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GLO ready for Ghana operations
Abdul Salam Sule, Ghanadot

Accra, March 6, Ghanadot - All is now set for Globacom Ghana to change the face of communications in Ghana as it engages ZTE, a highly rated international telecoms vendor to do additional access network infrastructure.

The additional access network infrastructure would include 800 indoor and outdoor basic receiver stations, (BTS) for its imminent rollout.

ZTE will also install for GLO the Accra metro fibre backbone configuration spanning Accra-Kumasi-Takoradi, Accra-Ho, Accra-Sunyani and Kumasi-Tamale.

Other cities and roads to be covered by Globacom in its strategic partnership with ZTE in Ghana telecoms revolution are in the Brong-Ahafo Region.

A statement issued by Mr Mike Jitubah, Globacom's Executive Direcor in charge of special projects said, the new microwave transmission extension Glo was deploying would ensure voice and data clarity and eliminate bottlenecks usually encountered with pre-expansion technology.

The statement revealed that,the new elements with multi-media components would be linked to the Glo 1submarine optic fibre cable thereby providing a golden opportunity for Ghanaians to establish private call centre operations with attendant economic benefits to the people.

"The Glo 1 submarine cable will have landing stations in London, New York, Lisbon and major cities in 16 African cities including Accra, Dakar and Lagos", the statement said.

Globacom and ZTE representatives are optimistic that the deployment of these equipment and the provisions of additional platforms will give communication in Ghana a significant boost.



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