MTN Reacts to Government’s Plan to Dismantle Monopoly in Ghana’s Telecom Sector

MTN Ghana says it's yet to receive a formal notification from the Regulators

MTN Reacts to Government’s Plan to Dismantle Monopoly in Ghana’s Telecom Sector

MTN Ghana says it has noted media reports concerning an impending move by the National Communications Authority (NCA) to implement specific policies to ensure a level-playing field for all network operators within the telecommunications industry.

The Telco giant however said, it was yet to receive the formal notification from the government on how these new set of policies would be operationalised.

In a press release by the CEO of the company, Selorm Adedevoh said “MTN Ghana respects the NCA’s purview to regulate the telecommunication sector in Ghana based on legislation and best practices.

“However, MTN Ghana has not yet received the formal notification from the regulator and awaits this to assess the details.”


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He said until the company is officially communicated to, it will refrain from making any public statements or comments on the matter.

Mr Adadevoh reassured their shareholders and customers on MTN Ghana’s commitment to continue delivering market leading services.

"We would like to reassure our cherished shareholders and customers that our commitment to the delivery of a bold new digital world in Ghana remains intact and they can count on our continued investment in infrastructure and innovative products and services,"

He reiterated that “MTN Ghana is focused on providing the enabling technology to support Ghana’s digital economy and drive productivity, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

The MTN Ghana CEO added that the company will “remain an ethical business committed to its regulatory obligations while striving to deliver on its belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life.”