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Ghana mobile operators record more than 2,000 fibre cuts in H1

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Ghana's mobile industry experienced over 2,000 incidents of fibre cuts and 600 incidents of theft at base stations, affecting over 18 million subscribers in the first half of 2019, data released from the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications shows.

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