Samuel Akumatey, GNA
Ho, Sept. 23, GNA – Mr
Sam Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive of Mobile Telecommunications
Network (MTN) Ghana, has said the company was bent on giving its customers the
latest products the connected world craved and would aid the quest for a
He said MTN furnished
all manner of platforms to access media, “Internet of Things” and
other emerging network-based technology trends and also encouraged the
capacities of local populations to feed off the cyber revolution.
Mr Koranteng, who was
briefing the Editors Forum in Ho, said MTN was working to close the network
coverage gap, and to transform its network with the newest technologies.
He said MTN would
continue to rollout the smartest service packages to suit the connectivity
needs of its customers, which includes all ranges of business, and
Mr Koranteng said MTN
Mobile Money holds the prestige as the Nation’s first channel to all inclusive
personal electronic finance, the nut in the shell of the cashless system.
The company’s IPO
recently became the first in the world with mobile-based monetary platform as a
medium to subscribe shares, serving the stock market to over 120 000 Ghanaians.
MTN also holds several
top spots on the Ghana Stock Exchange including raising the largest amount,
most subscribers, and the firm with the largest Ghanaian shareholder base.
Mr Koranteng revealed
that the company added 500, 000 more to Ghana’s employment figures, three
billion cedis plus in tax contributions over five years, and would hold on to
deepening partnership with its clients.
He noted its
livelihood empowerment contributions through a spectrum of initiatives, and
said it would continue to heal cracks in the walls of society with health,
education, business, and other interventions.