Posts Tagged ‘spacefon’
Why I prefer Zain to MTN
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

I listened to Philip Sowah, the Country Manager of Zain Communications Ghana Limited, being interviewed on Joy FM's Super Morning show one morning in the last quarter of 2008. It was at the eve of Zain's network launch in Ghana. One thing I remember clearly was him saying Zain Ghana has so much network capacity, they are scared in a positive way. I wondered to myself: "What is he talking about? Why this much confidence? Is this a marketing ...  [Read more]

Roaming Into Nigeria
Saturday, September 17th, 2005

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 for Ibadan (south west Nigeria), my beloved home town. Ghana's Spacefon Areeba announced on November 15th 2003, west Africa's first prepaid roaming service. I knew I ...  [Read more]

Spacefon Areeba's GPRS. A Review.
Sunday, May 22nd, 2005

Ghana's premier and leading GSM network, Spacefon Areeba soft-launched its GPRS offering and made it available to a few subscribers, on a beta test. The author is oppurtuned to be among the selected few. This article seeks to a sneak preview into what is coming. Acquiring the service Spacefon Areeba announced on Joy FM's Super Morning show, its new GPRS offering and entreated subscribers to register for their on its web site: ...  [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]