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Fake website fools Equifax staff

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Credit rating firm Equifax has apologised after it mistakenly directed some customers to an imposter website via its Twitter page. The firm recently disclosed a data breach affecting more than 143 million people, and set up a new website to share information with customers. But it mistakenly tweeted the wrong …

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Microsoft confirms Outlook issues


Microsoft has confirmed that some users of its email service Outlook are unable to send email or access their accounts. Hundreds from around Europe have commented on the website Downdetector that they have been affected by the problem – many since Monday morning. One common issue seems to be that …

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MTN seeks collaboration with Ghana insurance firms


The CEO of MTN Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Twum Asante, says the telecommunications giant is ready to partner with insurance companies to leverage technological innovations that will boost the growth of the insurance industry in Ghana. Mr. Twum Asante said this when he gave a speech as guest speaker at the …

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Quick look: Apple’s iPhone X will stand for ‘exclusive’


Today’s iPhone launch, coming a full decade after the release of the original iPhone, will feature a device quite similar to Apple’s first ever smartphone. The newest iPhone, whose name has already leaked out as iPhone X, will be like the original in that it will be higher in price …

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MTN Ghana launches 7th internet festival


Telecommunications giant, MTN Ghana has launched the 7th edition of its annual Internet Festival dubbed iFest at the Mall in Accra. The aim of the festival is to highlight the enormous benefits the internet provides to consumers and businesses across the country. The month-long event which is on the theme:  …

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Broadband the foundation for cloud services in Southern Africa


Huawei South Africa has urged ICT policy makers to consider broadband connectivity not just for internet access, but as an enabler of cloud services which will leapfrog digitisation of Southern African economies. Huawei is attending the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ICT Ministers Meeting, taking place at Zimbali outside Durban. …

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GIFFEC to extend mobile telephone services to 50 communities


The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFFEC) has begun the extension of mobile telephony services to over 50 under-served communities in the Assin South District of the Central Region. The ultimate objective of the extension is to achieve 100% mobile telephone coverage throughout the entire Assin South District to …

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Cellphone in schools proposal gets mixed response


The issue of cellphones in the classroom that the Minister for Basic Education Unity Dow is proposing has been received by many with a cocktail of sentiments. Dow who was speaking at a Botswana Sectors of Educators’ Teachers Union (BOSETU) conference recently when she proposed that there was need to …

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Minister challenges Mobile Network Operators to improve QoS


Ghana’s Minister of Communication, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has challenged mobile network operators in the country to up their game by improving the delivery of quality of service as a way of giving customers value for money. Speaking on the theme ‘Moving from Service Quality to Service Excellence’ at the Maiden Stakeholders’ …

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