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Airtel not to list on the GSE soon – MD

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Telecom operator, Airtel, has ruled out any plans to in the medium to long term, list on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). Though the telecom company is currently listed on the India Stock Exchange, it says it won’t list on Ghana’s bourse. “We are not listing on the Ghana Stock Exchange because Airtel is a listed company on the Indian ...

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NCA initiates moves to ban unsolicited messages

Telecom Operators

Regulator of the telecom industry, the National Communications Authority (NCA) has initiated moves aimed at clamping down on the continuous rise of unsolicited messages and calls via mobile networks in Ghana. It follows the commencement of a review of the current Unsolicited Electronic Communications (UEC) code for telecom operators by the authority in a bid to control the influx of ...

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Microsoft partners state agencies to fight piracy

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Microsoft has partnered with some government agencies to promote Cyber safety and anti-piracy awareness in Ghana. Microsoft in collaboration with the National Communication Authority, Ministry of Communication, and National Security Secretariat with the support from the US Government is hosted a week-long awareness drive on Cyber Security. Speaking at Copyright Ghana Office as part of the week long awareness campaign, ...

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Growth of Ghana’s telecom industry [Infographic]

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Ghana’s Telecommunication industry has recorded some substantial growth in different areas from 2011 to 2015. Growth rate from 2011 to 2015 reached 67 percent, while voice connection increased from 21 million to 35 million under the same period. This was contained in a data released by the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications.

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SEC still awaiting MTN’s progress with floating of shares

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Information available to Citi Business News indicate that MTN Ghana is yet to complete processes that will allow it to cede part of its operations to the public. It comes a month after the telecommunication company commenced moves to cede 35 percent of its stake to the public through the floating of shares. Though SEC had accepted the decision by ...

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MTN celebrates customers in Accra [Photos]

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MTN Ghana, last Friday, organized its second Y’ello Soiree in Accra. The event, according to the company, was to celebrate its over 17 million customers who it says are considered ‘the bedrock of the company’s business’. Speaking at the event held at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra, Customer Relations Executive, Jemima Kotei Walsh said MTN is committed to meeting the ...

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Ghanaians among highest data users in Africa

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Ghanaians have been named as one of the highest data users in Africa. Ghanaians, Kenyans, Seychellois and Mauritians according to internet company, Opera’s latest report on the State of the Mobile Web Africa 2016 use on the average over 160MB a month. The report also revealed that visits to streaming video websites on Opera Mini in Africa have increased by ...

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MainOne pledges support to growth of eCommerce  in Ghana

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West Africa’s leading connectivity and data center solutions company, MainOne ,has thrown its weight behind the eCommerce industry in Ghana, with its sponsorship of the 3rdGhana eCommerce Expo. This is the country’s largest gathering of eCommerce and digital companies, vendors and suppliers. As part of its commitment to the event, MainOne provided over 100 MBPS free data capacity to about ...

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Gayheart Mensah adjudged PR Personality for 2015

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Vodafone Ghana’s External Affairs and Legal Director, Gayheart Mensah is the PR Personality of the Year 2015, according to the Institute of Public Relations (IPR). The Institute recognized the strategic and concerted approach to Public Relations that has consistently become his hallmark throughout a career that spans over 20 years. Mr. Mensah has practised Public Relations across four different industries ...

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MTN wins 3 IPR awards

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MTN Ghana has received three awards at the 5th Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Excellence Awards held in Accra. For the second consecutive year, the telecommunications leader was awarded the PR Organization of the Year in the telecommunication sector. In addition, MTN’s Heroes of Change CSR programme won the Best Community Relations Programme of the Year while the Senior Manager for ...

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