Tecno Ghana, local representatives of Hong Kong telecoms company Tecno International has launched a smartphone fitted with Wifi technology.
A Wi-fi enabled device such as a personal computer, video game console, smartphone, and digital audio player can connect to the Internet when within range of a wireless network connected to the Internet, according to Wikipedia.
The new range of phone known as Tecno T8 was launched last Friday July 8, 2011 in Accra. The company which started operations in Ghana about four years ago, says it has 35% market share of the Ghanaian mobile handset business.
“We currently have 35% of the market share of the handset business and we are working on hitting 55%,” Kwabena Boakye Asante, Marketing Manager of Tecno Ghana told journalists during the launch.
“Our target is to sell 100,000 handsets every month,” he said.
He said Tecno phones are affordable and come with 13 months warranty.
Mr. Asante said Tecno Ghana has 35 handset models on the market and offers employment to more than 20,000 Ghanaians.
He promised that Tecno Ghana will open VIP phone shops in all regional capitals to make shopping for handsets pleasurable to Ghanaians. “Shopping for phones should not bring about inconvenience to customers, moreover we value all our customers,” he said.
By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi