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Digital migration will increase broadband spectrum for mobile phones – ITU Chief Bureau Officer

A Chief Bureau Officer at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), believes that when the world finally migrates to the digital switch, more broadband spectrum will be created. Already, the ITU has warned that if action is not taken to fast-track the growth of mobile broadband, mobile phone users would face …

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Nokia to officially launch dual-sim phones in Ghana

The world’s leading mobile phone manufacturer, Nokia says its dual-sim phones which are already on the Ghanaian market will be officially launched Monday July 18, 2011. Osagie Ogunbor, Head of Communications at Nokia West Africa tells ghanabusinessnews.com that the product is already on the market. “The phones are already on …

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Two Ghana applications in finals of Android Developer Challenge

Two applications developed in Ghana have made it to the finals of the Android Developer Challenger for the sub-Sahara Africa region. The two applications in the Productivity, Tools, Local and Geo category are UniDayz and Esoko. UniDayz is an application that helps university students to better manage and prioritize their …

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Government to use mobile telephony to collate birth, death data

Mr. Haruna Iddrissu, Minister of Communications, on Friday announced that government would from next year attempt to use mobile telephony to collate death and birth statistics across the country. He said in Ghana there was no reliable and accurate information on births and deaths but since the number mobile phone …

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Vodafone Ghana makes SMEs communication needs simple, affordable

Vodafone Business Solutions has introduced a wireless office facility for small and medium scale enterprises and other organizations to have seamless connection to each other and the World Wide Web (WWW). The facility, which is a complete communication solution for businesses that do not have access to an ADSL land …

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SMS technology connects Ghana’s cocoa farmers

An innovative mobile technology using SMS has been launched in Ghana to connect cocoa farmers in communities where the country’s most valuable cash crop is produced. Since March 2011, some 1,500 farmers in 15 Western Region communities have already signed up to participate in the programme offering the technology, known …

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MTN re-opens Nhyiaeso Office in Kumasi after closure by KMA

The management of MTN has re-opened its Nhyiaeso Office in Kumasi for normal business following an amicable resolution of the situation with the Kumasi Metropolitan Authority (KMA). A statement issued in Accra on Wednesday said, the situation with the KMA was an industry issue, which the Telecoms Chamber was addressing …

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Ghana to host First National Science Congress

Ghana is to hold its first national science congress next month. The congress begins in Accra on August 2, 2011, and the opening ceremony is expected to be performed by the President John Evans Atta Mills. A formal invitation was extended to the President on Tuesday, when members of the …

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