Busy Tuesday launched its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network service becoming the newest Ghana’s operator in the internet industry.

4GMinister for Communications, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah said at the launch the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector had a huge potential for job creation and expressed government’s commitment to providing a stimulating investment climate in the sector.

The Ghana government in collaboration with the private sector, he observed has over the years invested to increase the country’s bandwidth to 15 terabytes as well inaugurated an 800 kilometer fiber optic line from Ho in the Volta and Bawku in the Volta and Upper East Regions respectively.

The fiber optic line is expected to cover as many as 126 communities across the two regions of the West African country.
He expressed Ghana government’s gratitude to more businesses making huge investments in the ICT sector but emphasized the demand for jobs in the sector required an upgrade of skills.

Dr. Omane Boamah announced the government was supporting the industry to ensure people acquired the relevant skill to work in the ICT sector.

He urged the newest 4G operator in the country to abide by the regulations on its licensing and place its customers at the center of its activities to survive and be successful in the industry.

The Director for Regulatory, Administration for the country’s National Communications Authority (NCA), Paul Kofi Datsa observed the state regulator would strive to provide a conducive environment for operators to compete in the sector.
He urged Busy to adhere to its licensing regulations and place its customers at the center of its operations.

Managing Director (MD) for Busy, Mr. Praveen Sadalage emphasized the ICT sector has made tremendous strides in Ghanaian communities over the years.

The ICT sector, he acknowledged has seen significant changes owing to the demands in recent times and noted his organization recognizes that fact and would work to bridge the digital divide in the country, hence the decision to provide what the public need.

Head of Marketing, Mrs. Linda Narh observed their network has the best 4G coverage, affordable data services as well as unlimited freebies for customers.

Established in 2001 to provide internet connectivity and other secretarial services, the company has grown to enter into the provision of 4G network service operator.

For a start, the company’s 4G LTE service would become operational between Kasoa and Prampram up to Ayi Mensah near Aburi.

The company says it has plans of extending its services to the Ashanti and Western Regions as well as launch a busy phone into the market soon. Enditem.

Source: NewsGhana.com.gh


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