Executives of MTN Ghana, led by the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ebenezer Twum Asante, have embarked on a giant move by paying a courtesy call on the Vice President of Ghana, His Excellency, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

Vice President Of Ghana H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Interacting With. Executives of MTN .
Vice President Of Ghana H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Interacting With. Executives of MTN .
The visit forms part of MTN’s engagement strategy to share with stakeholders the company’s business performance, contributions to national development, challenges and prospects for the future.
Emphasizing the role of technology in development, Mr. Asante and Dr. Bawumia discussed the potential of Mobile Money and its many benefits.

Mr. Asante enumerated ways in which government and citizens could benefit from the service, stating that Mobile Money could be used to process payments for many government services including the payment of vehicle inspection fees, passports and others.

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He explained that during the period in which government used MTN Mobile Money for LEAP payments, transparency was enhanced and leakage minimized.

He stated that mainstreaming Mobile Money in government initiatives could minimize corruption.

On network improvements, the CEO of MTN took the opportunity to brief the Vice President on expansion projects being undertaken by MTN to expand and optimize the network and improve experience for subscribers in Ghana.

The Vice President expressed the Government’s recognition of the benefits of electronic money services and gave the assurance that Government would ensure Ghanaians experienced the transformational benefits of technology.

He stated that, “the Mobile money space is a major area where we can see a lot of value. It is very clear that the Telco’s have figured this out.”
He commended MTN Ghana for the creation of beneficial products and services to Ghanaians.

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MTN Ghana is the market leader in the increasingly competitive mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay Monthly and Pay As You Go Services. The company has committed itself to delivering reliable and innovative services that provide value for subscribers in Ghana’s telecommunications market. MTN has continuously invested in expanding and modernizing its network since its entry into Ghana in 2006. Total investments from 2006-2015 are about US$2.512 billion. MTN has the widest network coverage across Ghana.

With the recent commercial launch of 4G LTE services, MTN became the only mobile operator providing 4G services in all regional capitals and large cities. The company has also built three modern Switch and Data centres to deliver stable, reliable, efficient and robust Telecom and Data Services to customers.