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Telcos in Ghana  embrace OTT calls

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Telcos in the country have reiterated their readiness to embrace Over-The-Top (OTT) calls to optimize their operations in the country. Speaking at forum organized by the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) to discuss the topic of  OTT  calls, the Chief Executive Officer of the Telecoms Chamber, Kwaku Sakyi-Addo stated that there is no organization or company in Ghana ...

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Govt urged to halt importation of fake cables

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The Chief Executive Officer of Reroy Cables Limited, Kate Quartey-Papafio has urged government to initiate steps to end the huge importation of fake electrical cables into the country. According to her, there are many inferior cables imported into the country, having a negative impact on the local manufacturing industry. Speaking to Citi Business News in an interview, Madam Quartey-Papafio urged ...

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Busy launches “Power of 4” to give customers unlimited freebies

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Busy, Ghana’s most reliable 4G network, has launched the “Power of 4” promotion to give its customers unlimited freebies. Under the “Power of 4” campaign, Busy customers will be treated to 4 Unlimited Freebies from ‘4 Baskets for 4 Months’ on the most reliable 4G Network in Ghana. The campaign is targeted at existing and new customers. In order to ...

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Tigo CEO picks top female tech award, three others in 2016

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CEO of Tigo, Roshi Motman has been awarded as the “Outstanding Woman in Technology” for this year. It follows her role in the telecommunication sector for the year under review. The award also forms part of four prizes Tigo picked up at the 6th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards. Tigo was also adjudged  winner of; ‘Brand of the Year’’, ‘Innovative ...

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MTN leads voice subscription again in March 2016

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MTN emerged as the fastest growing Telco in voice for March 2016. It gained the highest number of subscribers of about 217,000 in March 2016. This is according to the market share report from the National Communications Authority (NCA) for the month of March 2016. MTN’s voice subscriber base now stands at a little above 17 million during the period ...

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The Beginning, middle and possibly end of banking as we know it?

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The mandate of Bank of Ghana is mainly overall supervisory and regulatory authority in all matters relating to banking and non-banking financial business with the purpose to achieve a sound, efficient banking system in the interest of depositors and other customers of these institutions and the economy as a whole.” At the introduction of Mobile Money, the product was regulated ...

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GIFEC equips security services to fight cyber crime

The Administrator of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), Mr. Kwabena Akyeampong

The Administrator of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), Mr. Kwabena Akyeampong has told Citi Business News that government is equipping the security services with electronic gadgets to help fight cyber crimes. Cyber crimes such SIM BOX fraud and hacking have become rampant in recent times. A recent collaboration between the Police CID and Subah Info Solutions led ...

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Regulate activities of telcos engaged in financial transactions- CAL Bank MD

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The Managing Director of CAL Bank, Mr. Frank Adu Junior has appealed to the Bank of Ghana to immediately design clear guidelines to regulate activities of telcos engaged in financial activities. According to him, a clear policy direction stating the extent to which telcos can  roll out financial products will aid customers and properly enhance the drive for financial inclusion. ...

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‘Busy’ wins 4GLTE Provider & IT Team of the year

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Busy, has been adjudged  the 4GLTE Provider and IT Team of the year at the 6th edition of the Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards (GITTA) held in Accra. The awards are in recognition of Busy’s quality and reliable data offerings, customer experience as well as its contribution to the internet connectivity and ICT industry in Ghana. It also represents ...

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Edel Technology nominated IT consulting firm of the year

The CEO of Edel Technologies; Ethel Cofie

Edel Technology consulting has been nominated as the IT consulting firm of the year in the upcoming Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA). The GITTA awards is the only awards in Ghana which recognizes excellence in the ICT industry. It is the most respected awards that celebrates excellence in innovation, product development and service delivery. EDEL Technology Consulting is ...

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