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Apex Bank to migrate product onto ICT platform-MD

Mr Eric Osei-Bonsu, the Managing Director of ARB Apex Link Limited, has said the bank would soon migrate its star product, Apex Link Money Transfer Product, onto an ICT platform to make it efficient, fast, safe and secure. Mr Osei-Bonsu, who said this in an address read for him at …

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MWG launches Mobile Entrepreneurs in Africa Project

Mobile Web Ghana (MWG), a non-governmental organisation at the weekend launched its maiden Mobile Entrepreneurs in Africa Project in Accra to recruit and train students in developing mobile contents. Dr Max Froumentin, Managing Director of MWG said a pilot programme would be started next year with 20 initial students who …

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Mobile data services to boost agric in Africa

The arrival of more robust mobile data services will trigger the development of “mobile-agriculture” applications that will help make agricultural economies in the Africa/Middle East (AME) region more efficient and more profitable, according to a new report from Pyramid Research. The report said by 2015, 27 percent of revenue for …

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Over 16m mobile phones, less than 400,000 fixed lines in Ghana – NCA

The mobile phone industry in Ghana is booming with over six million mobile phone subscribers in the country as against a little over 300,000 fixed or land lines. According to statistics available on the website of the national regulator, the National Communications Authority (NCA), as at the end of October …

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IBM to offer technology support to SMEs in Ghana

Small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) must leverage technology to be able to scale the challenges in the competitive global environment. This is necessary to ensure that business decisions to drive change within corporate entities are taken based on concrete data and good available information. These were some of the …

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NCA ordered to stop Vodafone Ghana from killing ISPs

The Minister of Communications, Haruna Iddrisu says Vodafone Ghana is engaged in practices that are killing internet service providers (ISPs) and the National Communications Authority must bite harder at Vodafone and stop them. Speaking on Metro TV good Morning Ghana, the minister said Vodafone is playing both wholesaler and retailer …

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Ghana to implement Mobile Number Portability in 2011

Ghana will implement Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in 2011, the Minister of Communications has said. Mr. Haruna Iddrisu says there will be no turning back on the implementation of MNP early 2011. Mobile number portability is a system that allows phone users to move their phone number completely, including the …

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Zain Ghana now Airtel Ghana

The management of Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, has launched its brand across 16 African countries including Ghana. In Ghana, Airtel has replaced Zain as negotiations for the merger was concluded in June this year. With the unveiling of …

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Ghana post offices to get ICT connectivity

The over 350 post offices across the country would soon have Information and Communication Technology connectivity Mr. Kofi Attor, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has said. He said 50 of such facilities were on pilot basis and cited the Jasikan Post Office …

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Ghana launches National ICT College of Education connectivity programme

Ghana at the weekend launched a national Information and Communication Technology (ICT) connectivity project, for Colleges of Education to ensure that teachers reappraise their methodologies to meet the learning needs of their students. The Government ICT connectivity project covers 38 Colleges of Education (formerly Teacher Training Institutions), 37 Public Technical …

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