Glo Mobile launch in Ghana imminent

A screenshot of 2G/3G signals believed to be that of Glo Mobile Ghana

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 […]

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. […]

Zain launches award winning mobile commerce service 'Zap' in Ghana

Philip Sowah, Country Manager of Zain Ghana speaks to the press at the Zap launch

‘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 use, was launched today in Accra. Zap is a novel product that provides the most comprehensive and accessible package of m-commerce features currently available anywhere in the world.

Google's Gmail offering Free SMS to Ghana, but…

Free SMS in Gmail. Snapshot from Gmail.com

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 […]

Kenya: Mobile Web East Africa 2010. Free MobileWorld magazines.

Mobile World magazine

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 […]

My expectations of Glo Mobile Ghana

Glo Mobile is set to launch in Ghana soon

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 […]

My expectations of Glo Mobile Ghana

Glo Mobile is set to launch in Ghana soon

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 […]

Zain selects AIRCOM for network rollout in Ghana

Zain

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 […]

Zain, EMS and RIM introduce the Blackberry solution in Ghana

BlackBerry Curve 8900 - marketed as the thinnest and lightest full-QWERTY BlackBerry smartphone

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 […]

Why I would use an iPhone

Apple iPhone 3G S promo image

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 […]