Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

Challenges Impeding  Ghana’s Digital Payment Systems

Accra, October 18, 2017//-Rising competition in Ghana’s financial technology (fintech) space is driving innovation and increasing the number of use cases for digital payments in the country.

Systemic Telecoms Crisis and the Importance of New Services

October 17, 2017//- Profitable telecoms businesses are starting to cringe, as traditional services are being replaced by other online – conditionally free – communication services.

MTN Ghana Outshines Rivals at 2017 HR Focus Awards

Accra, October 16, 2017–MTN Ghana has swept six prestigious awards at the just ended HR Focus Awards, making it the highest awards winner of the event.

Fate of Hundreds of Workers Hang in the Balance as Tigo, Airtel Merged

Accra, October 16, 2017//-The fate of hundreds of workers at communication entity Airtel-Tigo is hanging in the balance as they begin an audition process to keep their jobs following finalisation of the merger between the two telcos.

Roshi Motman Named CEO as Tigo, Airtel Complete Ghana Deal

Accra, October 13, 2017//-Shareholders of the merged Tigo and Airtel have named General Manager of Tigo Ghana, Roshi Motman Chief Executive Officer of the company, which is yet to be given a unique name.

Interoperability: Will The Consumer Benefit?

Asks Eugenia Asiamah Accra, October 12, 2017//-It is a raging debate, to interoperate or not to interoperate. That is the question in many developing countries where telecommunications and ICT have made significant progress in terms of impact and penetration.

Can FlexiPay be the Game-changer for Ghana’s Electronic Payment Systems?

Accra, October 10, 2017//-Ghana’s enthusiastic efforts of becoming an economy less dependent on cash in the West African sub-region have been boosted by the meteoric penetration of smartphones, robust IT infrastructure, sound policies and growing middle-class.

Telecom Merger Blues: Airtel Ghana CEO Lucy Quist Resigns  

  Accra, October 9, 2017//-The Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Ghana,  Lucy Quist on Monday 9, October 2017 resigned from the telecommunications company.

MTN Group Appoints Ebenezer Asante as New Regional Vice President   

Johannesburg, South Africa, October 6, 2017 – MTN Group has announced the appointment of Ebenezer Asante as Vice President (VP) of the expanded Southern & East Africa and Ghana (SEAGHA) Region, effective 1 October 2017. 

Ghana: Telecoms Chamber Appoints Kenneth Ashigbey as CEO

Accra, October 6, 2017//-The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has appointed Kenneth Ashigbey as its Chief Executive Officer.

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