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Liquid Telecom empowers young entrepreneurs

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Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has taken a judicious step by supporting young entrepreneurs at the Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali through its high-speed...
Imani

IMANI ALERT: Ministry of communication Game of Musical chairs over telecoms revenue assurance

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Ghanaians will remember in 2014 that the government, in it’s bid to enhance its oversight and revenue generation activities in the telecommunications sector, contracted...
Telcos

Four Digital Change Priorities for African Telecom Operators

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After nearly two decades of uninhibited growth and profitability, African telecoms operators (telcos) are facing the converging forces of digital disruption. Some of the...

Africa has the slowest internet speed standards – GBSL

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Internet speed in Africa still lags behind in global standards, data from a Global Broadband Speed League (GBSL) has revealed. It would take more...

Kwaku Sakyi-Addo Resigns As Head of Telecoms Chamber

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file image Kwaku Sakyi-Addo has stepped down as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications. Mr Sakyi- Addo who has been the...
Telcos

Telecoms in Kenya fight for bottom segment market

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Kenya's telecommunication companies have taken the fight for subscribers to the low-income segment of the market. The firms, Safaricom, Airtel and Orange...
MTN

How MTN Smartly Cut Billions Off Its Telecoms Fine in Nigeria

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Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over...
ICT sector

Telecoms, ICT offer Ghanaian youth new avenues of employment

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This is particularly noticeable through innovations that are transforming the sector into a key driver of economic development and job creation. Thanks...

Vodacom Steals Africa’s most valuable telecoms operator title from MTN

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At market close on Thursday (May 12), MTN’s market capitalization was $15.8 billion, trailing behind Vodacom’s $16.4 billion, reported Bloomberg. This year is the first...
MR MODUPE KADRI, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR MTN

CFO of MTN Ghana named Best CFO

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The maiden edition of the Ghana CFO Awards held at Movenpick Hotel, was organised to recognise and reward CFOs who performed extraordinarily well in...
Roshi Motman, CEO of Tigo Ghana

Tigo CEO tops all on executive talent index

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Roshi Motman, the CEO of Tigo Ghana has been ranked number one on Sweden?s prestigious list of 100 exceptional business leaders across the world. The...
Haris Broumidis, CEO of Vodafone Ghana

All set for Second Ghana eCommerce Expo

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Under the theme, ?Unleashing Ghana?s Online Potential?, the second Ghana eCommerce Expo and conference is a sequel to the maiden event held in 2013....
Mobile phone

Telecoms Cut SMS and Data Prices

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A mobile phone user sends an SMS. Tigo and MTN Rwanda have already revised the SMS charges, while Airtel Rwanda is also in...

Telecoms Chamber receives BoG guidelines on E-Money

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The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has welcomed the Bank of Ghana?s new E-Money Issuers Guidelines and Agent Guidelines saying ?they are comprehensive, conform to...
Telecel Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe court suspends licence cancellation for telecoms operator

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The High Court of Zimbabwe on Thursday temporarily suspended the cancellation of an operating licence for the country's second largest cellular phone company, Telecel...

Etisalat to increase its involvement in local innovation

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Etisalat Nigeria, the fourth entrant into the GSM market in Nigeria has promised to increase its involvement in local innovation that will further drive...

Cyber Threats Now Albatross Holding Telecoms, eCommerce

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Cyber threats have become the albatross holding telecoms, eCommerce and seven other organisations that depend on digital technology for their operations. Georgia Tech Information Security...

Interconnect Clearing House Will Collapse Ghanaian Telecoms-WASPAG

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President of the Wireless Application Services Providers of Ghana (WASPAG) have told Citi Business News that the creation of the interconnect clearing house would...

Nigeria Chairs CTO

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Following Nigeria's contributions to national and global telecommunications development, it has now taken over from Kenya as the new Chair of the Council...

?Entertainers Have Become Prostitutes to Telecoms Companies

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It all started around 2000 AD, just right after the millennium bug had been crushed. A new era had just begun. With it came...

GRIDCo to look at telecom services in future

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Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) plans to leverage its transmission assets to tap into the potential of the telecommunications services sector as part of...

Glo Ghana slapped with heavy fine

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Globacom Ghana has been given the heaviest fine for poor services delivery. A total amount of GH?450,000 new fines have been imposed on five...

Three telecom cable thieves jailed

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  An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced three persons to a total of 19 years imprisonment for stealing quantities of copper cables belonging to Vodafone...

Blame High Cost Of Telecom Service On Bill Amendment

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  The cost of telecoms services could rise if the Communication Service Tax (CST) Amendment Bill currently before parliament is passed, says the Ghana Telecoms...

Edo youths asked to partake in telecoms competition

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Youths in Edo State?have been called upon to participate in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom Young Innovators competition scheduled for Bangkok, Thailand from...

Gov?t Put Measures In Place To Curtail Telecom Cable Theft

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Dr Edward Omane Boamah, Minister of Communication, has pledged government?s readiness to deal with the cable theft menace, which continues to affect the quality...

Vandalism of telecommunications equipment must be made a capital offence-NATCOMS

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The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers (NATCOMS) on Sunday called for a law that would make vandalism of telecommunications equipment a capital offence.The...

5 telecom companies fined a sum total of GH?900,000 for poor service by NCA

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The National Communication Authority (NCA) has slapped a GH?900,000 fine on five mobile phone network operators for providing telecom services to consumers below the...

Road Contractors and Telecoms Chamber to jointly minimize cable cuts

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The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications and the Association of Road Contractors (ASROC) have agreed to engage in a joint sensitization programme to minimize cable...

Kofi Annan Centre and Telecoms Chamber Partner to push the Internet further

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The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, in partnership with the Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Centre for Excellence (KACE) and Lisbon-based Greenwich Consulting, are jointly organizing,...