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Ghana is 99th in World ICT rankings

The latest world Information and Communication Technology (ICT) rankings prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the international graduate business school and research institution,  Institut européen d’administration des affaires (INSEAD) ranks Ghana at the 99th position out of 138 economies in the world. Ghana’s ranking in the report “The …

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Vodafone Ghana to start mobile money transfer soon

Vodafone Ghana has hinted that it will soon introduce mobile money services in the country. The service allows subscribers to do money transfer through their mobile phones. MTN and Airtel are the only two out of the five telecoms companies operating in the country that offer the service. According to …

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Payment Distribution System is the way to go – GhIPSS

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) has urged firms undertaking large volumes of transactions to avail themselves of technology enabled systems to cut waste and enhance efficiency in payments. Briefing the media, the General Manager in charge of Project and Business Development at GhIPSS, Mr Archie Hesse, said …

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NCA alerts public on sale of pre-registered SIM cards

The National Communication Authority (NCA) says certain registration agents of telecommunication companies are selling pre-registered SIM cards to mobile phone subscribers and advised the public not to buy such cards. According to the NCA, it is not only criminal for some of the agents to  indulge in such acts, but …

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NCA must ensure telecommunication networks provide quality services – Minister

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, on Friday called on the National Communications Authority (NCA) to ensure that all telecommunication networks provided quality services. Mr Iddrisu made the call in Bolgatanga when he visited the Upper East Region to create awareness on Electro Magnetic Fields (EMF) exposure and its effect …

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Installation of Telecom masts has no health implications – Mr Iddrisu

Mr  Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communication,  on Wednesday said the level of radiation frequency emission from telecommunication masts fields and mobile phone sites have not proven to have any health hazards on human beings. In a keynote address at a public education forum, in Bolgatanga, on Electromagnetic fields (EMF) from …

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MTN Ghana official appointed CEO, MTN Liberia

Mr. Mazen Mroue of MTN Ghana has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Liberia. Until his recent position, Mr Mroue was the Chief Information Officer at MTN Ghana. “The Chief Information Officer (CIO) of MTN Ghana Mr. Mazen Mroue has been appointed as the Chief Executive …

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Communications Minister urges NCA to sanction telecom operators for low quality services

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minister for Communications, has called on the National Communications Authority to sanction mobile telecommunications network operators in the Upper West Region for rendering low quality services to their subscribers. He said though he spent just some few hours in the region, he had already observed that …

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Mahama launches Glo 1 fibre-optic cable

Vice President John Dramani Mahama  at the weekend launched the services of Glo 1 submarine fibre-optic cable linking Ghana to the rest of the world expressing the hope that it would help deepen service delivery. He said: “It is our hope that it will improve our financial services, improve the …

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