0
Broadband

Ghanaian telcos plan to sue over fibre cuts

Tuesday 12 February 2019 | 15:24 CET | News
Ghana's telecommunication companies are considering legal action against individuals, groups and companies whose activities result in fibre cuts. Engagements with the National Engineering Co-ordinating Team to coordinate right of ways and road reservation corridors issues have not yielded results  Telecoms Chamber CEO Kenneth Ashigbey lamented the service loss to customers, the incalculable damage to industry reputation, and the revenue loss to the state and mobile network providers.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Countries: Ghana
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications starts campaign to curb fibre cuts

Published 15 Jul 2019 13:03 CET | Ghana
The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has begun a public education campaign in four regions where cable thefts, cuts and damage ...

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

Published 25 Jun 2019 10:43 CET | Ghana
Ghana's mobile industry experienced over 2,000 incidents of fibre cuts and 600 incidents of theft at base stations, affecting ...

MTN Ghana records over 100 fibre optic cuts monthly

Published 09 Apr 2019 11:32 CET | Ghana
MTN Ghana said it suffers more than 100 optical fibre cuts per month, which impede quality service delivery, reports Ghanaweb. It ...

Ghanaian mobile operators pay GHS 1.94 bln in taxes in 2018

Published 27 Mar 2019 10:15 CET | Ghana
Mobile operators in Ghana paid a total of GHS 1.94 billion in tax and a direct capital expenditure of over GHS 276 million to the ...

Ghanaian mobile network operators challenge NCA fine

Published 21 Jan 2019 09:35 CET | Ghana
Ghana's mobile network operators (MNOs) have refused to pay the GHS 34.06 million in fine imposed by the National Communications ...

MTN Ghana decries fibre cuts

Published 26 Jul 2016 17:38 CET | Ghana
MTN Ghana has expressed concern over recurrent fibre cuts along the corridors of Western and Central Regions by illegal miners, ...

Vodafone Ghana sets up cable theft courts

Published 25 Apr 2016 11:13 CET | Ghana
Vodafone Ghana has partnered with the government to establish a Cable Court System, to deal with individuals who engage in cable ...