Posts Tagged ‘3.5G/HSDPA’
Ghana: Mobile Internet as a credible backup
Monday, June 15th, 2009

In Ghana today, most Internet users rely on traditional Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Internet cafes, and few bother about Internet on mobiles. Long before mobile phones became popular in Ghana, fixed lines offered by the national operator Vodafone Ghana (then known as Ghana Telecom) and to a limited extent WESTEL, were widespread among businesses, government offices, organizations and private homes of the elite. When Vodafone ...  [Read more]

MTN Ghana Announces Commercial Launch of 3.5G
Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

MTN Ghana, the leading mobile telecommunications operator in Ghana has announced the commercial rollout of its ultra powerful 3.5G technology at an impressive ceremony in Accra. The launch event themed Go Beyond, Experience our better life today took place at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra and brought together members of the media, staff and Regulators. There were live demonstrations about the technology and the various ...  [Read more]

MTN Ghana 3.5G for the public soon
Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

MTN Ghana announced the launch of their 3.5G network in January 2009. I have noticed that their 3.5G coverage in Accra is patchy but even where there is coverage, I have not been able to connect. I search manually for the 3.5G network and select it but get an error message: "Access not allowed". Calls to the customer service did not help much and so I headed to their special 3.5G booth in from of their Osu office. A gentleman there told me it ...  [Read more]

MTN Nigeria
Friday, April 18th, 2008

Operator Name: MTN Nigeria Communications Limited Network Name: MTN Nigeria Technology: GSM 900/1800, GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 3.5G (HSDPA) Network Status: Live August 2001 Subscribers: 23,077,000 (December 2008) Ownership: MTN Group (82%), Nigerian investors (24%) Corporate Headquarters: Golden Plaza Building, Awolowo Road, Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria Telephone: +234 803 902 0001 Email: Web Site: ...  [Read more]