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National Youth Authority Boss inaugurates ICT Centre at Takrowase

The Co-ordinator of the National Youth Authority (NYA), on Friday inaugurated a newly furnished Information Communication Technology (ICT) Centre, stocked with 20 computers and accessories at Takrowase Youth Training Institute in the Kwaebibirim District. The programme was part of a visit of Mrs Sedinam Tamakloe Attienu, Attienu, to the 11 …

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Broadband prices drop 50% – ITU

Broadband service prices have dropped significantly by 50% as compared to charges in the last two years, according to new figures released by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). According to the ITU, consumers and businesses globally are paying on average 18% less for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) services. …

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Globacom mute on Ghana operations, to open applications store in Nigeria

As Ghanaian mobile subscribers wait expectantly for its services, Globacom Nigeria officials would not say anything on when the telecoms provider will start operations in Ghana. When ghanabusinessnews.com spoke to two senior officials of the company at the West & Central Africa Com, telecoms conference in Dakar, Senegal on the …

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French Embassy inaugurates GH¢120,000 ICT Centre for Government Secretarial School

The French Embassy, on Wednesday inaugurated GH¢120,000 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre for the Government Secretarial School in Accra. The Centre, which has 28 computers with accessories, forms part of the French Support Project for the School, which seeks to provide the infrastructural needs of the institution. Speaking at …

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Sub-Sahara Africa’s telecoms sector booms with investments, new technologies – World Bank

With the recent happenings in the telecommunications industry in sub-Sahara Africa in terms of investments, acquisitions and new technologies, the World Bank in its June 2011 Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report has described the sector as a “booming” one. The World Bank says the telecommunications sector is one of the …

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Telecoms companies in Africa told to innovate or lose revenue as voice market becomes overcrowded

Telecommunications operators (telcos) on the African continent have been told to innovate and develop products that meet the needs of subscribers or suffer loss of revenue as the voice market is becoming overcrowded and unprofitable. Speakers at the 8th West & Central Africa Com, one of the major telecommunications events …

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Telecoms conference for West Africa takes off in Dakar

One of the major telecoms events in the West African sub-region is taking off today Wednesday June 15, 2011 in the Senegalese capital Dakar. The conference known as West & Central Africa Com has the theme ‘Evolving Networks and Services to Capture the Region’s Growth Potential’ is being organised by …

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Trade Minister inaugurates Rural Technology Facilities

Government is committed to enhance and build a strong and vibrant rural economy to reduce unemployment, poverty and rural-urban migration. Ms Hanna Tetteh, Minister of Trade and Industry made this known when she inaugurated the Rural Technology Facilities (RTFs) at Goaso in Asunafo North Municipality and Bechem in Tano North …

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SHS, Colleges of Education to have ICT – Education Minister

The government is raising funds to introduce ICT in all the Teacher Training Colleges and the 500 Senior High Schools in the country. Science and Technology would also be restructured and improved in all the schools. Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu, the Minister of Education, said this at St John Bosco’s Training …

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Main One connects Zipnet

Main One Cable Company has announced the connection of Zipnet Broadband Wireless Services (www.myzipnet.com) to its world class broadband network. The connection of Zipnet, a leading internet service provider underscores Main One’s growing reputation as the broadband service provider of choice in Ghana. According to Joseph Odoi, Country Manager, Main …

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