MTN Ghana Leads The Way In 3G Awareness Campaign

Ghana�s leading telecommunications service provider, MTN, in partnership with Qualcomm, has launched the MTN /Qualcomm 3G enabled HTC phone in Accra. The launch kick starts an awareness campaign aimed at creating a platform to drive increased data usage among Ghanaians, particularly the business community. Launching the product, the Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Ghana, Rahul De, reiterated the company�s commitment to increase internet penetration in the country with the aim of bridging the digital divide between Ghana and the developed world. �Our partnership with Qualcomm to promote these HTC 3G phones ties in with our broad objective to encourage Ghanaians to tap into the benefits of surfing the internet in order to boost productivity generally impact the socio-economic development of the country, � he said. He encouraged current and potential MTN subscribers to take advantage of data services available on the MTN network in order to improve their mobile experience. He listed as examples referring to services such as MTN Business which provides total ICT solutions to businesses and individuals, �Fonmail� service, and a wide range of 3.5G services, he indicated they are part of the network�s resolve to enrich the lives of it�s over 10 million subscribers across the country through the provision of world class value for money telecommunication services. The Managing Director of Qualcomm West Africa, Alex Dadson, indicated that Qualcomm is pioneering a whole new era of mobile phone usage where cell phones are being used to promote commerce, education and medicine geared to empower people in this technological age to help them make meaningful contribution to the development of our society.