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CTO disappointed over Spio-Garbrah’s intention to resign

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), is disappointed over its Chief Executive Officer’s intention to resign. The CEO of the CTO, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, has given notice to the international governing Council of the CTO that he intends to step down as CEO of the London-based international organization in 2011 and …

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RLG Communications expands into Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia after Ghana operations

Ghana and West Africa’s foremost mobile phone manufacturer, RLG Communications has extended its operations to Cote d’Ivoire and the Gambia. Director of Communications for RLG, Mrs. Millicent Atuguba told Adom News the company has been in Hong Kong since its inception in 2001, in Cote d’Ivoire since June this year …

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University of Ghana student builds wireless FM surveillance device

A University of Ghana student of Computer Engineering, Joshua Anquandah has built what he calls ‘Wireless FM Bug’ which is a surveillance device as part of his final year project. Anquandah told ghanabusinessnews.com that the wireless FM bug is a sensitive miniature very high FM wireless microphone transmitter of the …

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Huawei Technologies of China donates ICT equipment to Ghana

The Huawei Technologies Company Limited of China, on Thursday, gave an Information Communication Technology (ICT) package to Ghana to help improve her telecommunication network and services. The package involves, a donation of one million dollar telecommunication equipment for the University of Ghana, Legon, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and …

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MTN Ghana wins six awards in one week

Ghana’s leading telecommunications company, MTN has won six awards in the past week. The company won awards at the 21st Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) and the 9th Ghana Club 100 awards ceremonies in Accra. According to a media release from MTN which was copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, MTN won …

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Internet bandwidth prices cut to half

The National Communication Backbone Company (NCBC) has reduced the wholesale prices at which it sells international and national bandwidth capacity to Internet Service Providers (ISP) by half as other international bandwidth providers enter the market, B&FT has gathered. NCBC, which manages the SAT3 on behalf of Vodafone and the national …

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Bharti Airtel set to transform telecoms in Africa

Bharti Airtel said the signing of a 10-year deal with computer giant, IBM has placed the company in a position to transform how people communicate and how communities interact in Africa. The Indian telecom giant and IBM have announced details of a ten-year contract, under which IBM will manage the …

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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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