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Vodafone Ghana improves broadband services

Vodafone has announced that it has substantially improved its new consumer broadband tariffs saying the service now offers double the current usage allowance for most tariffs. A statement issued in Accra on Monday said the new usage allowance for the basic tariff was now 10GB per month compared to the …

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MTN West and Central Africa head office comes to Ghana

The MTN Group has confirmed that the head office of the West and Central Africa (WECA) region would to be located in Ghana, a statement in Accra said on Monday. The WECA regional office comprises of nine operating units – Nigeria, Benin, Cote D’Ivoire Liberia, Cameroon, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Congo …

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MTN appoints fifth Ghanaian to top executive position

MTN Ghana has appointed Mrs. Jemima Kotei Walsh as its new Customer Relations Executive, a statement in Accra said on Monday. This brings the number of Ghanaians appointed to top executive positions at MTN Ghana to five, including three females, the statement noted. The Ghanaian top executives at MTN Ghana …

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MTN Ghana first to complete call with new Ericsson technology

MTN Ghana has become the first mobile phone service provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East to successfully complete a call using Ericsson’s latest MSC-S Blade Cluster, information available to ghanabusinessnews.com from the global mobile industry says. The technology is said to have a capacity significantly compared to that …

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Greenpeace presses for removal of toxic substances from electronics products

Greenpeace, the international environmental group continues to press IT companies to remove toxic substances from their products. A report by the online news source computerweekly.com quotes the Greenpeace as saying technology companies are delaying the removal of toxic chemicals from their computers. The report named Microsoft, Lenovo, Fujitsu and Dell …

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Ghana to make $50m yearly from telecoms if…

Ghana would make an additional $50 million every year from in-bound international calls if the country establishes a telephone clearing house that monitors all in-bound international calls. The telecom companies will also make additional revenue if it is properly implemented, a GNA report has said quoting the Minister of Communications, …

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Ghana to generate power from solar, windmills

Ghana has advanced plans to respond to the challenges of climate change and meet the country’s growing energy needs. The country will establish a solar park in the northern region of Ghana to generate energy, Minister of Environment, Science and Technology has told ghanabusinessnews.com on the telephone. Windmills will also …

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More in Africa use mobile phones than on any other continent

Many more people in Africa use mobile phones than in any part of the world, a new report by the International Telecommunications Union has said. By the end of 2008, Africa had 246 million mobile subscriptions and mobile penetration has risen from just five percent in 2003 to well over …

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Bright Simons wins Ghana one more ICT innovation award with mPedigree

The innovative ICT software, mPedigree developed by Bright Simons, the young Ghanaian innovator to check the influx of fake drugs has captivated the entire world winning him a number of awards. Earlier this year,  mPedigree won the 1st place position in the Emerging Markets category of the Nokia Innovators contest. …

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Ghana broadband Internet providers call for tax exemption

Internet service providers in Ghana have called on Government to reduce or completely eliminate taxes incurred by broadband suppliers to make the service available and affordable to all no matter where they live.      They have argued that by reducing the cost element of the service facility, the country will …

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