Skip to main content

MTN Ghana implements 42Mbps connectivity in Ashanti region



MTN Ghana, the leading data service provider has successful implement 42Mbps (megabits per second) connectivity in parts of Ashanti region. The 42Mbps connectivity which is the first in Ghana is aimed at enhancing data speeds and customer experience on the network.
The 42Mbps is an enhanced form of data connectivity on the 3G platform which gives the customer reliable network, extended capacity where more people can browse at the same time without congestion. It also promotes a better user experience.
The project was successfully tested for subscribers living in and around the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) campus in Kumasi.
With this, subscribers with devices that support 42Mbps features such as Samsung S4, iPhone 5, MTN Mifi devices, Nokia Lumia and Huawei range of smart devices will enjoy greater speeds on the internet.
Announcing the successful implementation of the project, Hendrick Vorster, MTN Chief Technical Officer said, “Implementation of 42Mbps connectivity by MTN is a first in Ghana and demonstrates another example of innovation by MTN. We continue to invest heavily in deploying the latest infrastructure and technologies that are aimed at improving customer experience, not only in voice service delivery but also high speed data connectivity.”
He added that the successful implementation of this project and many more yet to be rolled out attest to MTN’s commitment to achieving its vision of leading the delivery of a bold new digital world to our customers.
The upgrade of 21Mbps to 42Mbps is currently ongoing and is being activated in selected locations where there is high smart device penetration. MTN has identified some hotspots in Accra where the roll out will soon take place.

Comments

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Akuapem-Apirede to promote tourism

By: Fred Yaw Sarpong sarpong007@gmaail.com
The Chiefs and people of Akuapem-Apirede in the Okere Constituency of the Akuapem North Municipality have put in place strategic plans to promote tourist sites in the town.
Apiredehene, Nana Saforo Okoampah III told the Daily Express that their vision is to develop Apirede in a modern way.
“We want to have a modern society and environment. We are doing this on the basis of promoting tourism here,” he added.
According to the Apiredehene, it’s their plan to promote the historic sites and the geographical location of the community.
Apirede is one of the 17 towns that forms the Akuapem State and historically, it used to house the armours of the Akuapem State. The community is part of the Nifa division of Akuapem.
He stated that one of those things was called ‘Odosu’ (the war god for Okuapemhene). “The Chief Executioner in those days for Akuapem also came from Apirede and items that he used were also kept here,” he stated.
“These are a lot of things …

PIAC told to go to court to enforce recommendations

By: Fred Yaw Sarpong
sarpong007@gmail.com

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), the mandated body to monitor the use of Ghana’s oil revenues has been asked to go to court to seek strict compliance of the laws covering accountability of oil funds in the country.

According to Dr. Steve Manteaw, the Campaign Coordinator for ISODEC and a member of the PIAC , it’s time for PIAC as a body to consider going to court to compel institutions responsible for managing Ghana’s oil revenue to answers some questions concerning the expenditure of oil funds.

He pointed out that there are several recommendations made by the PIAC in its past reports on management of petroleum revenues, and a lot of these recommendations has received no positive response from the institutions concerned.

He disclosed this to the Daily Express at a three-day workshop on Interrogating the 2016 Semi Annual PIAC Report at Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

The workshop was organized by the Institute of Financ…

BoG shuts down two financial institutions

The Bank of Ghana has closed down two financial institutions in the country. This was after the central bank investigation revealed that the two companies were operating without approval.

The two companies were Agro Development Fund Services Limited (ADFSL) and Hebron Financial Investment Limited (HFIL).

The Daily Express gathered that the ADFSL was asked to stop operating after the central bank realized the institution had not been licensed to take deposit from the public.

A statement from BoG said the ADFSL continued to operate despite the orders from the Bank of Ghana. It however closed down ADFSL’s operation until further notice.

The Bank of Ghana said that the ADFSL is located at Asufufu, opposite the Sunyani Traditional Council in the Brong Ahafo region.

“The decision to close down ADFSL is in furtherance of section 20(2) (g) of the Banks and Specialized Deposit-Taking Institutions Act, 2016 (Act 930). Bank of Ghana has investigated ADFSL thoroughly and has concluded that its a…