Telecoms News - In Brief

Telecoms

- It currently costs 1.3 million cedis to bribe a Ghana Telecom engineer to put in your new telephone line in a reasonably short period of time.

- Apparently Ghana’s regulator, the NCA got to know about the four companies not registered as ISPs who were doing VOIP through a disgruntled, sacked employee from one of the companies.

- Ghana Telecom is in dispute with one of its VOIP services suppliers.

- Ghana’s Third Rail has been experiencing cash flow problems and there is talk of a management buy-out. At least one company has also been in discussions about buying it.

- Teleaccess (Pvt) Ltd is likely to miss its June 1 launch deadline as it has not set up sufficient infrastructure to start operations, the Zimbabwe Independent heard this week.