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Over 1.8 million people reserve numbers on Glo Ghana network

More than 1.8 million people have so far reserved their preffered or personal numbers on the Glo Network since the company launched the ongoing ‘Reserve Your Number’ campaign. Chief Operating Officer, George Andah said in Accra on Thursday that over 1.8 million requests had been made by the public since …

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Cyber fraud activities in Ghana peak at 1am daily – Report

A report by a US-based firm that protects online businesses from fraud and abuse has found that activities of cyber crime are conducted at 1am local time (5pm Pacific Standard Time) in Ghana every day in the year 2011. In a press statement February 23, 2012, iovation says it came …

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Three banks begin integration to national switch

The process of integrating the switches and Automated Teller Machines (ATM) to the national switch has started with three banks. The banks are Zenith, Prudential and Cal Bank, which are using the NCR ATMs and position switches, which have since been ready for the integration. The management of the Ghana …

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Ghana seeks ICT assistance from India

Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Tuesday said Ghana is committed to strengthen relations with India to draw the expertise of the country in revenue mobilisation. He said India would help the District Assemblies in mobilising money by tracking revenue through an electronic system. …

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Ghanaian mobile agric startup Esoko eyes Zimbabwean market

Ghana’s mobile agri-business startup Esoko, is looking for partners to start services in Zimbabwe. A news report by TechZim February 27, 2012 said Esoko, in a request for tender published in Zimbabwean newspapers over the last several days, has invited local companies to apply to run the platform in the …

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AMA, Passport Office, others to start e-government project

Eleven Government Departments and Agencies are to commence the e-government project to better deliver improved services to the citizenry. The beneficiary agencies included the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional integration, Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Food and Drugs Board, Births and Death Registry, National Health Insurance Scheme, National Communication Authority, National …

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Ericsson, Western Union in alliance to fast track mobile financial services

Ericsson and Western Union have announced a strategic alliance on how to make mobile financial services quicker and convenient. Both announced the partnership at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 27, 2012. The agreement, according to a statement from Ericsson is designed to accelerate the interconnection between …

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Ericsson, MTN to start M-wallet services in Africa, Middle East

Ericsson and the MTN Group are establishing a strategic partnership to launch m-wallet services in Africa and the Middle East. The platform is a new complementary service to the integrated pre-paid charging system and mobile financial services solution for MTN consumers in these regions. As part of the co-operation, Ericsson …

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SIM registration, the law and the arguments

For your information, on March 3, 2012 all telecoms operators in Ghana have been legally mandated by the SIM Registration Regulation, LI 2006, to deactivate all unregistered SIMs in the country, or they (the operators) would be penalized. This means, all SIM cards in mobile phones, modems, tablets and any …

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