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MTN Ghana pulls out of Gmail free SMS service again

MTN Ghana has pulled out of the Gmail free SMS service again, ghanabusinessnews.com has learned. Gmail, the free web-based email service provided by the world’s leading Internet search engine Google activated the free SMS feature to the service for users in Ghana Thursday March 11, 2010. Users of Gmail in …

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Bye-laws to control e-waste in Ghana at final stage

The government of Ghana says it is finalizing on law and other regulations that will control the importation of electronic waste also known as e-waste into the country. According to Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, her outfit is working with two other ministries to finalise the …

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Ghana government to monitor telecommunications radiation levels

Mr. Haruna Iddrissu, Minister of Communications, says government has developed mechanisms with others stakeholders to monitor radiation levels from telecommunications infrastructure. Several steps have been taken to protect the environment and human health, Mr Iddrissu said at the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) symposium organised in Accra last week. According to …

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Tecno Ghana launches phone with Wi-fi technology

Tecno Ghana, local representatives of Hong Kong telecoms company Tecno International has launched a smartphone fitted with Wifi technology. A Wi-fi enabled device such as a personal computer, video game console, smartphone, and digital audio player can connect to the Internet when within range of a wireless network connected to …

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Ghanaian mobile phone subscribers make use of MNP as over 1000 port by Sunday

As at 8:00am Sunday July 10, 2011, more than1000 mobile phone subscribers in Ghana have ported. In other words, over 1000 mobile subscribers have switched networks. Posting on the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) Ghana Facebook page, Mr. Bob Palitz, the MNP Consultant to the National Communications Authority (NCA) writes “At …

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Tigo launches 3.5G Internet

Millicom Ghana Limited operators of the Tigo mobile network, on Friday launched its 3.5G Internet broadband facility, promising to offer fastest Internet service wherever and whenever. The new 3.5G Internet facility has the capacity to provide data services at a faster speed and ensure a new mobile experience for Tigo …

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E-waste is menace to environment – Mahama

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, on Thursday stressed the need for developing countries to adopt a technology that would assist them dispose off their Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipment properly. He said e-waste had become a menace to the ICT industry as many of these equipment ended up in water …

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