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Ghana could be first in Africa to launch LTE technology for mobile – Sallet

Ghana is said to be on course to become the first country in Africa where the LTE technology for mobile telecommunications will be launched. Alcatel Lucent, the Paris based telecoms solution provider has hinted that it is in talks with mobile operators in the country to introduce the technology. Speaking …

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SIM card manufacturing company goes green, manufactures paper SIM

The global telecommunications industry is gathering momentum and innovation is taking centre-stage. Not only are manufacturers and service providers in the mobile telecommunications industry thinking of value added products and services, but one company is also thinking of the environment. French company, Oberthur Technologies has begun the manufacturing of SIM …

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Technology, financing key in bringing broadband to world’s poorest communities – Report

The New Broadband Commission report of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and UNESCO says in order to provide broadband to poor communities, governments around the world need to rapidly formulate and implement national multi-sectoral broadband plans. The report, entitled “Broadband: A Platform for Progress” advocated for mechanisms that can mix …

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Huawei supports UCC’s IT Department with computers

Huawei Technologies Ghana, a computer firm, has donated 15 laptop computers hooked to the internet to boost the University of Cape Coast’s (UCC) Information Technology Department towards the training of computer science students. At a ceremony to handover the project, valued at $100,000, at the weekend, the Minister of Communications, …

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Ghana, others to benefit from Google, WIPO copyright registry project

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has announced a project to build a common digital platform which will help streamline the identification of protected musical works across 11 West African countries including Ghana. The project will help creators from these countries to get paid for their work through a simplified …

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IFC gives details of $115m syndicated loan to Vodafone Ghana

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, says the $115 million syndicated loan for Vodafone Ghana came from Chinese, German, and African institutions. According to a press release issued by IFC on June 13, 2011, “The deal includes $82 million in syndicated, parallel loans from …

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Ghana bank officials study extended national electronic platform

Banks officials in Ghana have undergone a two-day training on the use and the potential procedures for the utilisation of the extended national electronic platform. The platform will enable a lot of transactions and switching to be done. When the new switch is fully installed, all the automated teller machine …

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SIM card registration deadline will not be extended – NCA

The National Communication Authority (NCA), on Friday said it would not extend the deadline for the year-long SIM card registration exercise. The exercise, which started on July 1 last year, is expected to end on June 30, this year. Major Emmanuel Owusu-Adansi (Rtd), Director of Special Project, NCA, addressing a …

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National Youth Authority Boss inaugurates ICT Centre at Takrowase

The Co-ordinator of the National Youth Authority (NYA), on Friday inaugurated a newly furnished Information Communication Technology (ICT) Centre, stocked with 20 computers and accessories at Takrowase Youth Training Institute in the Kwaebibirim District. The programme was part of a visit of Mrs Sedinam Tamakloe Attienu, Attienu, to the 11 …

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