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  • TD Mobile launches in Ghana to advance mobile penetration

    TD Mobile launches in Ghana to advance mobile penetration

    October 31, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on TD Mobile launches in Ghana to advance mobile penetration

    TD Mobile has revealed that in Accra the company has officially launched its operations in Ghana and has also been appointed as the exclusive distributors of Nokia mobile phones in the West African country, a development that both Nokia and TD Mobile believe...

  • Cynthia Gordon CEO of Millicom Africa

    Ghana: CEO of Millicom Africa sees growth opportunities in data

    August 26, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: CEO of Millicom Africa sees growth opportunities in data

    Following her recent visit to Ghana, Cynthia Gordon, the CEO of Millicom Africa has emphasized the remarkable growth opportunities in data and Tigo’s commitment to giving customers access to superior high speed internet services. “We were the first to...

  • Ghana: Chalkboard Education named best startup at Seedstars Accra

    August 23, 2016 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: Chalkboard Education named best startup at Seedstars Accra

    Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes brought its Ghana round to a successful close during Seedstars Accra. The event took place this Sunday in Impact Hub Accra , where 9 selected...

  • Tigo, data, internet

    Tigo Ghana set to drive data penetration

    June 23, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Tigo Ghana set to drive data penetration

    Smartphone penetration in the world is projected to double by the year 2020 and is expected to reach a total of 6.1 billion. It is also estimated that almost 80 percent of these new subscriptions will come from Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East. According...

  • Ghana tech news

    Ghana: Tigo wins big at 2016 IT & Telecoms Awards

    May 25, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: Tigo wins big at 2016 IT & Telecoms Awards

    Mobile operator Tigo has walked away with multiple awards at the 6th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards. At the event, Tigo walked away with the title of Brand of the Year. Along with the title of Brand of the Year, Tigo also won an award for its...

  • Tigo, data, internet

    Ghana: Tigo empowers pupils on WTISD

    May 18, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: Tigo empowers pupils on WTISD

    To mark World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD), which was held on May 17, 2016, Tigo together with its Digital Change leaders, Marie Godwyll of Young @ Heart and Hayford Siaw of E-Library on Wheels visited two Shelter 4 Education schools...

  • Internet

    The Internet: A weapon of rapid development in Ghana

    April 22, 2016 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on The Internet: A weapon of rapid development in Ghana

    According to a statement via Jovago, Ghana is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. It offers one of the most stable and attractive business environments in the region. According to the Dalberg report, Ghana recorded a GDP growth of 14.4% in...

  • Helios Towers partners Vulatel on South African infrastructure

    Ghana: Glo names new head of business

    March 29, 2016 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Glo names new head of business

    Glo Ghana has revealed the appointment of Augustine Mamoru as head of business. Mamoru will be replacing Hakeem Kazeem, who has been recalled to headquarters in Nigeria. At the time of his appointment Mamoru was formerly Head of Commercial at Glo. According...

  • Vodafone Ghana to rollout 4G in Q2

    Vodafone Ghana to bring uninterrupted connectivity to Western Region

    August 7, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone Ghana to bring uninterrupted connectivity to Western Region

    Vodafone Ghana has embarked on a USD 1 million network expansion project in the Western Region. The operator is aiming to bring uninterrupted connectivity to the doorstep of oil and gas companies along the Takoradi-Agona enclave. This is according to a report...

  • Jovago expands to Ghana

    July 9, 2015 • Online & SocialComments Off on Jovago expands to Ghana

    Online hotel booking platform Jovago has revealed that it has opened a new office in Accra, Ghana. According to the company, the expansion across Africa shows consistency in covering the African continent with localised Jovago presence in order to reach and...

  • Hubs dot Ng launches Emily, an AI assistant

    Ghana: Mobile data users on the rise

    June 15, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: Mobile data users on the rise

    According to the National Communications Authority of Ghana, the number of mobile data subscribers in Ghana rose from 15,804,608 subscribers at the end of February 2015 to 16,106,218 at the end of March 2015, giving a penetration rate of 59.78 percent. Airtel...

  • Lucy Quist Airtel Ghana

    Ghana: Airtel MD engages with customers in Kasoa

    June 5, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Airtel MD engages with customers in Kasoa

    Lucy Quist, Managing Director of Airtel Ghana, took to the streets of Kasoa, a marketing hub in the Central Region, to interact with Airtel customers and retailers in order to gain insight on their experience with the network. According to Airtel Ghana the...

  • Africa's smartphone market declines despite strong performance

    Ghana: mobile data subscriptions on the decline

    May 15, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: mobile data subscriptions on the decline

    Despite a positive mobile phone report for the Ghanaian sector, where some 400,000 new subscribers signed up during February, the use of mobile data appears to be on the decline. According to regulator NCA, “the number of mobile data subscription in Ghana...

  • samsung digital village

    Samsung launches digital village in Ghana

    May 4, 2015 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Samsung launches digital village in Ghana

    Samsung Electronics Africa has launched its Digital Village in the Volta Region of Ghana. Positioned at the heart of communities like Volo in the North Tongu District Assembly, the Digital Village will provide access to the world’s most advanced information...

  • IT News Africa

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    May 1, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    There was quite a bit happening in the world of technology this week. One of the major highlights included the 2015 Intel Solutions Summit (ISS 2015), which took place in Abu Dhabi. At the summit, Intel unveiled a vast amount of technology, including the very...

  • Alcatel-Lucent appoints new MD for Ghana

    April 28, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Alcatel-Lucent appoints new MD for Ghana

    Alcatel-Lucent has revealed the appointment of Ramy Hashem as country senior officer and MD for Ghana. According to the company, Hashem will assume overall responsibility for day-to-day operations, and will take the lead on strategic business directions....