Tech & Telecom

Instagram Stories for WhatsApp Launching This Year

Instagram

Facebook is in the process of bringing Instagram Stories to WhatsApp. The move does not come as a surprise knowing that the latter has joined the Facebook fold in late 2014 after Mark Zuckerberg’s company acquired the instant messaging service for $19 billion. TechCrunch reported Thursday that Facebook is currently looking to bring the Snapchat-like feature that patches photos and videos into ...

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Enshika operates in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi

Enshika, is the first truly Ghanaian Service that has launched its Operations in Accra, Kumasi & Takoradi in November 2017. While Uber entered this market in 2016, it was quite evident that it will be followed by some home-grown solutions or new international ones trying to come with offerings at reduced commission prices or few temporary giveaways to entice customers ...

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Betyetu Launches Operations In Ghana

Betyetu, an all-new web and mobile betting platform has begun its operations in Ghana to offer an innovative and convenient betting experience to the gaming public. The platform is programmed to give its registered customers the chance to play/bet anywhere and at any time. As part of providing its customers with an unmatched service, Betyetu has attractive offers such as ...

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Taxify To Launch In Accra

Taxify

Online transport technology company, Taxify, is set to begin operations in Accra, Ghana on December 22nd, 2017. The Taxify app will allow customers to use their smartphones to request trips from the nearest Taxify driver, who will use GPS to locate the customer, then take the customer to his/her destination. Owners are promising competitive rates and reliability since “Taxify is ...

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Digital Migration to take of In 2nd Quarter 2018 – Andah

Digital Migration

Plans by government to switch from analogue to digital Television transmission will now take off by the second quarter of next year. This means that by the first half of next year, individuals who still use analogue TV sets without digital boxes would not be able to watch their favorite channels. The migration will be rolled out in phases starting ...

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Accra Metropolitan Assembly goes Digital

Accra Metropolitan Assembly Boss

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) will start using technology in collecting revenue, mayor Mohammed Adjei Sowah has said. This, he said, will help deal with potential fraud associated with revenue mobilisation among AMA officials. He explained that the AMA will use a ‘Point-of-Sale’ device that will enable the AMA head office track the number of tickets that have been issued ...

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Huawei in Partnership with KNUST

Huawei

The HAINA initiative is a global ICT technology education program which authorizes universities and tertiary education organizations to deliver Huawei certification courses to their students. This is the first accreditation in Ghana with plans underway to spread to other universities. Huawei has partnered Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to run Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy (HAINA) ...

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Network operators urged to join fibres to reduce cost

fibre

 Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communications, has called on network operators to put their resources together to lay down fibres to reduce cost and deliver quality services to its customer across the country. According to the Minister, she has been informed that the amount of fibre buried in the ground when joined will serve the country a useful purpose. But, the ...

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AirtelTigo to sell 25% shares to Government

AirtelTigo

THE MINISTER of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has stated that the government is yet to decide which tool to use to acquire 25% shares in AirtelTigo. According to the Minister, the government has an embedded option to purchase up to 25% of the shares of the merged entity within two years and so the opportunity is there for them to ...

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Ghana to create Silicon Valley soon

Silicon Valley in Ghana

Dr Thomas Mensah, a Ghanaian -American-fibre optics inventor is spearheading an effort to create the Silicon Valley of Ghana. Dr Mensah, a Fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors and President of Georgia Aerospace, (an Atlanta based company) after his visit to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and technology’s Laboratories decided to create the Silicon Valley of Ghana to bridge ...

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