give value for money. This is the assertion of the Marketing Director at Airtel, Rosy Fynn. Madam Fynn also believes the coming in of the new entity will ...

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