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EntreLeader of the Month: Selorm Adadevoh

Selorm Adadevoh

NAME: Selorm Adadevoh DESCENT: Ghanaian POSITION:  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) COMPANY:  MTN Ghana. INDUSTRY: Telecommunications EDUCATION: –  He attended the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. BACKGROUND:  He was the CEO of Digicel in Haiti and also worked as Chief Commercial Officer and head of Mobile Financial Services (MFS) for Millicom (Tigo) Ghana.

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Telcos threaten court action over costly fibre cuts

Mobile telecom operators have said they will take legal action against those who destroy their underground cables and disrupt communication services, leading to revenue losses and costly repair works. Road works and other forms of construction work by property developers, farming activities, utility providers often lead to the digging up and destruction of fibre cables buried underground. According to industry ...

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MTN To Acquire Banking Licence, CEO Says

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Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019. Speaking at a telecoms conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday, the MTN CEO said it will put in an application in December and should lunch the bank in second quarter 2019. “We will be applying for a ...

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MTN IMPROVES CUSTOMER CARE SERVICE

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The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Modupe Kadiri has said huge capital investments need to be made to satisfy customer’s high level of selectivity and sophistication. This was publicly said at a consortium of 9 banks which was arranged by Ecobank GH and Ecobank Capital to boost capital expenditure ( CapEx) and enable a delivery of a bold new ...

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MTN denies mobile money fraud allegation

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MTN Ghana has responded allegations of telcos’ complicity in mobile money fraud in an article published in The Finder newspaper on October 23rd, 2017, under the headline Mobile Money Fraud alarming. In the publication, the newspaper alleges amongst other things that staff of Telecom companies are involved in Mobile Money fraud. According to MTN, the allegations made in the report ...

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MTN reaching underserved areas through telephony solution

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MTN Ghana, a telecommunications service provider is leading the digital revolution in Ghana with the increment of 4G sites, fibre optic extension and a rural telephony solution for underserved areas. Mrs Cynthia Lumor, Corporate Services Executive of the Company said 197 4G sites would be added this year to augment the existing 475 to meet the increasing demand for high-speed ...

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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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MTN not to list on GSE with IPO – Kofi Yamoah

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MTN Ghana may not be listing on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) anytime soon even though it plans to cede a part of its operations to investors. This is the indication from the managers of the Ghana Stock Exchange. “MTN in its discussion is raising money from the public or doing a public offer but it will not list as ...

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MTN to invest US$143m in network expansion

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MTN Ghana has plans to roll out a range of network expansion programmes this year to enhance its communications service delivery in a bid to offer product value proposition for its customers. The telecoms company is, therefore, investing an amount of US$143 million in capital expenditure to boost network expansion in order to improve communications service delivery. This year, the ...

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Address network challenges or face sanctions – NCA

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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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