VODAFONE GHANA UNVEILS LARGEST WI-FI ZONE IN GHANA

Accra, February 2, 2012: Vodafone Ghana, a subsidiary of Vodafoneplc.,the most valuable telecommunications brand in the world, has launched the largest Wi-Fi zone in  the countryat Ghana Hostels on the University of Ghana, Legon campus. This is the largest internet access point in the country with the capacity to serve over 5000 students at any given time.

Students on campus can now connect and access the fastest internet speedthroughtheir laptops, tabs, smartphones and other WI-FI enabled devices at any given time, giving them unlimited access to information and educational material online.The Wi-Fi Zone reaffirms Vodafone’s commitment to enhancing internet relevance in the country’s development.

According to Carmen Bruce- Annan, Head of Corporate Communications at Vodafone Ghana, “Making the internet accessible is something we are committed to. It is important that in today’s world, people can use the internet and benefit from having knowledge at their fingertips.Our students are, the new generation who will lead the internet revolution, if they aren’t already. We value the contribution we can make to ensure that our country continues to produce a technologically proficient generation.”

The campus WI-FI zone is the second major data initiative undertaken byVodafone,in addition to the largest internet café at the KNUST campus for both students and visitors. It is also the latest addition to Vodafone’s list of WI-FI zones which are present at convenient locations including Villaggio apartments, Labadi Beach Hotel, Alisa Hotel, Best Western Hotel and at the Kotoka International Airport.

Vodafone also announced the launch with a promotional offer of 100 browsing hours a month for only Ghc 30. Accessing the service requires the use of a voucher which is available at any AfriqXpress Pay point on campus and at the Ghana Hostels.

Vodafone Ghana has scheduled similarprojects which encourage internet access and usage throughout the year.

 

For further information, please contact the Vodafone Ghana press information line on 020 340 1313. You can also connect with Vodafone Ghana at: www.facebook.com/vodafoneghana

About Vodafone Ghana

Vodafone Ghana is an operating company of Vodafone Group Plc., the number one telecoms brand in the world and one of the most valuable global brands with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.

Vodafone Ghana is a total communications solutions provider – mobile, fixed lines, internet, voice and data – and is currently unmatched in providing fixed line and internet services – the leader and the first choice for Ghanaians.

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