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ITU forms joint coordination activity on cloud computing

The Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group (TSAG) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on January 17, 2012 announced the establishment of a Joint Coordination Activity on cloud computing (JCA-Cloud). According to the UN agency in charge of ICT, the work of the ITU-T Focus Group on Cloud Computing (FG Cloud) will …

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MEST, rlg communication presents 456 laptops to Accra schools

The Ministry of Environment Science and Technology (MEST), in partnership with rlg Communication, on Friday presented 456 laptop computers to some educational institutions in Accra as part of Better Ghana Agenda Information Communication Technology (ICT) Project. The presentation formed part of the Mathematics, Science and Technology Scholarship programme, aimed at …

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ITU Assembly approves 4G standards

An International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Radiocommunication Assembly on January 18, 2012 approved the next generation of mobile technology – IMT-Advanced – which will make devices 500 times faster than 3G smartphones. “Following a detailed evaluation against stringent technical and operational criteria, ITU has determined that “LTE-Advanced” and “WirelessMAN-Advanced” should be …

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CNN: Tech whiz brings gift of computers to Ghana’s children

When techno-whiz Seth Owusu left Ghana for the United States in 1991, he had never used a computer before. But two decades later, he’s using the power of technology to provide computer literacy to the children of rural Africa, one refurbished computer at a time. Owusu is the founder of …

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ITU establishes focus group on machine-to-machine service layer

The International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group has established a new Focus Group on Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Service Layer. The M2M refers to the ability of a machine to sense and measure certain variables, and communicate this information to other machines in a network. The technologies have applications in …

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Airtel launches 3.75G service in Ghana

Airtel, Ghana’s fastest growing mobile phone network, on Wednesday launched its 3.75G service, an upgrade of the 3.5G, to offer world class third generation experience to consumers. “The 3.75G technology will give our customers the opportunity to interact with data in a different way,” Mr Philip Sowah, Managing Director of …

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GIFEC donates 360 computers to 24 vocational institutions

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) on Tuesday presented 360 computers to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development for distribution to 24 Community Development Vocational Institutions (CDVI). The facilities are meant to improve the teaching and learning of Information Communication Technology (ICT). The beneficiary institutions include, …

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ICT experts want vital linkages between banking and telecom industries

Service providers in the mobile industry at the weekend called for the development of vital operational linkages among professionals in the banking, information, communication and telecommunication sector for greater maximisation of technology. The ICT Service providers expressed concern about the high industrial antagonism, characterised by unprofessional acts of undermining and …

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Internet marketing for SMEs

Internet marketing makes any website very effective. A finished website cannot be made known to the public without marketing. The only way to make your products and services known is to put them out using online marketing. A website is a virtual storefront. Therefore, much thought needs to be put …

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