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Airtel and Tigo now AirtelTigo


Airtel and Tigo, leading providers of mobile telecommunication services in Ghana, have announced the launch of a joint brand that will advance their commitment to providing the best mobile and fixed telephony service and solutions to consumers and businesses. The talents, technologies and tactical expertise of Airtel and Tigo are now unified as AirtelTigo. At a staff durbar where the ...

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What would be the new brand name for Tigo,Airtel?


Tigo and Airtel will today officially unveil the name and logo of the new entity following the merger of the two companies. The announcement comes weeks after the official approval by the National Communications Authority (NCA). Information gathered suggests that today’s announcement will also culminate in the human resource plan for the new entity which involves skills assessment of staff ...

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NCA yet to approve Tigo, Airtel merger

airtel,tigo merger

The proposed merger between Airtel and Tigo is expected to linger until such a time that the two companies complete the necessary regulatory processes with the National Communications Authority (NCA). The two entities officially announced the decision to merge in March 2017. But latest information from the NCA indicates that the process is yet to be completed, six months after ...

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Communication Ministry vows to fix call interruptions

Communication Ministry Vow to fix call interruptions

The Communication Ministry has pledged to address issues of service interruptions from telcos to consumers. A Deputy Minister for Communications, George Andah told Citi Business News the ministry is engaging with the various telcos on how best to address the challenges they face. Telcos in the country have complained of unreliable power supply, as well as high taxes among other ...

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Why Facebook is investing $170m in Uganda

Facebook invest in Uganda

Ugandans have a growing passion for the internet and social media – and it’s being reciprocated. The world’s biggest social networking platform has chosen Uganda for a $170 million fibre infrastructure project. This investment shows that Uganda is one of Facebook’s top priority countries in Africa. While Uganda had 23 million phone users and 13 million internet users in 2015, ...

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Address network challenges or face sanctions – NCA


The National Communications Authority (NCA) has directed all mobile network operators to within a month’s time; submit a roadmap to address all concerns of quality of service by customers within Accra and Tema. It follows the numerous customer complaints to the Authority over the quality of service challenges. These also range from call drops, poor quality of voice and slow ...

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Tigo, Airtel merger leaders to meet NCA

airtel,tigo merger

Sources close to the Tigo-Airtel merger deal in Ghana have hinted that the main actors in the deal will present the details to the National Communications Authority (NCA) this week and subsequently seek its approval. Millicom International Cellular SA and Bharti Airtel last week announced the consolidation of their operations in Ghana but stated the merger is yet to get ...

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MTN dominates Market as Mobile Voice Penetration hits 136%

Mobile Voice Penetration

The total number of mobile voice subscriptions in the country increased from 35.0 million as of the end of 2015 to 38.3 million by the end of December 2016. This represents a percentage rise of 9.42 per cent and brings the total penetration rate in the period to 136.34 per cent. Who gained? During that period, MTN maintained its dominance ...

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Orange seeks Africa deals as wireless carrier eyes expansion


Orange SA is seeking deals in Africa as France’s biggest wireless carrier targets the continent as a source of additional revenue growth, according to a company official. “We are looking for acquisition opportunities in Africa, it is a priority region for us,” Yannick Decaux, Orange’s commercial director for Africa, said in an interview in Johannesburg on Thursday. “We are speaking ...

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