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Netsol boosts Internet connectivity in Ghana

One small company is starting a revolution in the Internet sector in Ghana by installing public paid wifi hotspots in communities. The company, Netsol Ghana Ltd., which was founded in mid-2007, describes itself as an innovative technology company that provides high speed wireless broadband Internet connectivity and computer networking services …

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Ghana invests $150m in nationwide broadband infrastructure

The Ghana government has awarded a $150 million contract to Huawei Technologies, a Chinese-based ICT and telecommunication infrastructure company, to provide modern infrastructure to ensure internet broadband availability countrywide within the next 24 month. Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, announced at the opening of a two-day international conference on …

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MTN Ghana introduces Mobile Money to staff

MTN Ghana at the weekend introduced a new product, MTN Mobile Money (MMM), to its staff at a Family Fun Day. The day was to afford the staff of MTN Ghana and their families the opportunity to share in the success of the company by participating in fun games and …

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Ghana hosts first Business Process Outsourcing conference

Ghana will host the first business process outsourcing (BPO)conference in the country this month. The conference organized by the Ghana Association of Software and IT Services Companies (GASSCOM) is under the auspices of the Ministry of Communication, the ITES Secretariat and the World Bank. The two-day Conference on Tuesday July …

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Ghana’s mobile war: Vodafone takes rates fight to MTN

It has long been established that there is a mobile war going on in Ghana among the mobile phone companies. There are six mobile phone companies licensed to do business in Ghana currently. These are Tigo, MTN, Vodafone, Zain, Kasapa and Glo. Each of these is launching aggressive marketing strategies …

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Vodafone sends mobile payphone booths to rural commnunities

Vodafone Ghana, a telecommunications company, is refurbishing old telephone booths collected from the urban centres to offer mobile payphone services to rural communities. Major Albert B. Don-Chebe (RTD), Head of Corporate Communication of Vodafone Ghana, who made this known during a media encounter in Takoradi on Thursday, said the payphone …

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Google hopes YouTube will be profitable in the future

Web video site YouTube will be profitable for Google Inc in the near future, the Internet search leader said on Thursday. Google acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion in 2006, but has lost money on the site that lets people post and share videos free. Analysts have raised concerns about the …

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After Twitter leak Google Application security questioned

Twitter uses Google Docs for information sharing. How do I know this? Well, it seems Twitter Inc. has had a pretty significant security breach which was brought on by a Twitter employee’s Google Apps account being hacked. Have a look below at one of the screenshots the hacker has sent …

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Vodafone subscribers up 800,000 in two months

Vodafone Ghana has roped in 800,000 more customers nationwide since its launch in April this year, making it the fastest growing network in the country, Major Albert Don Chebe (rtd), head of corporate communications, has said in Sunyani. Addressing a cross section of the media in Brong Ahafo on the …

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Zain Ghana, Madagascar to get advanced SMS technology from Tango Telecom

Kuwait-based Zain Group has awarded contracts to Tango Telecom to provide its advanced SMS technology, the iAX SMS platform for its Ghana and Madagascar networks. Information available to ghanabusinessnews.com from the telecommunications industry says Tango Telecom’s messaging platform, enables prepaid and postpaid charging, storage and delivery of A2P, P2P and …

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