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Vodafone won’t transfer cost of porting to mobile phone users – CEO assures

Vodafone Ghana on Monday says it will not transfer in any way the cost of porting one’s network number to mobile users come July 1st for the introduction of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in the country. Mr Kyle Whitehill, Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone, who told journalists in Accra, said …

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Brett Goshen optimistic about MTN Ghana’s future

Leading mobile company, MTN Ghana will maintain its number one position and make more gains in the sector, despite the stiff competition, which includes the mobile number portability, Brett Goshen, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) said. Speaking to journalists in Accra at the end of his four- and –half- year- term …

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Economics Students told to make use of ICT courses

Economics Students have been advised to continually avail themselves of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) courses to brighten their chances on the job market. Mr Bright Addai, Relationship Manager of Databank Financial Services Limited, said taking up leadership, management and entrepreneurship courses via ICT had become necessary as employers were …

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Omatek launches new product

Omatek Ventures Plc, the leading indigenous computer assembling company, has introduced “Style Me” a new range of artistic cover designs for its Smart book and desktop casings. This makes it possible to customize such casings from a wide array of choices. Mrs Florence Seriki, Group Managing Director and Founder of …

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SMEs urged to take advantage of ICT to improve operations

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to take advantage of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to improve their operations. Mr Solomon Allotey, Head of Management of Information System (MIS) of Eximguaranty Company (GH) Limited, said this was the way to go if they were to achieve growth and to …

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Think again before you sell your mobile phone – report

If you are considering selling your mobile phone to another user, then think twice as new research conducted shows that people are unsuspectingly selling their personal information to complete strangers as 54% of used cell phones contain extensive personal data. The research conducted by CPP Group Plc, a mobile data …

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MTN inaugurates $35m switch centre

Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), a global telecommunications giant, has inaugurated a $35 million switch centre at Kaase in Kumasi to enhance the quality of its services. The ultra-modern centre is the second of its kind to be opened in the country by the company. Mr Ibrahim Misto, General Manger of …

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Ghana to get $2.5m Weather Surveillance Radar to help operations at Jubilee oil fields

Government is to acquire a new Weather Surveillance Radar and other essential weather equipment worth $2.5 million for the Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet). This was announced by Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, at a symposium to mark the 2011 World Meteorological Day in Accra on Wednesday. This year’s celebration …

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Virus threats to mobile devices double – Kaspersky

Anti-virus software vendor, Kaspersky Lab says that the number of malicious programmes targeting mobile devices has more than doubled between August 2009 and December 2010. Records of Kaspersky Lab’s virus database for 2010 posted on their website indicated that last year, over 65% more new threats targeting mobile devices were …

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MTN Ghana to start mobile life insurance product

MTN Ghana is entering the insurance industry with the introduction of what the company calls ‘mi life’ life insurance. This product when fully operational would be the first ever mobile driven insurance policy in Ghana. According to a Reuters news report of Wednesday 23, 2011, MTN Group in South Africa …

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