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MTN invest $300m to improve network

MTN Ghana has invested $300 million to improve network service between 2019 and 2020. The telecom giant committed also over GhS 100m to complement government’s efforts in fighting the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.

An amount of 10.4million cedis were committed in their Cooperate Social Responsibility (CRS) on ten ongoing projects across the country.

 The MTN Foundation sponsored in 200 scholarships for needs-based students who are currently in the various tertiary institutions.

 Under its youth empowerment project, 100 out-of-school youth, including persons with disability, were trained on mobile phone repairs and provide them with kiosks and start-up kits to ply their trade.  

To enhanced offers and improved customer experience, MTN Ghana promised to become a digital operator by end of 2023. 

Corporate Service Executive of MTN Ghana Mr Samuel Koranteng who disclosed this at Northern Ghana Editors forum said over 200 educational sites with free access to MTN customers have been provided until the end of the pandemic. About 4.5 million customers Mr Koranteng added are also consuming over 150 Terabytes free data.

To enhanced offering in the Home and SME broadband segment within the 12thmonths period, the Cooperate Service Executive told stakeholders that 100,000 people were connected on wireless broadband.

 The MTN Foundation he said invested US$15m in 150 projects in the area Education, Healthcare and Economic Empowerment and ICT.

On whether covid 19 pandemic was a blessing in disguised for telecos, Mr Koranteng discounted claims that the telecommunication industry benefited enormously. He explained that the pandemic affected every sector and the telecos was not excluded.

For MTN Ghana, we rather incurred unexpected expenditure leading to the government assisting us with spectrum.

 On shortage of scratch cards, Head of Northern Zone sales, Mr Nii Adotey Mingle explained that even though covid-19 accelerated digitization where many customers were tilting to electronic means of recharging, the scratch cards are still in market.

MTN Ghana has invested $300 million to improve network service between 2019 and 2020. The telecom giant committed also over GhS 100m to complement government’s efforts in fighting the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.

An amount of 10.4million cedis were committed in their Cooperate Social Responsibility (CRS) on ten ongoing projects across the country.

 The MTN Foundation sponsored in 200 scholarships for needs-based students who are currently in the various tertiary institutions.

 Under its youth empowerment project, 100 out-of-school youth, including persons with disability, were trained on mobile phone repairs and provide them with kiosks and start-up kits to ply their trade.  

To enhanced offers and improved customer experience, MTN Ghana promised to become a digital operator by end of 2023. 

Corporate Service Executive of MTN Ghana Mr Samuel Koranteng who disclosed this at Northern Ghana Editors forum said over 200 educational sites with free access to MTN customers have been provided until the end of the pandemic. About 4.5 million customers Mr Koranteng added are also consuming over 150 Terabytes free data.

To enhanced offering in the Home and SME broadband segment within the 12thmonths period, the Cooperate Service Executive told stakeholders that 100,000 people were connected on wireless broadband.

 The MTN Foundation he said invested US$15m in 150 projects in the area Education, Healthcare and Economic Empowerment and ICT.

On whether covid 19 pandemic was a blessing in disguised for telecos, Mr Koranteng discounted claims that the telecommunication industry benefited enormously. He explained that the pandemic affected every sector and the telecos was not excluded.

For MTN Ghana, we rather incurred unexpected expenditure leading to the government assisting us with spectrum.

 On shortage of scratch cards, Head of Northern Zone sales, Mr Nii Adotey Mingle explained that even though covid-19 accelerated digitization where many customers were tilting to electronic means of recharging, the scratch cards are still in market.

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