Digital Terrestrial Tv

The Republic of Ghana signed the Geneva 2006 (GE06) Agreement, which established the Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting Plan in the frequency bands 174 – 230 Megahertz (MHz) and 470 – 862 MHz at the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) Regional Radio communications Conference and in conformance with the Antalya Declaration of 2006.

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E-Transform Project

Ghana has been a pioneer in African telecommunications sector, leading the region in market liberalization deregulation, and serving as a hub for submarine cables linking the southern and northern Africa to Europe with impressive internet bandwidth and improved communications infrastructure. However, Ghanaians have not yet fully adopted ICT in their daily lives or in business operations. While mobile phone penetration is over 100 percent , the phones are used primarily for voice communications. In spite of the recent significant increase of Internet bandwidth and huge price falling of devices as well as usage charges, Internet users in Ghana are still less than 10 percent of the total population, and mobile broadband usage is extremely low (1.7 percent in 2011)

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Eastern Corridor Fiber Optic Backbone

In 2008 the government of Ghana initiated the construction of the initial phase of a nationwide e-Government infrastructure for Ghana. The infrastructure is intended to extend the national backbone infrastructure to all districts in the country, provide national data centre facilities and connect al public institutions to a single shard communications and computing infrastructure in order to facilitate efficient delivery of government services to businesses and others.

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