Tigo explores options for 4G services in Ghana


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Cynthia Gordon & Omane

Following her recent visit to Ghana, Cynthia Gordon, the CEO of Millicom Africa has emphasised the remarkable growth opportunities in data and Tigo’s commitment to giving customers access to superior high speed internet services.

Accra, Aug. 25, GNA
– Following her recent visit to Ghana, Cynthia Gordon, the CEO of Millicom
Africa has emphasised the remarkable growth opportunities in data and Tigo’s
commitment to giving customers access to superior high speed internet
services.
 

“We were the first
to launch 4G in 3 operations in Africa including Tanzania, Chad and Rwanda and
have seen exponential growth in our data revenues – close to 34 per cent in Q2
2016. We are exploring options to giving customers 4G services in Ghana,” she
said.

While in Ghana,
Cynthia Gordon, called on the Minister of Communications, Dr Omane Boamah
expressed his commitment to ensure fairness among the players in the telecom
industry.

She expressed
optimistic that the early introduction of key enablers such as a technology
neutral unified license would support universal usage of spectrum.

She said this would
be a key factor to growing and supporting government’s economic development
efforts.

The Millicom Africa
Chief also met with the executives of the National Communications Authority, to
discuss further advancements in technology.

She was very
impressed with the vision to develop the market and the high levels of support
and cooperation.

“We share a common
passion to a working partnership for the benefits of mobile broadband to
Ghanaians and this will accelerate GDP growth and socio-economic development,”
she explained.

“With our technology
developments and ongoing efforts, we will continue to grow our market share and
complement our existing portfolio of services including Tigo Cash, which
currently has a registered base of 3.2 million customers.

“In addition to
this, Tigo Business will continue to develop strong and viable mobile and fixed
solutions to Ghana’s underserved enterprise sector.

GNA


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