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Ghana to issue second 4G spectrum license in June

Ghana to issue second 4G spectrum license in June

Pressure builds as competing operators look past price point and focus on opportunity.

Ghana: regulator allows free 2G to 3G upgrade for telcos

Ghana: regulator allows free 2G to 3G upgrade for telcos

Decision based on bid to promote digital inclusion, and support optimal use of existing spectrum.

MTN Ghana to spend US$143m on network improvement

MTN Ghana to spend US$143m on network improvement

Operator announces CapEx for 2017 and intention to list 35% of its shares on local stock exchange.

Ghana's govt rejects calls for 4G license price slash

Ghana's govt rejects calls for 4G license price slash

US$67.5m price tag "reasonable" says country's communications minister.

Ghana: Vodafone pushes fibre offering through SuperNet initiative

Ghana: Vodafone pushes fibre offering through SuperNet initiative

Telco claims its broadband offering is ten times faster than regular internet connectivity.

MTN focuses on data services to maintain dominance in Ghana

MTN focuses on data services to maintain dominance in Ghana

Operator covers 83% of country, including 3G and 4G services.

Gilat Satcom expands operations in Ghana.

Gilat Satcom expands operations in Ghana

Upgrades to fibre and satellite services in bid to enhance capacity, service time.

UK telco ONEm partners with Tigo Ghana to launch SuperSMS network

UK telco ONEm partners with Tigo Ghana to launch SuperSMS network

London-based telco ONEm Communications introduces ecosystem of SMS-based services.

Vodafone downplays 4G LTE rollout in Ghana.

Vodafone downplays 4G LTE rollout in Ghana

Telco's regional leadership cites 'unfavourable market dynamics'.

MTN Ghana, Ericsson partner on US$12m Rural Telephony Project

MTN Ghana, Ericsson partner on US$12m Rural Telephony Project

Telcos align with Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications to extend connectivity, telecoms to rural areas.

Gilat Dizengoff Ghana partner on broadband rollout.

Gilat, Dizengoff Ghana partner on broadband rollout

Partnership will bolster broadband service delivery to rural and under-served areas of Ghana.