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    Ghana: Telco firms seek NCA intervention on tariffs

    March 10, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: Telco firms seek NCA intervention on tariffs

    In Ghana, smaller telecom companies, led by Airtel Ghana, are now seeking cover from the National Communications Authority (NCA) against low tariff promotions held by larger telecom operators such as Vodafone and Tigo. According to a report by Adom News,...

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    Ghana: Vodafone denies undercutting international call rates

    February 9, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Vodafone denies undercutting international call rates

    A leaked report, revealed by Ghanaweb.com, from the Revenue Assurance Audit commissioned by the National Communications Authority (NCA) has laid accusations against mobile operators, including Vodafone, for charging below the approved rate. The report also...

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    Ghana: Mobile subscriptions rise above 30 Million

    February 2, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Mobile subscriptions rise above 30 Million

    According to latest statistics from Ghana’s regulator the National Communications Authority (NCA), Ghana’s mobile phone subscriptions grew by 0.47 percent in December 2014 to 30.6 million from 30.22 million in November. According to the report,...

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    Ghana: NCA to regulate telecom promotions

    September 26, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: NCA to regulate telecom promotions

    Ghana’s National Communication Authority (NCA) has drafted guidelines in order to regulate promos as well as packaged services offered by telco operators in Ghana. According to reports, copies of the drafted guidelines have already been submitted to...

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    MTN Ghana responds to customer complaints

    May 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Ghana responds to customer complaints

    MTN Ghana has responded to the publication of the Consumer Survey results commissioned by the National Communications Authority (NCA) in 2012 and published on April 29, 2014. According to MTN Corporate Services Executive, Cynthia Lumor, MTN Ghana was happy to...

  • Paarock VanPercy, Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA). (Image source: Google/africatelecomit.com)

    Ghana: telecommunications regulator ponders roaming policy

    September 19, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: telecommunications regulator ponders roaming policy

      Ghana’s National Communications Authority (NCA) is considering the possibility of policy enforcement to safeguard service quality and delivery in domestic roaming. “The National Communications Authority (NCA) will be compelled to enforce a...

  • MTN Ghana has announced that it has restored services to subscribers following last week's fire damage to a major hub. (Image source: Ghana via Shutterstock.com)

    Data subscriptions drop in Ghana

    September 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Data subscriptions drop in Ghana

    Despite a major boost in overall mobile penetration in Ghana, the county’s telecommunications regulator announced that the country had seen a drop-off in the total number of data subscriptions in the country through the end of July. According to the...

  • Ghana: mobile users top 25 million

    February 13, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ghana: mobile users top 25 million

    The number of mobile phone users in Ghana has risen to over 25 million to 25.62 million through the end of last year, the National Communications Authority (NCA) said in a published report. According to the regulator, last year telecom operators added some...

  • Ghana – mobile operators deny breaking SIM rules

    January 18, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ghana – mobile operators deny breaking SIM rules

    In a battle between telecommunication operators and Ghana’s telecommunication regulator, mobile phone companies in the West African country have denied any claim by the National Communications Authority (NCA) that they broke SIM registration regulations....

  • MTN Ghana ordered to stop selling SIM cards

    December 4, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Ghana ordered to stop selling SIM cards

    In a move that has sent shockwaves across the telecom sector in Ghana, the country’s regulator, Ghana’s National Communications Authority (NCA) has ordered MTN’s local entity to stop selling SIM cards immediately. The move has left many questioning if...

  • Ghana growing in technological strength

    October 12, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Ghana growing in technological strength

    As is the case with many of its neighbours, Ghana’s ICT industry has experienced its fair share of turbulence. It has impacted on the development of the sector and also affected operators.   For example, there has been recent and extensive media...

  • Over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in Ghana

    October 4, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in Ghana

    The number of mobile phone users in Ghana reached 24.4 million through the end of August, the country’s National Communications Authority (NCA) reported on Wednesday.  It said that as a result, overall penetration in the country is nearing the 100 percent...

  • MTN Ghana deactivates thousands

    May 7, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Ghana deactivates thousands

    Mobile operator MTN Ghana has deactivated over 21 000 of its subscribers as part of a drive to clean up the mobile network. Users who were selected for deactivation either did not register their invalidly-registered SIM cards, or was disconnected due to...