Posts Tagged ‘zain’
Glo Mobile launch in Ghana imminent
Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Hints have floated in the Ghanaian media several times and each time, the dates have been moved forward. Despite acquiring a license to operate a mobile telecommunication network in Ghana since May 2008, going live to the general public has been a struggle on several fronts, for Glo Mobile Ghana Ltd. However, I am inclined to believe Glo Mobile Ghana would go live in a few weeks, for 3 reasons: Glo-1 submarine cable launched The most credible ...  [Read more]

A look at Vodafone’s BlackBerry Internet Service offer
Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

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. The visible difference lies in their tariff: while Zain charges 35 GHc per month, MTN ...  [Read more]

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]

Google's Gmail offering Free SMS to Ghana, but…
Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Gmail users in Ghana who logged into the free email service would have noticed a pop-up message today: The message read: New! Free SMS in Gmail Send free SMS directly from Gmail - just enter a phone number and click Enter. SMS replies come right to your Gmail inbox. This service is now available for mobile phones in Ghana. The free SMS can be sent directly from within Gmail once the user logs in, as seen from the screenshot below: According ...  [Read more]

Kenya: Mobile Web East Africa 2010. Free MobileWorld magazines.
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Nairobi, Kenya - Mobile Web East Africa, an event that focuses on "harnessing the potential of the internet and applications on mobile devices", starts tomorrow 3rd February 2010 and ends on 4th February 2010, at Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi. The innovative event already has a long roll-call of speakers and facilitators, and has special round-table sessions that would enable every delegate to participate in the discussions. The official ...  [Read more]

My expectations of Glo Mobile Ghana
Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Glo Mobile is very likely to be launched in Ghana before the end of this year 2009. Having shifted their launch date severally, a launch in December 2009 seems imminent. Glo Mobile's entry into Ghana comes at a time when Ghana's mobile communications industry appears to be saturated already. For a population of about 22 million people, there are presently five active mobile telecommunications services viz: MTN, Tigo, Zain, Vodafone & ...  [Read more]

My expectations of Glo Mobile Ghana
Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Glo Mobile is very likely to be launched in Ghana before the end of this year 2009. Having shifted their launch date severally, a launch in December 2009 seems imminent. Glo Mobile's entry into Ghana comes at a time when Ghana's mobile communications industry appears to be saturated already. For a population of about 22 million people, there are presently five active mobile telecommunications services viz: MTN, Tigo, Zain, Vodafone & ...  [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]

Why I would use an iPhone
Friday, August 28th, 2009

iPhone here, iPhone there, iPhone everything. Apple's iPhone, an Internet-connected, multimedia GSM smartphone, has become very popular globally since it was launched in the United States around June 2007. It is now the standard-bearer among keyboard-less smartphones and has inspired several very similar designs from leading mobile phone manufacturers like Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, Samsung Instinct etc. What makes iPhone most appealing to me is ...  [Read more]