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Vodafone Ghana changes regional codes for fixed lines

All fixed line phone numbers in Ghana have a new 3-digit area code. Following directives from the National Communications Authority (NCA), the new numbering plan set to international standards has taken effect August 1, 2010. Vodafone Ghana, has therefore, changed all its fixed line area codes which also includes a …

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Is Globacom starting operations in Ghana in three months?

Globacom, the sixth mobile phone service provider to be licensed to do business in Ghana has given hints that suggests the company is aiming at starting operations in the country in the next three months. The Group Chief Operating Officer of the company, Mohammed Jameel had told a press conference …

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University of Ghana inaugurates Network Operations Centre

An Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) infrastructure for a Network Operations Centre (NOC) to facilitate the University of Ghana’s ICT-based Distance Education Project was inaugurated on Friday. It is expected to help improve teaching and learning and in addition, widen access to and affordability of tertiary education using ICT. Professor …

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Globacom unhappy with Ghana co-location deal

Ghana’s sixth mobile phone service provider yet to start operations still has issues with the country’s regulations for mobile phone companies. And one of the issues Glo is not happy with is the co-location deal that the National Communications Authority (NCA) and other stakeholders have reached with mobile operators in …

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Ghana scores another first as offshore broadband takes off in 3 or 6 months

If the proposed take off date of the collaborative offshore broadband project between MTN Ghana and PARD Energy of Norway is met, Ghana will become the first country in Africa to have an offshore broadband network. Even though Nigeria is the leading oil producer in West Africa, that country’s oil …

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Local Ghanaian industries to be put online

The government on Wednesday outlined plans to establish a web based product gallery, to give extensive international exposure to indigenous Made-in Ghana goods. The web based product gallery would serve as market, exhibition and advertisement centre to link Ghanaian indigenous industries to the global commerce and investor platform, Mr Mahama …

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Registration of Vodafone SIM cards begin

The management of Vodafone Ghana has started registration of customers SIM cards under a nation-wide programme following a National Communications Authority (NCA) directive to all mobile operators in the country to register all new SIM cards to be purchased effective July 1, 2010. A statement issued in Accra on Tuesday …

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SIM card registration records high patronage in Wa

Residents in the Wa Municipality are responding enthusiastically to the Ministry of Communication’s directive that all SIM cards be registered by the end of June 2011. During a visit to the offices of Tigo, Vodafone, MTN and Zain, in Wa, on Tuesday, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) saw long queues …

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Scientist calls for regular monitoring of telecom masts

A Research scientist with the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), Dr Joseph K. Amoako, has recommended the regular monitoring of all base stations or telecom masts in the country to ensure that emissions from them stay within the required limits. “The public has the right to be concerned, but with …

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