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Vodafone Ghana launches BlackBerry

Vodafone Ghana and Research In Motion (RIM), on Saturday outdoor one of the world’s smart-mobile-phone “BlackBerry” brand to the Ghanaian telecommunication market. Features of the Vodafone Blackberry solution include smartphone software, sound communication, calendar portal, multimedia and other inbuilt apparatus that allow easy wireless access to the world wide web, …

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MTN Ghana invests over GH¢30m in society, employs 150,000

Ghana’s leading telecommunications company MTN, says it has invested over GH¢30 million into its social responsibility projects in the country in the last three years, especially in the areas of health and education. The company also said it has directly created jobs for 150,000 Ghanaians. The company’s senior executives made …

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MTN Ghana confirms Andah’s departure

MTN Ghana’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Brett Goschen, has confirmed that the company’s Chief Marketing Officer, Mr George Andah, has resigned to pursue a new professional opportunity outside Ghana. Mr Goschen said “George is an outstanding marketing professional and we wish him well in his future endeavours”. This was contained …

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Andah’s move from MTN Ghana to Zain won’t make much difference – Bentil

George Andah, one time Marketing Manager of the country’s leading mobile telephony provider has been reported to be moving to Zain Ghana, but the move, according to a Marketing Consultant, “will not significantly change anything.” The news of Andah’s departure from MTN to Zain when it was broken by some …

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Nokia’s newly introduced two-SIM cell phone already in Ghana

Consistent with its reputation for churning out innovative products for its respective customer segments, Nokia, the world’s leading manufacturer of mobile devices, has unveiled a two-sim phone, which hit the Ghanaian market only last week. Known as the Nokia C1, the device, which was unveiled few months ago, is the …

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MTN-Busy Internet deal progresses

MTN Ghana announced a partnership deal with one of Ghana’s leading Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and operators of the country’s largest Internet cafés, Busy Internet early August. The deal which was started as a pilot project to enable MTN subscribers to access and browse the Internet at any of Busy …

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Expert calls for national body to combat cyber threats

A telecommunications security expert, Major Emmanuel Owusu- Adansi has suggested the establishment of a functional independent national body to combat the threats cyber crimes pose to the development of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and internal security in Ghana. He said the country needed to redouble its efforts at countering the …

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HP’s technology boosts Ghanaian innovation in fake drug detection

The innovation by Ghanaian entrepreneur, Bright Simons to detect fake drugs gets a major boost as one of the world’s leading IT companies, Hewlett Packard develops its technology and security infrastructure. The innovation known as mPedigree uses the text message system of the mobile phone to help consumers check if …

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National Information Technology Agency Board inaugurated

A nine-member Board of the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) has been inaugurated to support the Ministry of Communications and NITA to ensure the systematic deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the country. It is to monitor NITA to facilitate the implementation of Ghana’s e-Government Platform and Strategy under …

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GES introduces SMS short code for 2010 BECE placement

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has introduced SMS short code 1060 on all mobile networks for students who sat for the 2010 BECE exams to check their Senior High School placements. A statement signed by Mr Charles Parker-Allotey, Head of Public Relations of GES to the Ghana News Agency, said …

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