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Ghana Institute of Languages to go online soon

The Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL), has embarked on an electronic information management capacity building training programme for its staff to facilitate its admission, registration and administrative procedures. The training programme, which began last year and is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, would enhance the …

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Ghana’s offshore broadband network behind schedule

An offshore broadband project in Ghana that would have been the first of its kind in Africa has failed to meet its completion period. The collaborative offshore broadband project between MTN Ghana and PARD Energy of Norway was expected to have been completed by October 2010, but there is no …

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MTN Ghana establishes $250m ultra-modern data centre in Accra

Ghana’s leading telecommunications provider, MTN, has established a multi-million dollar switch and data centre at Sakama in Accra. The company says the centre will boost the quality of its voice and data services as well as support the rollout of innovative value added services in the country. The $250 million …

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Vodafone Ghana, VIP Communications launch Direct Line call service

US international call services provider, VIP Communications says it has launched what it calls Direct Line Ghana in partnership with Vodafone Ghana. According to the company, which is a provider of international calling services and solutions, the service enables VIP Communications’ customers in the US to make calls to Ghana …

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MTN CEO promises enhanced services in 2011

The Chief Executive Officer of MTN, Ghana’s largest mobile service provider has in a New Year message promised Ghana subscribers an exciting year of innovative products and  services,  as well as  enhanced service delivery. In a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, Bret Goschen expressed gratitude to all MTN’s subscribers and …

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Moves to enhance business transactions through ICT

The Minister of Communications, Mr Haruna lddrisu, has stated that with the regulatory and legal framework properly set, the focus of the ministry this year would be to ensure the use of e-appli­cations to enhance all facets of business transactions in the country. He mentioned, for instance, the use of …

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First ever online trade fair in Ghana scheduled for February

The Ghana Association of Home Based Entrepreneurs (GAHBE) would organise the first ever online trade fair in Ghana from February 25 to March 25 to enable entrepreneurs to expose their products and services to Ghanaians. The fair is to eliminate the logistical issues associated with regular offline trade exhibitions in …

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GIFEC to set up ICT centres in nurses training institutions

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC) on Monday rolled out its electronic connectivity agenda for 2011, which includes setting Information, Communication and Technology centres in all nurses training institutions. “GIFEC partnering with the Ministry of Health would equip all nursing training institutions with modern computer laboratory to ensure …

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Ghana rolls out national digital migration timetable

Government has rolled-out a three-year national digital timetable for Ghana to achieve a cost-effective and timely migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. It directs the setting up of a National Digital Migration Implementation body by the end of January 2011 and issuance of licence for digital television until the end …

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Ghana launches mobile library Internet connectivity initiative

The Ministry of Communications in collaboration with Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC) has launched the national Mobile Library Connectivity (MLC) initiative at Breman Asikuma in the Central Region. The MLC project is to cater for unserved and underserved communities in order to bridge the digital information gap and …

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