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The demand for data centers continues to grow on the African continent, which is also experiencing high demand for high-speed connectivity and cloud services. Local and foreign companies are stepping up investments to meet this demand. Ghana’s Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia last week inaugurated a Tier 4 data center in Amrahia, Adentan Municipality, Greater Accra Region. With...

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MTN Ghana has shelved its plans to pilot 5G services this year, News Ghana reports. Speaking at a recent virtual stakeholder and media forum, CEO Selorm Adadevoh revealed the planned 5G pilot phase would not be possible in 2022 as the authorities are not ready to award the necessary permits this year. The executive stopped short of outlining...

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Digital transformation continues to advance in Africa. The Ghanaian government is multiplying initiatives to achieve financial inclusion for a population of which a large part is still unbanked. The Bank of Ghana last week launched GhanaPay, a mobile money service aimed at accelerating financial inclusion in the country. This service is open to traditional banks, rural banks,...

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Ghana is banking on the growing digital sector to accelerate its economy and post-Covid recovery. To this end, the government wants to guarantee access to basic telecom services for all populations, especially those living in rural areas. The Ghanaian government has committed around €155 million to bridge the gap in telecommunications network connectivity. The money will be...

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Angola Cables has a very extensive network, with more than 20 points of presence (PoP) around the world. CSquared Ghana wants to take advantage of this network to expand its reach to other African markets as demand for high-speed connectivity accelerates on the continent.  CSquared Ghana, a company specializing in the construction and operation of fiber...

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MTN Ghana and Vodafone Ghana have announced a strategic partnership to pilot national roaming services in the Volta Region as a first step towards a broader nationwide agreement. The deal will see Vodafone expand its mobile network coverage by leveraging MTN’s infrastructure in this pilot phase. In a statement, Vodafone Ghana CEO Patricia Obo-Nai said: ‘The implementation of...