MTN plans ICT centre in Ghana

Monday 31 May 2021 | 09:43 CET | News
MTN Group CEO Ralph Mupita has made  three-day visit to Ghana and launched major projects that the operator aims to achieve by 2022, Ecofin reported. It intends to improve and expand network infrastructure to bring quality telecom services to rural areas and supporting Ghana's QR code project and other digital initiatives such as combating cyber-attacks and developing women's participation in ICT, he said. Mupita also revealed MTN's intention to build an ICT centre in Ghana and finalise the opening of 30 percent of MTN Ghana's capital to local investors by the end of the year.

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