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ITU to hold symposium on ICT in Ghana

The Ministry of Communications and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will host the Global Symposium on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), the Environment and Climate Change in Accra next month. They would also host a Regional Seminar on Conformance and Interoperability Testing in Accra, according to a statement issued by …

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We invest in local environments – Ceragon Networks

US registered telecoms solution company, Ceragon Networks Ltd says it believes in investing in the local environment in Africa instead of depending on foreign companies and expatriates to expand its business on the continent. The President of Ceragon for the Africa Region, Mr. John Earley speaking in an exclusive interview …

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Operators registering clients on mobile phones

The New Juaben Municipal Director of the Statistical Service, Mr Abakah Ansah, has expressed worry that operators of some communication networks were registering their customers on mobile phone. He said the strategy adopted by these networks if not checked, would allow people to use other people’s identity cards to register …

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NCA extends SIM registration for 90 days

The National Communications Authority has extended the mobile SIM Registration exercise for additional 90 days. This means that subscribers have up to September to register or correct any anomaly with their registration. The exercise was originally scheduled to end on June 30, this month to pave way for Mobile Number …

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Chinese company Huawei spends over $1m on CSR in Ghana

Huawei Technologies, a Chinese company, has invested $1,023,000 as its corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Ghana, according to its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The company discloses that it donated telecom lab equipment worth $1 million to three national universities in Ghana, providing opportunities for the students to apply what …

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Airtel uses Ghana to start single platform mass mobile messaging service in Africa

Bharti Airtel, a global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, has launched a mass-market mobile messaging service in 16 African countries including Ghana. A press release from the London Stock Exchange listed company, Synchronica Plc, the company that provided the mobile gateway infrastructure software for …

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Radiation from mobile telephony equipment harmless – Dr. Amoako

The level of radiation from mobile phones and also from the premises of phone companies are low and harmless to human health, says the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC). Dr Joseph K. Amoako, Head, Radiation Protection Institute (RPI) of GAEC who gave the assurance said the level of radiation from …

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Telecoms subscribers in Cape Coast rush to register SIM Cards

There was near stampede at the Cape Coast offices of the various telecom companies as subscribers desperately joined long queues to register their SIM cards to beat the June 30 deadline. Miss Angelina Dadzie, a sales agent of TIGO told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the upsurge was as …

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