By GNA Reporter
Accra, Aug. 17, GNA
– MTN, Ghana‘s leading service provider in Voice, Data and Mobile Financial
Services, has launched the “MTN Fibre Broadband” service.
fibre powered broadband network service is designed to provide fixed internet
connectivity to homes, offices, corporate organizations and SMEs.
A statement issued
in Accra by Mrs Cynthia Lumor, Corporate Services Executive, MTN said in
addition to the high-speed, subscribers of the service would enjoy affordable
prepaid data bundles to suit their needs.
It said customers
would also enjoy Value Added Services such as video-on-demand, Internet
Protocol television, Voice and Video Calls, Games and many more.
Mr Richard Densu,
the Senior Manager for Enterprise Technology Enablement, sharing details of the
new services said MTN is offering fibre broadband service because of the
benefits associated with fibre technology.
He said: “Fibre is
the best technology for the delivery of fixed internet access and its related
services. It is superior, durable, provides higher speeds and is much more
reliable compared to copper wire, which is susceptible to cable theft and may
experience frequent disruption of service.”
Mr Samuel Addo, the
General Manager for MTN Business, said MTN is committed to creating enabling
opportunities for individuals and businesses to enable them conveniently
connect to the bold new digital world.
“We believe this
service will provide convenience for customers to work from their homes whilst
reducing the economic burden and the inconvenience associated with travelling
long distances to the business district to transact business,” Mr Addo stated.
He said that MTN
would continue to develop tailor-made solutions to meet the requirements of
customers to enable them enjoy the convenience that the Broadband service
He said the service
is targeted to meet the needs of Real Estate Developers, Office Complex
Planners/Builders, Corporate organisations, SMEs and Students/workers’ Hostels.
The service has
already been deployed at the Vanguard Estates located at Amasaman and Chateau
Towers in Osu.
The service would
soon be available to customers within Airport residential area and Blue Rose
Estates (Kasoa), while other locations have been earmarked for the deployment
of the Fibre Broadband service within the year and beyond.
The launch followed
to the commercial of MTN’s 4G LTE internet service in June designed to provide
the fastest internet speed to customers.
In pursuing its
digital agenda, MTN has invested over $ 2.512 billion in Technology and Network
infrastructure to deliver fast and reliable telecommunications services to
MTN Business was
recognised at the recent Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards
(GITTA) as the “Telecom Business of the Year”.