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MTN sells 30,000 TurboNet routers in three months

Scancom Plc Mobile Telecommunication Network’s (MTN Ghana) newest product, the TurboNet Router device is catching up with the public with already 30,000 units of the plug-and-play super high speed 4G internet gadget sold out. Mr Selorm Adadevor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN, who announced this at the second Volta …

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NABCO deploys 12,750 personnel for Property Address Tagging project

The Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) Secretariat has deployed 12,750 trainees to drive the National Property Address Tagging project, to generate respective digital addresses and tag all immovable properties across the country. The project, which was unveiled in Accra, is expected to increase access to ambulance service, effective security services, efficiency …

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Ghana to host Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference

In line with the country’s goal to leverage on data and information technology for development, Ghana will host the Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference (AGDIC), in Accra, from October 22 to 24. The AGDIC seeks to inform and inspire cross-sectoral policy and decision-makers in Africa to discuss, exchange knowledge …

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Teachers to transform education through coding and digital literacy

Dreamoval Foundation, a nongovernmental organisation, has launched the Africa Code Week, which seeks to train teachers to enable them empower young people to enhance digital literacy. The one week training programme, dubbed: Train-The-Trainer, is a SAP initiative and essential for the acceleration of digital literacy, especially for emerging markets like …

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Veep to launch GhIPSS card with dual functionality

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will on Wednesday, August 6, launch a GhIPSS bank card, which has the functionalities of an e-zwich and gh-link card, as part of efforts to encourage the use of cards for transactions. It is to provide the public with the option of carrying one card with …

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Patronage for Instant Pay continues to record huge jump

The use of Instant Pay for funds transfers or payments, continue to record impressive growth, latest figures from the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) have shown. According to the GhIPSS 2019 Half Year Industry Performance Report, the volume of the GhIPSS Instant Pay (GIP) transactions shot up to …

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TTU signs pact with AmaliTech to provide IT training for students 

The Takoradi Technical University (TTU) has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with AmaliTech, a global IT firm to provide IT and digital space training to students for sustainable employment opportunities across the globe. The MOU sought to provide a platform for students to develop innovative ideas from technology research …

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Mobile industry embarks on fiber cut sensitization workshop 

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication, Mr Kenneth Ashigbey has called for a collective effort from stakeholders to help curb the menace of fibre cuts and damage of communications infrastructure in the country. He pointed out that the menace remained an unfortunate challenge, which affects the quality …

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GCNet pays GH¢20m dividend to government

The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) on Wednesday presented a dividend of GH¢20 million to government for 2018 financial outturn. The amount represents 20 per cent government shareholding in GCNet, which is held by the Ghana Revenue Authority. Receiving the cheque, the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, reiterated the …

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Continent-wide digital payment system formally launched

The Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) was formally launched by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) at the African Union Extraordinary Summit, which ended recently in Niamey, Niger Republic. The PAPSS, then becomes a continent-wide digital system to facilitate payments and settlements for goods and services in local currencies. The …

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