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Gov’t Will Ensure Entire Country Has Internet Accessibility - Dep Minster-Designate
 
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04-Apr-2017  
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Deputy Communication Minister-designate, George Andah has indicated government's readiness to ensure that internet is accessible across the country.

The yet-to-be confirmed minister noted that – “As a government, with a commitment to the growth of the telecommunications sector, you can be sure that we will not renege on our mandate to ensure the entire country is confidently connected. The internet has now become a 'critical public infrastructure' and we need to understand that.”

George Andah was speaking at the launch of communication giant, Vodafone's ‘One Package’ product in Accra.

Vodafone gives customers broadband internet for homes and offices, calls at best rates across networks with an auto-renewal feature. The product also allows customers to be connected across multiple devices and channels from a single bundle whiles satisfying all their communication needs.

The NPP MP for Awutu Senya West in the Central Region, however lauded Vodafone for their innovation and creativity in the communication industry.

“The Ministry of Communications would like to commend Vodafone Ghana for playing its part in making sure our industry is always up to date with the dictates of the modern world. We appreciate Vodafone’s leadership in innovation and creativity in the industry - recently unveiling its essence as a SuperNet and introducing a most innovative ‘Fibre-to-the-Home” product,” he said. 

According to him – “Inasmuch as it is comforting for us that Vodafone is taking the lead in this, we want to also pledge that we are committed to ensuring that the industry is given flexible room to operate efficiently; imbibing the latest technology and innovation to succeed.”

“It is our responsibility to ensure that the sector is properly regulated and that we approve policies and licenses that will only seek to enhance the sector; make the operators more willing to engage and bring more competition,” he added. 

Mr Andah further said – “The core vision of the Ministry of Communications is to manage the convergence of communications and technologies to promote a viable integrated national development process within a global setting.”
 



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