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Ghana’s Telecoms operators accuse road sector for unfair treatment over right to lay cables

Ghana’s telecoms operators have expressed displeasure with what they call unfair treatment from government’s road sector institutions and road contractors with regard to right of way to lay their cables and fibre. All the operators, except Airtel, are worried that during road construction, their cables and fibre are punctured and …

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Court halts Vodafone’s “Mooore Money” promotion

An Accra Fast Track High Court on Wednesday restrained Vodafone Ghana Limited, their agents, assigns and servants from promoting, sponsoring and advertising the ongoing promotion dubbed “Mooore Money.” It, however, ordered the National Lotto Authority (NLA) to give an undertaking within 21 days indicating that if at the end of …

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Airtel claims $11b investment in Ghana so far

Airtel Ghana is claiming that it has invested $11 billion into Ghana so far and it is committed to investing some $1 billion into expanding its network in 2011. The telecoms provider made the claim on its Facebook page ‘Move2Airtel’ August 12, 2011. However, when ghanabusinessnews.com called up the Chief …

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Ghana Television coverage not reaching Northern Volta

Residents of Hohoe and the northern part of the Volta Region have been denied the services of GTV for more than one-and-a-half months. The last time the people received GTV signals was three days to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) congress in Sunyani in July and has since been left …

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MTN reiterates commitment to Mobile Number Portability

Mrs Georgina Fiagbenu, Senior Manager of Corporate Communications of MTN, has reiterated management’s commitment to the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) exercise. She has, therefore, appealed to the media to continue to educate the general public on the guidelines for porting as outlined by the National Communications Authority while encouraging those …

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Liberian journalists attend ICT workshop for elections

Staff of African Elections Project (AEP) would participate in the coverage of the Liberian Referendum scheduled for August 23. This would be under its Liberia Elections Incidents Monitoring system project in strategic partnership with Humanity United. This was contained in a statement issued in Monrovia on Tuesday by Mr Jeremiah …

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Ghana leads the world with successful MNP implementation

Ghana’s telecom regulator, National Communication Authority (NCA) has received overwhelming commendations from local and international experts for effectively implementing the country’s Mobile Number Portability, which has been described as the best so far in the world. Ghana saw a successful implementation of MNP, a process which allows mobile phone users …

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Minister tells telecoms operators to be truthful in their transactions

The Minister of Communications, Mr Haruna Iddrisu on Friday cautioned telecommunication operators in the country to desist from the act of under declaring the volumes of international calls on their networks with the aim of making more profits for themselves. The Minister, who was addressing participants at a seminar organized …

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Prisoners asked to use time in prison to learn ICT

Mr Ernest Attuquaye Armah, a Deputy Minister of Communications, has advised prisoners to use their time in jail to learn Information Communication Technology (ICT) at the laboratories now available in prisons across the country. He gave the advice on Wednesday when he visited the Ho Central Prisons as part of …

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