Ghana Telecom and Onetouch are now Vodafone Ghana

Vodafone logo

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 […]

Free Midnight Calls: Are they worth it?

Free midnight calls as offered by cellular network operators have been around for a few years now. Thanks to competition, just about every major cellular network in Ghana and Nigeria offer[ed] free midnight calls in one form or the other. These networks include MTN, Celtel, glo mobile in Nigeria as well Tigo, MTN, Kasapa and […]

Roaming Into Nigeria

Lagos Island, Nigeria

I had to visit home again after a long time away, in October 2004. I had nothing to worry about. It would be like I was still in my country of residence. Armed with my notebook computer, a VISA debit card, few personal effects, and of course, my good old Nokia 7250i, I set off […]

Interconnect Clog Ghana's Telecom Terrain

Ghana Telecom

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 […]