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  • Vodafone Ghana called to list on GSE

    Ghana: Vodafone supports Ebola call centre

    April 28, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Vodafone supports Ebola call centre

    The Vodafone Ghana Foundation is set to collaborate with Ghana Health Services (GHS) and Vantage Medical Solutions, with support from World Health Organisation (WHO), to launch a ‘health-worker-to-health worker’ call service regarding Ebola....

  • Airtel Uganda launches LTE network

    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,...

  • Vodafone Instant Classroom

    Vodafone reveals Instant Classrooms for refugees in Africa

    March 3, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone reveals Instant Classrooms for refugees in Africa

    The Vodafone Foundation has announced the Instant Classroom initiative, a digital ‘school in a box’, which according to Vodafone, can be set up in a matter of minutes. The initiative is intent on helping pupils in refugee camps as well as offer...

  • Vodafone Ghana called to list on GSE

    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,...

  • Vodafone Ghana called to list on GSE

    Ghana: Vodafone reveals App Star winners

    December 9, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: Vodafone reveals App Star winners

    Vodafone Ghana has rewarded the winners of the App Star competition, after the final contest was held in Accra. According to Vodafone, the App Star contest is a mobile app competition that uncover creative and innovative app developers in Ghana. Furthermore,...

  • Vodafone Ghana called to list on GSE

    Vodafone & Ericsson to enhance network quality in Greater Cairo

    August 5, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone & Ericsson to enhance network quality in Greater Cairo

    Ericsson has inked a three-year managed services agreement with Vodafone Egypt. The agreement is set to deliver network field maintenance services and improve the quality of its network in the greater Cairo area. According to the company, the agreement is the...

  • Vodafone Ghana called to list on GSE

    Vodafone Egypt investing $1.3bn on network upgrade

    July 25, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone Egypt investing $1.3bn on network upgrade

    Vodafone Egypt is expected to invest a figure of LE9.5 billion ($1.3 billion) in order to improve its network. According to the recently appointed Chief Executive, Ahmed Essam: “The investment shall be financed from an existing fund of Vodafone Egypt,...

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    Vodacom making $460-million play for Neotel

    March 27, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom making $460-million play for Neotel

    South African mobile operator Vodacom is said to be readying an offer of $460-million for rival operator Neotel. Vodacom is partly owned by Vodafone, while Neotel’s majority stakeholder is India’s Tata Communications. According to a report in the Wall...

  • Top 10 African countries on Facebook

    February 6, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 African countries on Facebook

    Mega-social network Facebook celebrates their 10th birthday this week, and what started as a college social networking website in 2004, has mushroomed into the world’s largest online destination to connect with friends, family and acquaintances. “When I...

  • Removing monopoly-type mobile landscapes

    October 23, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Removing monopoly-type mobile landscapes

    In August 2013 Vodafone announced the expansion of its communications services unit Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE) in Africa. The Company claimed it is experiencing strong growth in revenues from the enterprise market on the Continent. On the back of...

  • 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...

  • Vodafone Ghana offering free Whatsapp access

    September 3, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on Vodafone Ghana offering free Whatsapp access

    In a new effort to boost overall user base, Vodafone Ghana announced this week that it would be offering 30 days free of Whatsapp access on a number of Nokia mobile phones. The move is aimed to entice users to make the switch to the new Nokia phone devices...

  • Vodacom launches Vodafone Smart Mini smartphone

    August 7, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on Vodacom launches Vodafone Smart Mini smartphone

    South Africa’s Vodacom today launched the new Vodafone Smart Mini, a value-for-money android phone now available at Vodacom World in Midrand and from other participating outlets. The Android Jelly Bean 4.1, handset offers a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen, 2...

  • Vodafone announces Africa expansion strategy

    July 8, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodafone announces Africa expansion strategy

    Vodafone on Friday announced the expansion in Africa of Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE), the business unit providing communications services for Vodafone’s 1,700 largest multinational customers throughout Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas....

  • New CCO at Nigeria’s IHS

    April 18, 2013 • PeopleComments Off on New CCO at Nigeria’s IHS

    Nigerian-based telecommunications infrastructure provider IHS has appointed Rhys Phillip as Chief Commercial Officer to support continued expansion across Africa and the Middle East. Rhys (43) joins Nigeria-headquartered IHS from Ernst & Young LLP where...