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Ghana - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses
[May 30, 2022]

Ghana - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

Sydney, May 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Just released, this edition of BuddeComm report outlines the latest developments and key trends in the telecoms markets. -
Bharti Airtel and MIC, the parent companies of AirtelTigo, have both reconsidered their involvement in the region. MIC has progressively exited from its African markets in recent years, choosing instead to focus on its business units in Latin America.The dominance of MTN continues to be of concern to the regulator, which has introduced new types of unified licenses and has imposed several measures relating to interconnection and the price of voice and data services, so as to prevent the company from undercutting its competitors.

Key developments:

  • State takes ownership of AirtelTigo;
  • MNOs sign national mobile roaming agreements;
  • Electronic Transfer Levy Act introduces 1.5% levy on certain e-transactions;
  • Government issues the first of 350,000 laptops as part of the ‘One Teacher One Laptop’ program aimed at improving teachers’ ICT skills;
  • Delayed SIM card registration extended to July 2022;
  • Regulator allocates additional spectrum to Vodafone Ghana and MTN Ghana to address increases in data traffic;
  • Vodacom South Africa assumes management of Vodafone Ghana;
  • Eastern Corridor project is completed;
  • MTN Ghana lists on the Ghanaian stock exchange;
  • Report update includes the regulator’s market data to January 2022, statistical bulletin for Q3 2021, telcos’ operating data to Q1 2022, updated Telecom Maturity Index charts and analyses, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Vodafone Ghana (Ghana Telecom, OneTouch), Capital Telecom, Globacom, MainOne, VoltaCom, Phase3 Telecom, Suburban Telecom, AirtelTigo (Tigo Ghana, Airtel Ghana), MTN Ghana, Expresso Telecom (Sudatel, Kasapa), Globacom (Glo Mobile), Thuraya, Network Computer Systems (NCS), InternetGhana, Africa Online, Busy Internet, Linkserve, IDN, Infinite Stream Ghana, Electricity Corporation of Ghana (ECG), Cactel Communications, O3b Networks, Internet Solutions.

Read the full report:

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