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MTN Group CEO visits Ghana

Mr Ralph Mupita, MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer and Mr Mcebisi Jonas, Board Chairman of the Group, are in Ghana as part of a tour of priority markets. This is the Group CEO’s first visit, since he assumed the role on September 1, 2020. A statement issued in …

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Ghanaians told to be cyber privacy-conscious

Dr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, Head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has urged Ghanaians to be privacy-conscious as the exposure of personal information is a major contributory factor to the increasing breach of privacy in the country. He said many Ghanaians easily gave out information when they visited offices, workshops …

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MTN Ghana withdraws NCA SMP case

Scancom Plc (MTN Ghana), has withdrawn its application filed at the Supreme Court concerning the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) declaration of MTN Ghana as a Significant Market Power (SMP). A statement issued by Mr Samuel Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive, MTN Ghana, copied to the Ghana News Agency said MTN Ghana …

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We are working to make mobile fraud expensive – Laryea

Mr Derek Laryea, Head, Research and Communications Unit, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has said the Chamber is working with stakeholders to make mobile fraud an expensive venture. He said the Chamber was considering the blocking of phones used in such transactions and blacklisting the identity of such users across all …

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Fidelity Bank unveils virtual WhatsApp banking assistant platform

Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, has introduced a virtual WhatsApp banking assistant platform to make online banking easier and convenient for customers. The platform, christened “kukua” is to empower customers to conduct personalised online transactions from any location. The 24-hour WhatsApp Banking Assistant, fully conversant with the Bank’s suite of offerings …

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Investment in technology has paid off – DVLA

Mr Prince Opoku Edusei, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Operations, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), says government’s investment in cutting edge technology has improved the Authority’s service delivery. Through the use of technology, the Deputy CEO said, the Authority had digitised over two million manual documents from 1995 …

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Ghana government and Huawei to construct more than 2000 rural star sites

The Ministry of Communications and the Ghana Investment for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) have signed a financing agreement for the rural network project. Per the agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China, Huawei will deploy more than 2000 Rural Star sites for Ghana to provide voice and data services for over …

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We’re international but have local roots – MTN Ghana

Mr Sam Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive, Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana, has said the company, though an international one, has local roots by way of its continued investment in the Ghanaian economy. He said the telecommunications giant had made huge investments in network resilience, partners, employees and three other sectors …

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MTN Foundation says to spend GH¢10.4m on projects

The MTN Foundation is to spend more than GH¢10.4 million on 10 on-going projects across the country to support Ghana’s infrastructure development. The projects, which are at various stages of completion, include the construction of a 24-unit classroom block for the Police Basic school, Technology Laboratory for GIMPA, a three-unit …

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Security experts warn of Cerberus malware attacking Android phones

Russian computer security firm Kaspersky on Wednesday warned of mass cyberattacks targeting banking apps on Android smartphones with a malware called Cerberus. The full source code for Cerberus recently became available in underground online forums, raising the likelihood of mass attacks, Kaspersky security expert Dmitry Galov said during the IT …

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