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CTO boss lauds team Ghana at ITU World

The Secretary-General of the Common Telecommunications Union (CTO), Shola Taylor said he is highly impressed with the collaboration between the public and private sector organization that constituted the Ghana delegation to the ongoing ITU Telecom World Conference in Busan, South Korea. Ghana’s delegation, led by Deputy Communications Minister Nenyi George …

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MobileContent pitch CARE 247 at ITU Telecom World

Ghana’s leading mobile value added service (VAS) provider, MobileContent.com is generating investor interest with their CARE 247 digital health service solution at the ongoing ITU Telecom World 2017 in Busan, South Korea. MobileContent is part of the Wireless Application Service Providers Association of Ghana (WASPAG) team that joined team-Ghana to …

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Ghana approval policy generates interest at ITU Telecom World

The Type Approval Program of the National Communication Authority (NCA) is generating some interest among foreign entities attending this year’s ITU Telecom World Conference who want accreditation to test electronic equipment abroad before they are shipped to Ghana. At least two South Korean-based laboratories made enquiries about testing for Digital …

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Ghana government embarks on digital inclusion agenda

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Communications is playing a pivotal role in the development of a robust framework to support the digitisation of the economy in a manner that captures and benefits every citizen. This is contained in a statement issued by Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful …

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MD of MTN Ghana is CIMG Marketing Man of the year

Mr Ebenezer Twum Asante, Chief Executive Officer, MTN Ghana, has emerged the Marketing Man of the year, 2016 at the 28th Edition of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) National Performance Awards in Accra. Mrs Abiola Bawuah, Chief Executive Officer, UBA was adjudged the Marketing Woman of the Year, …

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Some 3.9 billion people in the world lack access to ICT

…ITU wants change The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017 conference opened today with an urgent call on governments as well as local and global ICT players to work together and connect the 3.9 billion people who lack ICT access in the world today. ITU Secretary General Houlin Zhao, …

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MTN Ghana says it has spent $13.4m in CSR

The MTN Ghana Foundation, a subsidiary of MTN Ghana, a telecommunication company has spent $13.4 million in its corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the country. Mr. Stephen Asare, the Brong-Ahafo, Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regional distribution Manager of MTN Ghana said the amount was spent on education, health …

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Ghana lost $50m to cyber attacks in 2016

Mr Dele Aden, the Managing Director of Delta3 International, an Informational Security Advisory Company, says Ghana lost a total of $50 million to cyber attacks in 2016. He said Africa, as a whole, lost $2 billion to cyber-attacks in the same year. Mr Aden was speaking to the Ghana News …

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Ghana hopes to attract investors at ITU World Telecom

The Ministry of Communications (MOC) is leading a strategically selected delegation of local ICT players to this year’s ITU Telecom World Conference to showcase the country’s strides in the ICT sector and to attract potential investors. A brief on Ghana’s participation in the forthcoming global ICT Olympics indicates that the …

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Vodafone Ghana sues GRA over GH¢160m transfer pricing assessment

 …as tax dispute escalates Vodafone Ghana has filed a motion at the High Court of Justice, Commercial Division in Accra, against the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) disputing tax assessments of GH¢160 million, according to the Writ obtained by ghanabusinessnews.com. The GRA has asked Vodafone to pay 30 per cent of …

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