African discuss public sector digital transformation

Microsoft is confirming its commitment to digital transformation in the public sector in Africa, by bringing together government decision makers from across the continent, at an event in Nairobi, Kenya.The event will address Microsoft’s mission to empower sectors like agriculture, health, ... — Read More

Merger talks between Airtel and Tigo completed

The thebftonline.com has gathered that, the much-anticipated merger between Airtel Ghana (Airtel) and Millicom International Cellular (Tigo) has been completed.The merger processes which began last year, got finalized early this year [2017], as the formal announcement on the completion of the ... — Read More

Telecoms Chamber welcomes industry appointees

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has welcomed the appointment of the new Minister of Communications (MoC), Ursula Owusu Ekuful and Director General (DG) of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Joe Anokye.The Chamber organized an industry cocktail on Tuesday, February 21st 2017, ... — Read More

Glo introduces Talk More, Flexi Recharge, other products

Glo Mobile Ghana has  launched exciting new products designed to empower customers to call and browse with data at the most affordable rates and convenience. The products include Talk More, a prepaid plan specially designed to eliminate subscribers’ apprehension about the ... — Read More

IBM to train 25m Africans for free to build workforce

Tech giant seeking to bring, keep digital jobs in AfricaAfrica to have world’s largest workforce by 2040, IBM projectsInternational Business Machines Corp. is ramping up its digital-skills training program to accommodate as many as 25 million Africans in the next five ... — Read More

Tigo launches integrated bundles with free YouTube

Tigo has launched exciting daily, weekend, weekly and monthly integrated bundles with free YouTube for customers.The ‘Bingi’ bundles gives customers unbeatable access to both local and international calls, data to browse and text messages for as little as GHS 3 a ... — Read More

MTN, Huawei launch Mate 9

MTN Ghana in partnership with Huawei Technologies has announced the launch of Huawei Mate 9, a high-end smart phone with the latest technological features to ensure flawless operation.Users of the Huawei Mate 9 will benefit from a user-friendly interface and a ... — Read More

Vodafone nears 4G introduction

Vodafone has indicated it is close to introducing 4G service in the country to offer high speed calls and internet services to its growing customers.Speaking at the launch of ‘Vodafone SuperNet,’ a new product that offers comfort, resilience and reliability to ... — Read More

Bharti Airtel denies exiting Ghana and Africa

Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel which is currently operating in 15 African countries including Ghana has dismissed media reports that the company planned exiting the continent by the end of the year.According to the Bharti Airtel in a statement they “remain ... — Read More

Telcos kick against mobile money intermediary

Telecom operators in the country are unhappy about moves by the central bank to impose on them a third-party company which will intermediate in mobile money transactions across different networks.The BoG is said to have contracted a private company to act ... — Read More

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