South Africa's MTN opens USD 35mn centre in Ghana.

By bne IntelliNews April 4, 2011
South African mobile operator MTN has opened a USD 35mn switch centre in Ghana's second largest city of Kumasi, Ghana Business News reported. Ghana is the third of the 21 countries where MTN operates to host such a facility, Ibrahim Misto, General Manger of Operations in-charge of the MTN Ghana, was quoted as saying. The switch site houses different telecommunication equipment to effectively manage calls between subscribers and transmissions for managing fiber optic network for faster and better network quality, the news portal said. MTN Ghana reported a 9% rise in subscribers last year to 8.72mn at the end of December 2010.

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