Posts Tagged ‘ghana telecom’
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]

Ghana Telecom and Onetouch are now Vodafone Ghana
Thursday, April 16th, 2009

After buying a 70 per cent shareholding in the Ghana Telecommunication Company in August 2008, partnering with the Government of Ghana, Vodafone has made significant investments to improve the performance and to expand the capacity of its networks. Vodafone has also signed a multi-million dollar deal with Huawei Technologies to bring its 3G network services to the Ghanaian market, giving customers access to high speed mobile internet services ...  [Read more]

Ghana Telecom to be re-branded Vodafone
Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Reports reaching Mobile Africa indicate that Ghana Telecom has been slated for re-branding after the Easter holidays. This follows a 70% acquisition of the erstwhile state-owned telecom company by Vodafone. The Government of Ghana retains a 30% stake in the company. Although Vodafone took over the operations of Ghana Telecom since last year, it had retained the Ghana Telecom brand until now. The rebranding is expected to herald a stiff ...  [Read more]

Interconnect Clog Ghana's Telecom Terrain
Thursday, January 29th, 2004

LIKE Nigeria, interconnection problem is a source of worry for telecommunications operators and subscribers in Ghana. The country has about five operators with one of them offering both GSM and fixed line services. They are Ghana Telecom, the state operator which offers both GSM and fixed services; Scancom, the leading GSM operator with its Spacefon brand; Kasapa with its Kasapa brand and Milicom which has the Buzz GSM phone brand. Untill ...  [Read more]