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Main One Cable Company connects K-Net internet provider

Main One Cable Company on Monday announced the connection of K-NET, Ghana’s leading internet solutions provider, to its world class broadband network. The connection of K-NET underscores Main One’s growing reputation as the broadband service provider of choice in Ghana. According to Joseph Odoi, Country Manager, Main One Cable Ghana, …

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No more TV stations in Ghana

The National Communications Authority (NCA) says it will not issue new licenses for television stations to operate in Ghana. According to the NCA, who is the regulator of the telecoms industry in the country, the issuance of television licenses will be put on hold until the digital migration period is …

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Mobile Number Portability – Ghana must learn from Kenya

Ghana is gearing up for the launch of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) on July 1, 2011 and the MNP Consultant to the National Communication Authority (NCA) Bob Palitz says “we are on track for the July launch.” Ghana MNP best in the world As a show of confidence in what …

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Ghana marks World Telecommunication day

Mr Ernest Attuquaye Armah, Deputy Minister of Communications, on Tuesday stressed the need to employ enabling capacities of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to improve the quality of life in rural communities. He said declaration of the World Summit on Information Society should be a common desire and commitment to build …

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171,000 tons of e-waste in Ghana – Report

A new comprehensive assessment report of the e-waste situation in Ghana has found that 171,000 tons of e-waste reaches the country’s informal recycling sector, adding that the amount of material that reaches the formal recycling sector accounted only for 0.2%. Informal recyclers operating in the country collect obsolete electronics and …

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Initial pre-testing of mobile number portability done

Initial test runs on the mobile number portability (MNP) system done on May 4, 2011 was successful, custodians of the central database of all ported numbers, Porting Access Ghana (PXS) said. Mr. Saqip Nazir is the Managing Director of PXS, and he said in March all the manual pre-testing between …

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Governments asked to connect rural communities to the digital revolution

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on governments to resolve to connect rural communities and the entire world to the digital revolution as a means of achieving development goals and fostering peace and prosperity for all. In a message to commemorate World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, he said …

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Cable on billboard not telephone cable – Vodafone Ghana

Vodafone Ghana, has clarified that the cable running on a billboard at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle not telephone cable from the company. An official of the company, who gave her name simply as Antoinette called ghanabusinessnews.com to say their investigation has established that the reported cable said to have been …

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Web conference, ‘Webvolution’ to introduce businesses to online marketing, wealth creation

Ghanaian businesses will get to know new technological approaches on how to make use of the World Wide Web (WWW) to enhance their delivery at an upcoming Internet event. The event dubbed [email protected], soon to hit parts of the country, will give the platform to businesses, individuals and groups to …

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