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MTN 4G licence: Customers to enjoy high quality services – CEO

CEO of MTN Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Asante with President Mahama and Dr. Omane-Boamah

Customers of mobile telecommunication giant, MTN, are set to benefit from high quality digital services upon the rolling out of the company’s 4G mobile network. According to MTN, the move forms part of its commitment to improving the quality of service delivered to the increasing mobile telephony patronage. Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Ebenezer Twum Asante disclosed this when ...

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MTN opens ultramodern office in Accra (Photos)

President Mahama officially opens the MTN building

MTN Ghana has officially opened its ultra-modern office complex located in Ridge, Accra.   President John Mahama was the special guest at a short ceremony held to officially open the building. Other dignitaries at the programme included the Minister of Communication, Dr. Edward Omane Baomah, Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, and Board Chairman of MTN, Mr. Ishmael ...

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Glo Ghana debunks plans of exit

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Telecommunication operator Glo Mobile Ghana has ruled out any plans to pullout out of Ghana. According to the company, it has completed an upgrade of its data system which can accommodate over 20,000 new subscribers to boost its operations in Ghana. There are fears that the telecom company may pullout of Ghana soon due to a number of challenges it ...

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Gbevlo-Lartey quits Expresso, heads to Africa Union

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Lieutenant Colonel (Rtd) Larry Gbevlo-Lartey has parted ways with telecom operator, Expresso, after serving as CEO there for close to two years. The move follows his appointment as Special Representative in charge of Counter Terrorism Cooperation and, the Director of the Algiers based African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) by the African Union Commission. Lieutenant Colonel ...

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Tigo Cash records phenomenal growth for 2015

Tigo Cash vending point

Telecommunication Company, Tigo, has recorded a quintuple-digit growth in total transactions for its mobile money solution, Tigo cash between 2014 and 2015. Total transactions for the period increased from an estimated  7.9 million to over 35 million. Tigo attributed the massive increase to what it referred to as, “continuous investment in product enhancement and empowerment of agents to educate customers.” According ...

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Alert: Ghana’s telcos in trouble; some face imminent collapse

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Ghana ‘s telecom industry is likely to see a number of telecom operators fold up in the coming years if conditions do not improve. Persons familiar with the development are predicting players in the industry with the least customers are likely to be hit the most. The development  follows poor returns being made by majority of the telecom operators as ...

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Telcos petition Speaker over Electronic Communications Bill

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The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho over the Electronic Communications Bill. The telecommunications companies argue that the conclusions reached and the recommendations made by the Finance and Communications Committees of Parliament were flawed as they relied partly on stated matters of fact  asserted by the National Communications Authority  which the Chamber says ...

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MTN to commence 4G service mid year

CEO MTN Ghana,

Telecom giant MTN will begin rolling out its 4G service by the middle of 2016. MTN will join three other companies Surfline, Blu Telecoms, and Busy Ghana who are already rolling  4 G services. MTN in early December, 2015 won the bid for one frequency spectrum lot in the 800 MHz Band for mobile services. Prior to the auction the ...

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Vodafone Ghana CEO leaves for Greece

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Vodafone Ghana’s CEO Haris Broumidis is leaving Ghana to take over the company’s operations in Greece, the company has said in a statement. Mr. Broumidis is leaving Ghana after being in charge as CEO of Vodafone for three years. He is quite familiar with the Greek terrain where he was formerly the Marketing Director and EBU Director at Vodafone Greece. ...

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Airtel resolves service disruption

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Airtel has resolved the service disruption that hit its network early this morning, March 9, 2016. The disruption in service Citi Business News has learnt was due to a system upgrade. Subscribers of the network early this morning were up in arms against the telecom provider after they were unable to  make calls or browse the internet. Some subscribers who ...

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