Posts Tagged ‘zain ghana’
Zain launches award winning mobile commerce service 'Zap' in Ghana
Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

- Ghanaians To Pay For Goods And Services Via Mobile Phones -  Zap Eco-system to enrich lives offering customers more flexibility and security in a multitude of transactions 24 hours a day Tuesday 16 March, Accra – ‘Zap’, Zain’s award winning mobile commerce service that allows customers to use their mobile phones like a mobile wallet to pay for goods and services and conduct banking services regardless of the type of handset they ...  [Read more]

Zain selects AIRCOM for network rollout in Ghana
Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

AfricaCom, Cape Town, South Africa, 11 November 2009 - AIRCOM International, the leading independent network planning and optimisation consultancy, today announced its selection by Zain Ghana, to help design and plan Zain’s network migration from 2G to 3.5G. AIRCOM has deployed a team of more than 20 consultants from offices throughout Africa to deliver a service solution for both radio and transmission network planning that supports ...  [Read more]

Zain, EMS and RIM introduce the Blackberry solution in Ghana
Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Accra, Sep.3, GNA - Zain Ghana, Emitac Mobile Solutions (EMS) and Research in Motion (RIM) have introduced the world's first clickable touch screen smartphone known as the Blackberry solution in Ghana. The Blackberry solution brings together smartphones, software, and services to allow easy wireless access to E-mail, phone, calendar, web, multimedia and other business and lifestyle applications. Speaking at the launch of Blackberry solutions, ...  [Read more]

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Apparently in a bid to rival MTN Ghana's mtnloaded.com.gh, Zain Ghana is launching its own content portal for its subscribers. The competition on the mobile front in Ghana has been between MTN and Zain in recent times. There is a problem however. The web address Zain is advertising doesn't belong to them and doesn't contain any Zain content. The domain zainportal.com is just a parked domain littered with ads. I first noticed the domain when I ...  [Read more]

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]

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]

Zain Ghana: How to Pre-Register Your Dream Phone Number
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Due to the overwhelming interest in my previous blog post "Zain Ghana Number Reservation", I feel obliged to follow it up with a detailed guideline on how to pre-register your phone number on the Zain Ghana network. I need to point out that Zain Ghana itself, caused some of the confusion on the Internet today. I fail to understand why they preferred a sub-domain like ichoose.gh.zain.com to promote this number reservation drive. Such a ...  [Read more]

Zain Ghana Number Reservation
Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Something big seems to be coming to Ghana. Zain in preparation towards their commercial roll-out, is giving residents of Ghana the chance to reserve their dream phone number on the Zain 026 cellular network. The URL for this is http://ichoose.gh.zain.com/ Update: I have closed the entry of any new comments on this blog post. If you still need information on how you can pre-register your Zain Ghana phone number, visit: Zain Ghana: How to ...  [Read more]