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Test Transmission on DTT Platform to begin in First Quarter of 2019

Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu Ekuful has announced that transmission on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform will begin in the first quarter of 2019. 
 

Telesol launches 4G internet service; set to bridge digital gap

A Deputy Minister for Communications, Nenyi George Andah, Monday, 10th December, 2018 officially launched Telesol, a 4G internet service provider.
Speaking on behalf on the Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu – Ekuful, Mr. Andah said government would ensure adequate investment into technology infrastructure across the country as well as provide the enabling environment for the private sector ICT players.
 

Communications Minister delivers Ghana's Policy Statement at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018

 
On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Ghana, I also extend our appreciation to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for hosting the 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference.  We thank you for the warm welcome and the kind hospitality accorded to me and my delegation since our arrival in this smart Dubai city.
 

Minister for Communications Delivers High Level Statement at ITU PP-18

The Honourable Minister for Communications, Honourable Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has today delivered a High level Statement on behalf of the Government of Ghana at the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) being held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
 

Climax of the 2018 Cyber Security Month Awareness Celebration

The President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo  –  Addo says plans are far advanced to ratify the convention on cybercrime adopted by some countries of the United Nations including Ghana.
 
Being the third African country to sign on since its adoption, the law after ratification will guide the country to develop strategies to fight cyber attack. It will also help the country set up a cyber security academy as well as a National Cyber Security Authority to oversee the operations of all agencies in the digital value-chain.
 

Whale Cloud and Alibaba Partner Ghana on Innovative City Development

Hangzhou, China, October 10th 2018 - Whale Cloud (rebranded from ZTEsoft) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Ghana on innovative city development at the headquarters of Alibaba Group. Mr. Ben Zhou, CEO of Whale Cloud, and Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful, Minister for Communications of the Republic of Ghana, signed the MoU on behalf of each party.
 

African Summit for Women and Girls in Technology Opens in Accra

 
The Second African Summit for Women and Girls in Technology has opened in Accra on Tuesay, 9th October, 2018. The Summit which brought together over 250 women across the continent’s tech industries determined the policy steps needed to close Africa’s growing digital gender gap. 
 

National Communications Authority Governing Board Fully Completed

The last member of the Governing Board of the National Communications Authority was sworn into office on Friday 5th October, 2018 at the Ministry of Communications in Accra.
 
The Minister for Communications administered the oath of office and the oath of secrecy to Mr. Alex Bannerman, the Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Media Commission as a member of the board.
 

American Tower Corporation and MoC Open Day Event Collaboration

American Tower Corporation and Ministry of Communications Open Day Event Collaboration as a follow-up to this year’s celebration of Girls-In-ICT
Sixty two (62) selected girls who participated in this year’s Girls-In-ICT programme held in the Ashanti region in May have arrived in Accra on 1st October,2018. They will pay a two-day visit to the American Tower Corporation (ATC) where they will be paired with female ATC engineers to enable them gain understanding of the practical application of ICT as well as the operations of ATC.

Zambian Officials Call On Communications Minister

 
 
 
A twelve member delegation called on the Minister for Communications in Accra on Thursday, 27th September, 2018. The delegation was made up of government officials from the Cabinet Office of Zambia. The visit was made to exchange ideas and get first hand information about how Ghana was implementing major policies in the Communications and Technology space.
 

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