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4G Internet Connection Introduced To Ghana

Ghana internet technology firm Busy Internet is the latest service provider to introduce 4G internet connectivity into the country. The company rebranded to ‘Busy’ and this reflects their new identity as data service provider.

Busy Internet has become the first Ghanaian firm to introduce 4G or fourth generation data services to the country. Speaking at the launch in Accra yesterday, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah the minister of communication noted that the rebranding of the firm and the introduction of fourth generation data services to the country would contribute immensely to the growth and development of Ghana’s ICT and national economy in general. Over ten years Busy has been a symbol of internet service provider in the country and it is encouraging that the firm has introduced a faster internet connectivity and data services.

Economic growth

The minister indicated that the increase in number of data service provider in the country especially 4G LTE (fourth generation long term evolution) segment in the Ghanaian market. The introduction of cheaper and faster internet services was key in improving national economy especially the business sectors. In the modern world, everything revolves around the internet and the economic goals and objectives cannot be realized without ICT. The managing director of Busy indicated that he was hopeful that the introduction of 4G connection would deepen the already competitive ICT industry in Ghana. The company introduced Wi-Fi and wireless routers with different bundles at start prices to cater for the needs of businesses, individuals, and small enterprise.

The current coverage of 4G internet includes the greater Accra region, Prampram, Kasoa, Ayi Mensa among other areas. The company seeks to extend their services across Ghana to help achieve the millennium development goals. The data bundles range from 100 megabytes to 50 gigabytes and the unused data is rolled over when you renew the plan.

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