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Ghana Telecom to go 3G

vodafoneGhana Telecom (GT) Wednesday January 21, 2009 signed a $120-million contract with Huawei Technologies Company Limited to enable it upgrade its 2G network to 3G.

The 3G network will offer Vodafone Ghana customers ultra high-speed internet access and the ability to make video-calls.  It will also enable them to use rich multi-media content on their handsets including the ability to send video clips, music and pictures at the touch of a button.

Management of GT said the expansion of the 2G network to 3G is expected to be completed within the next 18 months.

The Chief Executive Officer of GT, David Venn, who signed on behalf of his outfit, said GT will offer its customers appealing products, with a level of service that is second to none.

“The contract is to enable us expand on our mobile network across the country so that it can provide world-class services to our customers,” Mr Venn stated.

He told this paper that GT would soon be re-branded to Vodafone Ghana.

Huawei, a Chines company, is the world’s leading telecom solutions provider focused on building long-term partnerships with telecom operators.

Today, 35 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators enjoy Huawei’s products and solutions.

The Deputy Managing Director of Huawei, Jay Xu Junjie signed on behalf of his company.

Source: Daily Guide

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  1. we are seriously waiting for the 3g cos 2g is outmoded