Tag Archives: National Communications Authority

Airtel, Tigo merge; NCA gives green light

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The National Communications Authority (NCA) has granted conditional approval for a merger between the local operations of Millicom’s Tigo and Bharti Airtel, a notice to employees of the subsidiaries said. The two networks agreed in March to combine their operations based on equal ownership and governance rights. It is the first such joint venture proposed in Ghana’s highly competitive telecom ...

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NCA yet to approve Tigo, Airtel merger

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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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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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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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Tigo, Airtel merger leaders to meet NCA

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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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Telcos expect reforms as new NCA director takes office

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With the appointment of Joseph Anokye as new Acting Director-General of telecoms regulator National Communications Authority (NCA), the telcos say they are looking forward to institutional and regulatory reforms. While welcoming the Director-General, the telcos also said they want greater collaboration between industry players and the NCA under the new leadership to develop Ghana’s telecoms and ICT sector. Although they ...

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NCA struggles to justify sweetheart ICH deal

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The National Communications Authority (NCA) has courted controversy by awarding a multi-million cedi revenue assurance contract to Afriwave Telecom Ghana Ltd., when Subah Infosolutions is already performing that task. Revenue assurance is a form of audit that verifies directly from the network telecom companies the volume of traffic and juxtapose it with the taxes the companies pay, to correct anomalies. ...

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