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MTN makes two new executive appointments

MTN, the leading telecommunications company in Ghana, on Friday announced the appointment of two new executives. An official statement named them as Mrs Cynthia Lumor, Corporate Service Executive, and Mr Eric Nsarkoh, General Manager of the newly created MTN Business Solutions. Mrs Lumor replaces Mrs Mawuena Trebah, who resigned from …

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Government urged to invest in microchip technology

Government has been urged to work together with microchip manufacturing firms towards the aggressive promotion of large-scale investment in microchip technology. Mr Art George, Senior Vice-President of Texas Instruments Incorporated, manufacturers of microchip electronic products, said such an investment could significantly generate employment and wealth for the people. Microchips, he …

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About 64,657 mobile phone subscribers register with MNP

The National Communications Authority (NCA) on Tuesday said about 64,657 mobile phone subscribers in Ghana took advantage of the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to move from one mobile service provider to another whilst retaining their mobile number by the end of August. A statement issued in Accra said this was …

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MTN offers 0.4 Ghana pesewas per 1MB of data

MTN Ghana says it has a bundle that offers down to 0.4 Ghana pesewas per megabyte of data, which is the lowest on the market. MTN had earlier promoted a bundle that offered 1.2Gp per megabyte as the lowest on the market, but Innovation Manager, Marketing at MTN Ghana, Nana …

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Taking a second look at robots

The technology of robots has grown speedily over the years. An important aspect of robots is how they perceive the environment with the eye.  For instance, the Microsoft Kinect has provided an affordable method to make robots interact with its environment. The Kinect motion-detection system has been designed for video …

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TV3 announces new executive appointments

TV3 Network Limited on Monday announced the appointment of Mr Santokh Singh as Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective September, 1, 2011. A statement from TV3 said with over 14 years experience in the television industry in Malaysia and Ghana, Mr Singh had overseen a significant increase in TV3’s …

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350 ICT students graduate

Three hundred and fifty students have graduated from a four-month intensive course in Information Communication Technology (ICT), under the Soul Food Ministries International’s (SFMI) Information Technology Training initiative. This brings to 800 the total number of people who have benefited from the initiative since it began in 2009, with courses …

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Plan Ghana trains youth in ICT skills

Plan Ghana International, a child-centered NGO, has empowered 28 selected youths from the Upper West Region with social media skills using Information Communication Technology (ICT). Twenty of the youths were selected from the Saint Ignatius of Loyola Senior High School (SHS), while the remaining eight were chosen from Lassia-Tuolu community …

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MTN Ghana launches Internet Festival

MTN Ghana, one of the country’s telecommunication operators, on Thursday launched a month-long campaign dubbed ‘I-Fest’ (Internet Festival) to create public awareness on the multiple uses of MTN data services in Accra. I-Fest which commenced in September is aimed at boosting data services and internet usage as well as projecting …

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