Ghana partners with Chinese tech Huawei to launch Rural Telephony Project

GHANA – Chinese tech giant Huawei and Ghana’s Ministry of Communications through Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) have launched the Rural Telephony Project which aims to provide voice and data services for over 3.4 million people in underserved and unserved communities. This initiative, in partnership with China National Technical, is expected to save the government up to 70% of the cost of traditional cell sites and extend the national mobile communication coverage from 83% to 95% – greatly accelerating local economic development whiles improving people’s livelihoods. The project…

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