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Kasapa has not been sold


Telecom operator Kasapa has dismissed reports that it has been sold. Its parent company, Sudanese Telecom group, Sudatel on its website announced to shareholders in its financial report for the first half of this year, that it had concluded the sale of Kasapa in Ghana. It however did not name the company or individual that it had sold the company ...

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Airtel to recycle paper


Airtel Ghana has partnered with a Local recycling company Akosombo Paper Mill, to collect and recycle waste paper generated by the company. Akosombo Paper Mill will collect the paper through its logistics partners and will recycle them into specialty paper production at its plant in Akosombo. Airtel will support this and utilize its contacts across the value chain in order ...

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NCA to introduce common codes for all telcos


All mobile phone users regardless of the network will from 8th September 2014, use a common short code to check, top up credit as well as access call centres. This follows the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) move to harmonize all short codes for general customer services across all networks. The National Communications Authority however indicates the existing short codes for ...

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Surfline, first 4G LTE launched in Ghana

Surfline has officially launched Ghana’s first 4G LTE network in Accra and Tema, giving both consumers and business internet speeds that are ten times faster than 3G services currently on offer. Marking the historic occasion, Surfline – the only telecoms company owned 100% by Ghanaians – announced a tasty, limited launch offer: free devices and double bonus for life, for ...

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Ghana’s first 4G LTE service goes live

Surfline Ghana, one of the three licensed 4G LTE telecom service companies in the country, will officially launch its commercial service Tuesday. The service  which is expected to change the landscape of data services in the country, will initially cover only the Greater Accra Region, with plans of expanding to other regional capitals in the coming years. Speaking exclusively to ...

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Tigo completes Mobile Broadband coverage in 160 district capitals

Telecommunications company, Tigo, has announced that it has completed deploying Mobile Broadband coverage to over 160 districts across the country. This forms part of several investments to improve on network quality and boost customer experience among Tigo subscribers. The multi-million dollar project, which begun towards the end of 2013, includes several district capitals in all 10 political regions of Ghana, ...

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Phone users to pay more for credit vouchers

Customers of the various telcos in the country are now paying more to for credit  they use. Some telecommunication companies have conceded they have also been affected by the current economic crisis. According to some media advertisements, telecom giant, Vodafone has introduced new mobile tariffs and new fixed voice postpaid packages. Since August 1, 2014, prepaid customers of Vodafone have ...

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Tigo Ghana appoints new Heads for Marketing and HR

Tigo Ghana on Tuesday, July 29, announced the appointment of Jesse Agyepong and Elizabeth Arhin as Head of Marketing and Head of Human Resources respectively. Jesse assumes responsibility for developing and implementing the annual marketing strategy for Tigo Ghana, leading to an enhanced brand, customer and revenue market share. He joins Tigo Ghana with 11 years of experience working as ...

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Over 10,000 subscribers ditch Expresso

Ten thousand, eight hundred and eight, voice subscribers of Expresso ditched the network in the month of May, 2014. This is according to the May market share report of the National Communications Authority (NCA). The report also indicated that 287,000 voice subscribers were added to the existing 28.8 million, increasing it to 29.1million mobile voice subscribers in Ghana. The data ...

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NCA lifts ban on Vodafone

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has lifted the ban it imposed on Vodafone Ghana following the nationwide blackout of its network on June 6. This comes 23 days before the end of the original sanction period initially issued by the NCA. The sanctions that were imposed include the acquisition of new subscribers, sale of New SIM Cards, porting subscribers from ...

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