MTN Gospel musician Anita Afriyie sues Telco

According to management, the telecommunication giant has been using Anita Afriyie’s song as caller-ring tone and on MTN play for more than a year without any notification and subsequent permission from the team.

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Dankay Records, management of gospel musician, Anita Afriyie has sued Scancom Ghana Limited, operators of MTN over copyright issues.

According to management, the telecommunication giant has been using Anita Afriyie’s song as caller-ring tone and on MTN play for more than a year without any notification and subsequent permission from the team.

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Anita Afriyie with a smile

 

Speaking to Pulse.com.gh, Daniel Osei Kwabena (Dankay) said management upon knowing that their work was being used without their consent wrote to MTN but did not get a reply.

“MTN has been using my artiste’s ‘Adehye Mogya’ as call back tone and on MTNplay.com.gh without any permission. My lawyer wrote to them, their seemingly unconcerned posture made us take this action,” he said.

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A copy of the writ

According to Dankay, MTN has been served the writ and is expected to respond in eight days.

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