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Airtel Ghana invests in innovative culture with launch of Airtel App Challenge

Bharti Airtel, the world’s third largest telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Africa and Asia has today launched an application challenge for startup developers as it seeks to attract the ‘next big app developers’ into the Airtel group of companies. The challenge – a partnership between Bharti Airtel, Singaporean Telecommunications Company, Singtel and smartphone company Samsung – ...

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Vodafone cements its ‘M2M’ position in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana is consolidating its leadership in the ‘Machine-2-Machine’ technology space in Ghana. The concept, which has been touted as the new frontier of global telecommunications, is transforming the world of work and economic development across the globe. Currently about 21- million Vodafone M2M SIMs are connecting assets in various industries in the world. Recently an independent study by Analysys ...

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Tigo reinforces security at cell sites due to battery theft

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Tigo says it is determined to invest to ensure a reliable and stable network for its customers despite rampant cable cuts and increasing battery theft. According to Tigo’s Chief Technical and Information Officer, Ron Reddick, battery theft is fast becoming a challenge to its operations as the company had a total of 900 batteries stolen from its cell sites between ...

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IBM appoints new Country General Manger for Ghana

IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced the appointment of Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh as Country General Manager, IBM Ghana. She succeeds Joe Mensah who served as IBM Ghana Country General Manager for the past five years. Ms. Kyerematen-Jimoh will be responsible for all of IBM’s Sales, Marketing, Services and Global Delivery Operations in Ghana. She is a seasoned marketer with extensive experience in client ...

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MTN commences investigations into use of its logo on condoms

Mobile giant MTN has begun investigations into the circulation of images of MTN branded condoms. Images of the MTN branded condoms surfaced on social media over the weekend. Questions were raised over whether the telecom giant had moved into condom manufacturing. But a press statement from the mobile giant denied producing them. According to MTN it has not produced or ...

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First batch of Tigo’s Yenso Nkoaa winners announced

Telecom Company, Tigo presented prizes to the first batch of winners for the yensor nkoaa promotion at their head office here in Accra. The promotion which was launched not long will see customers walking away with 90 power generators in the next 90 days. Speaking at the 1st presentation in Accra, the Head of Mobile Tara Squire said 20 customers ...

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GIBA ready to sue NCA over re-classification policy

The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) has given indications that it is prepared to resort to the Supreme Court if the National Communications Authority (NCA) refuses to stop its new re-classification policy. The policy is aimed at reducing the approved coverage area of radio stations operating in the country from 100 kilometre radius to 45 kilometre. The NCA has explained ...

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Vodafone’s mobile internet adjudged best in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has been adjudged ‘Mobile Broadband Provider of the Year’ at the fifth edition of the Ghana Telecom Awards, organized by the Mobile World Magazine. The award directly affirms a current independent research by global consulting firm P3 Communications, which named Vodafone as the best network in voice clarity and 3G internet speed in Ghana. Over the years, Vodafone has spent over ...

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Tigo picks up three awards at 5th Ghana Telecom Awards

Tigo Ghana at the 5th Ghana Telecom Awards held over the weekend picked up 3 awards: Innovative product of the Year for Tigo Music, CSR Company of the Year, and the CEO, Roshi Motman, was acknowledged as one of the female trail blazers in the telecom industry. Dedicating the award to her team, Roshi Motman, said 2014 was an exciting ...

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Nigeria fuel shortages hit telecom, banking & aviation industry

Chronic fuel shortages in Nigeria brought phone firms, banks and flights to a standstill on Monday, May 26,2015 just four days before Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration as president of Africa’s biggest economy and top oil exporter. Besides airlines, which could not obtain aviation fuel, phone companies such MTN and domestic banks ground to a halt because the private generators that produce ...

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