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Vodafone office in Takoradi closed-down for non-payment of tax

The Vodafone office in Takoradi was on Thursday morning closed down by the Revenue Collectors Taskforce of the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) for alleged non-payment of taxes. The Vodafone Internet Cafe had more than 50 clients at the time with some expressing their disappointment when they were evicted in order …

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Government commended for initiating SIM card registration

The Ghana Media Advocacy Programme (G-MAP), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), seeking the welfare of children, has commended government for initiating the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Card registration exercise since it can help prevent crime through mobile phone. The NGO appealed to the security agencies to intensify efforts in the fight …

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Communities must use ICT centres and libraries to build capacity – Liberian

The Eastern Regional Liberian of the Ghana Library Board, Mr Konwuruk Jawuruk, has advised communities to use public libraries and Information and Communication Centres (ICT) to build critical minds towards solving their socio-economic problems permanently. He said browsing the internet would enable them to access authoritative, vital and credible information …

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Digital broadcasting will be cheaper after migration – ATU

The deadline for digital migration in Africa will end in 2015, and experts have been discussing how important the process means to African countries. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has already said that the digital migration will release more bandwidth or spaces for mobile phones to use in order to …

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Vodafone Ghana records 27.1% service revenue growth

Vodafone Ghana has recorded another impressive revenue performance, Vodafone Group’s financial results for the first quarter which ended June 30, 2011 shows. According to the results which were released July 22, 2011 and published on its website, the Ghana subsidiary recorded service revenue of 27.1% as against 21% it had …

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MTN attains 98% coverage in Volta Region

MTN mobile telecom company has attained about 98 per cent coverage in the Volta Region, Alfred Kwame Moyimeh, Volta Regional Transmissions Officer of the company said on Friday. He said MTN was now engaged in boosting reception in “dark spots,” where reception in between communities were nil or weak. Mr …

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Over 10,000 mobile subscribers change providers since Ghana launched MNP

Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is catching on in Ghana since the process was launched July 7, 2011. As at 12 noon Friday July 22, more than 10,000 mobile phone subscribers have ported or changed subscribers, according to Mr. Bob Palitz, the MNP Consultant to telecoms regulator, the National Communications Authority …

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Prudential Bank to introduce Internet Banking

Prudential Bank will soon introduce Internet Banking (netWise), Mr Joseph Okine-Afrane, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank in charge of Finance Administration and Credit Administration, has said. Speaking at the official launch of the Bank’s Transaction Alert Service, otherwise known as alertwise, Mr Okine-Afrane said when hooked onto the Internet, …

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Talensi Nabdam District Schools get $20,000 ICT centre

A United States of America (USA) team, ‘Gonna go Ghana’, has been praised for providing Information and Communication Centre (ICT), computers and a projector for schools in the Talensi Nabdam District in the Upper East. Mrs Vivian Anafo, the District Chief Executive (DCE), made the commendation on Wednesday in a …

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