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Ghana to launch LTE technology for mobile phones by close of 2012

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) would upgrade its WIMAX networks to Long Term Evolution (LTE) technologies, a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals, by the end of this year. The move forms part of an agreement signed with Huawei Technologies to implement …

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Uganda to follow Ghana, Nigeria in imposing fines on telecoms companies for poor service delivery

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) announced that the country’s telecommunications operators will know within two weeks if they will be issued with penalties for poor service delivery, the website IT News Africa reported. Last year Ghana’s industry regulator, the National Communication Authority  (NCA) imposed a fine totalling $1.2 million on …

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Nigerian subscribers demand to benefit from poor quality service fines on telecoms companies

The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers (NATCOMS), the umbrella group for mibile telephony subscribers in Nigeria is asking that the fines imposed on some of the country’s telecoms providers for poor quality of services should benefit them. According to the group, the heavy fines totalling $7.29 million would be paid …

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Lack of trust in personal data use threatens digital economy – WEF

Lack of trust in how personal data is protected and used has the potential to jeopardize the economic and social value of this important asset class, according to a new World Economic Forum (WEF) report released May 16, 2012. The new report, “Rethinking Personal Data: Strengthening Trust, which was developed …

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Agbogba gets ultra-modern ICT training centre

Mr. Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa, a Deputy Minister of Information, has inaugurated an Ultramodern Computer Training Centre for Advanced Vision International School at Agbogba, a suburb of Accra. The state-of-the art Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre which comes with brand new computers, LCD Projector, Webcams, Headsets, and Internet Access, was …

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Ericsson, Tigo partner to deliver Millennium Villages project in Northern Ghana

Ericsson company in partnership with Tigo Ghana are to deploy voice and data network services along with a hybrid power solution, providing mobile network coverage and connectivity in unconnected rural communities in northern Ghana. The partnership followed Ericsson’s announcement of its support for a new Millennium Villages project in Ghana, …

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Ghana Post launches “TXTNPAY” product to rake more revenue

Ghana Post Limited on Thursday launched a new product dubbed: “TXTNPAY” to sustain and improve their revenue generation which has reduced considerably due to technological innovation in the communication sector. The new product launched in collaboration with Afric Xpress, an electronic payment solution provider focused on mobile payments, is an …

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MTN Ghana secures $276m syndicated loan to expand operations

Mobile operator, MTN Ghana has secured a $276 million Stanbic Bank-led syndicated loan from 16 local banks and four foreign banks, the company announced May 16, 2012. The loan, the telecoms firm indicated will be used to expand its network especially its 3G. The local banks are providing MTN an …

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