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Mobile dealers commend NCA for imposing fines on telecom companies

The Association of Independent Mobile phone and Credit Dealers (ASIMODE) has commended the National Communications Authority (NCA) for the bold steps taken to impose heavy fines on the five regulated services providers. A statement signed by Nii Adjetey Sowah, president and copied to GNA, said that the networks had the …

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Alcatel-Lucent introduces new communications solution CloudBand

Alcatel-Lucent, a telecommunications solutions company, Thursday introduced a new solution, called CloudBand, which brings together the computing power and flexibility of the cloud with the high performance, reliability and security of communications networks. CloudBand is the foundation for a new class of ‘carrier cloud’ services that will enable communications service …

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ITU Conference to review international regulatory framework for radiocommunications

The World Radiocommunication Conference 2012 (WRC-12) is set to review the international regulatory framework for radiocommunications, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – organisers of the conference. The conference starts January 23 –February 17, 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland with over 3000 participants across the world expected to attend. The …

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MTN announces new appointments

Two executives of MTN Ghana, Mr Clement Asante and Shaibu Haruna, have joined MTN Liberia and MTN Uganda respectively. A statement issued in Accra on Friday by MTN said the Corporate Services Executive of MTN Ghana, Ms Cynthia Lumor, announced this at the annual MTN editors’ forum held in Cape …

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GIFEC to educate Ghanaians on electro-magnetic fields

The Ghana Investments Funds for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) would from next year rely more on the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) to educate Ghanaians on Electro-Magnetic Fields (EMF) and the perceived health effects of masts. That reliance on the NCCE could also help the GIFEC in the achievement of …

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National Service Scheme to use electronic payment system

The National Service Scheme (NSS) in collaboration with the Unique Trust (UT) Bank on Wednesday distributed free e-zwich cards for the payment of monthly allowance to national service personnel in the Cape Coast metropolis. The exercise, which is a Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GHIPSS) of the Bank of …

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Nokia holds road show to introduce new phones to Ghanaian public

Nokia last week, organised a road show through the principal streets of  three cities in Ghana, to introduce directly to the public, its new range of phones. The event, which began in Accra, the country’s capital, moved to Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital and ended at Takoradi the Western Regional …

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Expresso Ghana changes MD again

Expresso Telecoms Ghana has changed Managing Directors just months after coming into the country through a buyout of Kasapa Telecom Limited. Prior to Kasapa being rebranded to Expresso, the then MD, Bob Palitz resigned and Hisham Ayoub took over as MD just before the rebranding. But months after, a new …

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Ghana’s National Communications Authority adjudged Best African Telecom Regulator

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has been adjudged the Best Telecoms Regulator in Africa. The award, conferred by the Africa Telecom People (ATP), was based on the effective use of new and advanced technology such as 3.5G networks in the telecommunications sector within the regulator’s jurisdiction, while taking into consideration …

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