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

Joe Anokye takes over NCA as acting boss

The thebftonline.com has learnt that His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has relieved the current Director – General of the National Communications Authority (NCA) Mr. William Tevie of his position.Mr. Tevie is expected to ... — Read More

Six technology trends that SMEs should watch out for in 2017

Sage Chief Technology Officer Klaus-Michael Vogelberg talks about the role chatbots, collective intelligence and blockchain will play at start-up and scale up enterprises in 2017Sage, the market leader in Cloud accounting software, has predicted that chatbots, collective intelligence and blockchain are ... — Read More

NCA to soon ban unsolicited messages and calls

The National Communications Authority (NCA) the thebftonline.com has gathered has begun the process to end the Unsolicited calls and messages through telecom companies operating in the country.This the thebftonline.com understands is to allow NCA to control and end the massive influx ... — Read More

Vodafone predicts bullish future for mobile money

Vodafone Ghana is excited about the rate of progression of its mobile money platform – Vodafone Cash. Introduced in December last year, the service has shown the kind of resilience and efficiency that is symptomatic of its parent technological system – ... — Read More

Gov’t to construct US$30m e-waste facility at Agbogbloshie

The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency, is set to commence the construction of a state-of-the-art e-waste recycling facility at Agbogbloshie in the Greater Accra Region.Estimated at US$30million for the first phase, the ... — Read More

Microsoft, Copyright Ghana to fight software piracy

Microsoft Ghana has said the fight against software piracy could only be won if there is a tighter collaborative effort among the relevant stakeholders to tackle the increasing incidence of the menace.According to Derek Appiah, Country Manager Microsoft Ghana, Technology is ... — Read More

MTN Ghana pays over 22 million cedis in interest

Ghana’s leading mobile telecommunications company, MTN, the thebftonline.com has learnt, has paid over GH? 8.85million as interests to its Mobile money subscribers across the country.The payments which was effected on the Sunday November 20, 2016 in collaboration with MTN’s 16 partner ... — Read More

MTN wins engineering excellence awards for 4G LTE

MTN has received an Engineering Business Management award in recognition of its successful launching of 4G LTE in Ghana.The awards ceremony, Engineering Excellence Awards 2016 was organized by the Ghana Institute of Engineers to recognize valuable contributions and extraordinary performance in ... — Read More

No VAT on mobile money charges

Government has assured operators and consumers of mobile money service that plans to impose a17.5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on mobile money transaction will now be shelved after assessment of its effect on the financial inclusion agenda of policymakers.The assurance, ... — Read More

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