Data and internet is the future of telecoms in Africa and remains a veritable tool that will drive socio-economic development on the Continent, Chief Operating Officer of Glo Mobile Ghana, George Andah has said.
According to Andah, Glo Mobile Ghana has invested in cutting-edge technology that provides customers with jet-speed internet and data services with nationwide coverage, making it the only operator that has the widest and fastest data network coverage in the country.
“The presence of Glo in Ghana will create a lot of excitement among the stakeholders and unleash potentials for economic and social development of the country.
With the state-of-the-art network that is technically structured to offer seamless connections, we guarantee high quality voice and data network service that is comparable to any network in the world. We believe that this will accelerate the social and economic growth in the country.”
Glo Mobile Ghana, has made robust investment on network infrastructure that will drive premium service offerings such as speed of uploads and downloads as well as flexible and convenient data bundling for its different consumer segments, he said.
Its network boasts of the latest broadband technology such as Next Generation Networks, 1,400 state-of-the-art Base Transceiver Stations (BTS), four ultra modern Switches and 18 Base Switching Centres (BSC).
Transmission of calls and data on these systems will be back-boned by the high-capacity Glo 1 submarine fibre-optic ring cable covering 3,100 kilometres across the length and breadth of Ghana.
“All these have the capacity to carry traffic for up to 10 million lines at a time, said Andah, adding that the network has planned to increase its BTS to 2,300 by the end of 2012, which will position it as the number one operator in network coverage in Ghana”.