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GhIPSS launches Universal QR code and proxy pay platforms

Published 26 Mar 2020 10:45 CET | Ghana

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) is launching Universal QR Code and Proxy Pay platforms as part of measures to enhance digitised payments under the ...

MTN Ghana offers free transactions on mobile money, increases spending limits

Published 23 Mar 2020 09:23 CET | Ghana

MTN Ghana says its offering free transactions on its mobile money services as part of efforts to support government's intervention to control the spread of Covid-19. The ...

Ghanaian NCA lets telecom firms send official Covid-19 information texts, wants related calls routed free to 112

Published 20 Mar 2020 10:00 CET | Ghana

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has granted AirtelTigo, Glo, MTN and Vodafone a waiver to send emergency communications from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) ...

Bank of Ghana approves free mobile money transaction, ups daily transaction limit

Published 20 Mar 2020 08:59 CET | Ghana

The Bank of Ghana has agreed with banks and mobile network operators on measures to facilitate more efficient payments and promote digital payments for the next three months ...

AirtelTigo launches bigger data bundles

Published 20 Mar 2020 08:45 CET | Ghana

Ghana operator AirtelTigo has introduced BigTime Xtra bundles to give customers double data benefits with no expiry for the same price. For instance, the GHS 10 data bundle ...

MTN completes sale of ATC joint ventures for ZAR 8.9 billion

Published 19 Mar 2020 14:35 CET | Africa, Ghana, Uganda

MTN said it has completed the sale of its ATC tower joint ventures for ZAR 8.9 billion. This is part of the mobile operator's asset monetisation programme introduced in March ...

Huawei offers free ICT training to lecturers from 10 Ghanaian universities

Published 19 Mar 2020 10:54 CET | Ghana

Huawei Ghana and Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) have offered free networking training to over 30 lecturers and IT professionals from ten local universities and ...

Ghanaian auditing association urges telecom firms, banks to cut mobile money charges by 50%

Published 19 Mar 2020 09:47 CET | Ghana

The Institute of Internal Auditors Ghana has called on the Bank of Ghana and telecom operators to consider reducing charges on mobile money transactions by at least 50 ...

Nigeria and Ghana smartphone markets surge in Q4, Covid-19 to hit shipments

Published 17 Mar 2020 10:56 CET | Ghana, Nigeria

Nigeria's smartphone market grew 5.3 percent quarter on quarter (QoQ) in Q4 2019, according to the latest report by the  International Data Corporation (IDC). This follows a ...

MTN Ghana sees 13-15% service revenue growth in next 3 years

Published 17 Mar 2020 09:24 CET | Ghana

MTN Ghana says it projects service revenue growth of between 13 and 15 percent in the next three years, Ghanaian Times reported. CEO Selorm Adadevoh disclosed this at the ...

Ghanaian govt to launch Universal QR code for digital payments by 24 March

Published 12 Mar 2020 11:26 CET | Ghana

The Ghanaian government will launch a new payment system known as the Universal QR Code by 24 March to provide a digital payment option for business transactions. The ...

Microsoft appoints Barley as programme manager in Ghana

Published 12 Mar 2020 11:11 CET | Ghana

Microsoft has appointed Ghanaian digital entrepreneur Ivy Barley as programme manager. Barley is the co-founder and CEO of Developers in Vogue, an organisation supporting ...

Huawei Nova 5T sells out in under 4 hours in Ghana

Published 11 Mar 2020 12:03 CET | Ghana

The new Huawei Nova 5T smartphone sold out across Ghana within four hours of its release, the same as the Huawei Y9s, the company said. Costing only GHS 1,888, the Nova 5T ...

AirtelTigo offers free on-net calls for independence celebrations

Published 09 Mar 2020 10:43 CET | Ghana

Ghana operator AirtelTigo has offered its customers free calls as part of celebrations to mark the country's 63rd Independence Day. The operator's Time for Freedom offer ...

MTN Ghana increases router and bundle prices

Published 06 Mar 2020 10:23 CET | Ghana

MTN Ghana has announced an increase in prices from March, with the cost of the TurboNet router going up to GHS 499 from GHS 300. The price of a 5 GB data package will rise ...

MultiChoice launches Trace Jama music channel in Ghana

Published 06 Mar 2020 08:53 CET | Ghana

Multichoice has launched the Trace Jama channel, a new music channel dedicated to promoting Ghanaian music. Trace Jama is part of the pay-TV company's strategy to promote ...

MTN Ghana launches book on telecom economics

Published 05 Mar 2020 11:26 CET | Ghana

MTN Ghana has launched a book entitled 'Telecoms conversations: A History of Telecommunication Economics and MTN in Ghana'. The book looks at the history of ...

MTN Ghana and Leann Consult launch University Geek Challenge

Published 04 Mar 2020 09:04 CET | Ghana

MTN Ghana has, in partnership with Leann Consult, launched the University Geek Challenge or "UniGeek" in Accra to offer students from nine universities a platform to research ...

Glo Ghana lines up prizes for retailers, agents

Published 02 Mar 2020 13:21 CET | Ghana

Ghana operator Glo Mobile has put in place a promotion to reward existing and new activation agents, canvassers, retailers and freelancers across the country. The prizes fall ...

MTN Ghana FY revenue grows to GHS 5.18 bln

Published 28 Feb 2020 09:59 CET | Ghana

MTN Ghana said its revenues reached GHS 5.18 billion for the year ended 31 December 2019 under both IFRS 16 and IAS 17, from GHS 4.22 billion in 2018 under IAS 17. EBITDA ...

Tecnotree provides Digital BSS Suite 5 to MTN Ghana

Published 25 Feb 2020 14:18 CET | Africa, Ghana, Middle East

MTN Group has selected Tecnotree as its partner for digital modernisation in Africa and the Middle East. MTN Ghana is the first country to benefit. Tecnotree will deploy its ...

Vodafone Ghana signs tree planting agreement with Forestry Commission

Published 19 Feb 2020 12:55 CET | Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has signed a two-year agreement with the Forestry Commission (FC) to plant trees in forests across the country. The operator intends to plant more than 3,000 ...

AirtelTigo runs Share Your Love social media promotion

Published 19 Feb 2020 11:14 CET | Ghana

Ghanaian operator AirtelTigo has introduced the Share Your Love campaign. Director of customer service Frank Djan said the company has lined up activities to reward customers ...

Openserve completes repair to subsea lines offshore Congo

Published 19 Feb 2020 10:18 CET | Congo, Ghana, South Africa

South Africa's Openserve says it has received confirmation from the cable ship Leon Thevenin that the portion of the SAT3/WASC repair offshore Congo has been completed. This ...

AirtelTigo launches unlimited call bundles

Published 18 Feb 2020 09:57 CET | Ghana

Ghanaian operator AirtelTigo has launched Unlimited Call Bundles to enable customers to make calls without worrying about depleting airtime. Bundles cost GHS 20.00 for six ...

 

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