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Ghana Card to be used for SIM re-registration

The National Communications Authority (NCA) on Monday announced that the Ghana Card, for which a mass registration and issuance for Ghanaian citizens is on-going, would be used for re-registration of Subscriber Identity Module Card (SIM) cards, when the exercise is over. The nationwide mass registration and issuance of the card, …

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AirtelTigo partners Huawei on $30m network modernization project

Telecom operator AirtelTigo is partnering with Huawei Technologies on a $30 million network modernization project aimed to provide faster internet experience to customers. The project, which has been designed in phases will commence in the Greater Accra region this month and is expected to end in October 2019. A statement …

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MTN to sue contractors for fibre optic cuts

Management of Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) has hinted of a legal suit against private developers and road contractors who persistently cause damage to their fibre optic cables. This, according to the company, has become necessary after several engagements with the Association of Road Contractors, the Ghana Highway Authority, the Urban …

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Ghana to host two-day international data protection conference

Madam Patricia Adusei-Poku, the Commissioner, Data Protection Commission, has urged all “Data Controllers” in the country to show compliance and accountability with the Data Protection Act. Speaking at a media launch of the first Africa Data Protection and Privacy conference in collaboration with Ecobank Ghana, Madam Adusei-Poku said the Act …

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Huawei launches Y9 Prime 2019 smartphone

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) has announced the addition of Huawei Y9 Prime 2019, with a revolutionary Auto Pop-up Selfie Camera to it rank of smartphones on the market. The Y9 Prime device is packed with premium features and innovations, including; a new and improved display and new uninterrupted Ultra …

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World Bank says Ghana is fastest growing mobile money market in Africa

A World Bank report released over the weekend says  Ghana is the fastest growing mobile money market in Africa. According to the report, mobile phone penetration created opportunities for expansion of financial services and increased the role of non-financial institutions as much as e-money issuers, positioning Ghana as the fastest …

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MTN Group launches Africa’s first AI service for MoMo

The MTN Group has launched Africa’s first Mobile Money (MoMo) Artificial Intelligence (AI) service or “chatbot”. A statement issued by the Group’s Corporate Affairs and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Tuesday said the chatbot went live in Ivory Coast in May and would be rolled out …

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