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Vodafone launches super speed internet service

By
Josephine Nyarkoh, GNA
     

Ohwimase (Ash), July
03, GNA – Vodafone Ghana has made a strong statement about its unswerving
commitment towards providing quality services to meet the needs and
expectations of its customers with the launch of the “Fibre to the Home” (FTTH)
broadband service in Kumasi.

This is to help
customers enjoy fast internet speed.

Madam Yolanda Cuba,
the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), speaking at its official launch at Ohwimase
in the Atwima-Kwanwoma District, said it was part of the company’s five-year
plan to revolutionize digitization in Ghana – to become the best in West
Africa.

The goal, she said was
to help liberate the economy by providing the vital infrastructure to catch up
with the developed world.

“Technology in
businesses and day to day activities creates fast processes to increase
productivity, therefore we are geared up to provide the necessary
infrastructure to achieve the aim.”

Mrs. Patricia Obo-Nai,
Director Fixed Broadband and Consumer Business Unit, said it would to provide
10 times the internet speed, the people had been enjoying.

She indicated that in
excess of 1,800 customers and more than 70 communities had already hooked up to
the service.

Mrs. Obo-Nai said in
the era of technology, speed was critical and the service was meant to do just
that.

The other high point
was that FTTH was easier and faster to fix, when faulty.

Additionally, it
provides seamless, uninterruptible internet service for homes, offices,
educational institutions and at public places.

Mr. Simon Osei Mensah,
the Ashanti Regional Minister, commended Vodafone, for the push to provide
reliable and affordable internet services to Ghanaians.

He stated that
advanced form of technology, that came with less energy use and cost was key to
transforming the economy.

He said he was
confident that the service would have positive impact on the nation’s
education, transport, security, banking and agriculture.

GNA

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