MTN Ghana customers to pay more for voice and data as 1% NHIL starts May 1

Posted by - May 10, 2021

Customers of telecommunication giant MTN will pay more talk time and data charges following the increase of 1% in the National Health Insurance Levy. In a statement released by the telecommunication company, the introduction of the Covid-19 Health Recovery Levy by government has resulted in an increase in the NHI Levy, which means customers would

MTN Ghana commits $149m in total capex to meet demand of digital services

Posted by - April 29, 2021

MTN Ghana’s operational performance in the first quarter was anchored on its execution of various ‘Ambition 2025’ initiatives in data, MoMo and digital. Amid accelerated digitalisation, MTN has committed to spend $149 million in total capex in the year to meet the demand of digital services and help maintain the quality and availability of service

MTN Ghana appoints 4 independent non-executive directors onto its board

Posted by - March 1, 2021

Telecom giant, MTN Ghana has appointed four independent non-executive directors onto its board. This follows the retirement of two board members – Kwasi Abeasi and Modupe Kadri, effective today. The four non-executive directors are Chartered Accountant and Auditor, Felix Addo, NanaAma Botchway, Kofi Dadzie and Rosie Ebe-Arthur. Whilst, Mr. Addo has over 30 years’ working

MTN Ghana announces GH¢1.3bn profit

Posted by - February 24, 2021

Mobile telecommunication leader, MTN Ghana recorded a profit of GH¢1.3 billion last year, about 38.4% year-on-year growth. According to its 2020 Financial Statement, total revenue was however GH¢6 billion, 16.4% increase over that of 2019. To this end, the board of the company is declaring an interim dividend of GH¢0.03 per share after reviewing the

NCA extends free spectrum to MTN and Vodafone in Ghana

Posted by - December 3, 2020

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has granted additional temporary spectrum at no cost to MTN and Vodafone to improve their service to customers. The extra 5-Megahertz (MHz) spectrum was made available to the network operators in April 2020 at their request, to ease congestion following a surge in the usage of communication services as a

MTN Ghana Foundation presents scholarships to 100 beneficiaries

Posted by - September 29, 2020

Telecom giant, MTN Ghana has presented 100 scholarships to the 3rd batch of its MTN Bright Scholarship beneficiaries at the MTN House in Accra. The beneficiaries are students of 21 public universities in Ghana, across the 16 regions in the country. The MTN Ghana Foundation over the past 3 years has awarded 300 scholarships to

MTN Ghana plans to deploy AI in 2021 to check Mobile Money fraud

Posted by - September 22, 2020

Mobile telecommunications operator, MTN Ghana has indicated that it plans to roll out its Artificial Intelligence (AI) system to check Mobile Money (MoMo) fraud from the first quarter of 2020. This is part of additional measures being implemented by the telecoms operator to deal with this practice, which some say could threaten the subscriber confidence

MTN Ghana to be “full digital operator” by 2023

Posted by - September 9, 2020

MTN Ghana says it is sustaining investments in infrastructure and strategizing to become a “full digital operator” by 2023. MTN Ghana Chief Executive Officer, Mr Selorm Adadevoh, said the Company was leveraging the strength of its “fintech” and some six pillars to “deliver a bold new digital world to customers.” The CEO, who said this

Jemima Kotei Walsh Journeys the Distinct Customer Service Experience at MTN Ghana

Posted by - December 5, 2019

Customers interact with businesses on daily basis and how you handle them is crucial to your business’ success, handle them well, and customers will return again and again, thereby profits. Handle them poorly, and customers will bolt to a competitor, reducing revenues. There is no doubt that the role of customers in business determines the

MTN Ghana launches data experience for customers with 4G+ service

Posted by - March 18, 2019

MTN Ghana recently launched its 4G+ service to provide faster data speeds with widest coverage for its customers. The 4G+ service runs on 4G LTE Advanced technology using the combination of the 800MHz and 2600MHz for carrier aggregation which is an enhancement on the 4G LTE experience. This provides more capacity and enhanced data speed