A look at Vodafone’s BlackBerry Internet Service offer

Vodafone Ghana offers BlackBerry Internet Service

Vodafone launched its Blackberry services a few weeks ago, targetted at individuals, small businesses and large enterprises in Ghana. The telco announced BlackBerry service packages that were different from that of its main competitors – MTN and Zain. Currently, both MTN and Zain offer very similar BlackBerry services. They both offer a flat monthly fee. […]

Vodafone, Zain, MTN, Tigo, Glo Mobile and their competition in Ghana

Vodafone, Glo, Zain, Tigo and MTN meet compete Ghana

With the entry of international telecoms giant Vodafone into the Ghanaian telecoms industry, things would never be the same again. Matter-of-fact, the telecoms industry is very exciting at this time because Ghana is the meeting point of some African and international telecoms giants: MTN, Tigo, Vodafone, Zain, and soon-to-launch Glo Mobile. The main thrust of […]

Ghana: Mobile Internet as a credible backup

A mobile phone connected to a laptop computer. Image courtesy allaboutsymbian.com

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, […]

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 […]

Ghana Telecom to be re-branded Vodafone

Vodafone

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 […]

Vodafone Ghana, Huawei Sign $120 Million 3G Technology Agreement

David Venn (left) of Vodafone Ghana and Jay Xu Junjie (right) of Huawei Technologies Ltd.

Vodafone Ghana has signed a $120 million technical agreement with Huawei Technologies Company Ltd to provide 3G technology for its Onetouch mobile service. Mr. David Venn, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Telecom Company and Mr. Jay Xu Junjie, of Huawei Technologies signed for Vodafone Ghana and Huawei Technologies respectively. Vodafone last year acquired 70 per […]