Telecom Industry We will review industry laws by end of 2017 - Ursula

The Minister of Communication Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful who said the new law will resolve confusion among telcos.

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The Ministry of Communication has said that it will review the law governing the telecommunication industry.

The Minister of Communication Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful said this in an interview with Accra-based Citi FM. She said the new law will resolve confusion among telcos.

Mrs Owusu Ekuful said the new regulation will ensure there is fairness in the industry for all stakeholders.

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“We have policies in the past which drove the issuance of licenses to all manner of people for specific services which has brought a bit of regulatory confusion in this area and we are working towards clarifying that.”

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Ursula Owusu-Ekuful


“I’m sure by the end of this year we should see our way clear towards encouraging industry to also take up the various technologies available so that Ghanaians can get the best experience,” she added.

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On a 5G network for the country, the minister said her ministry will work tirelessly to ensure Ghanaians enjoy 5G network within the shortest possible time.

“The developed countries are talking about internet of things, they are talking about connected devices as well as 5G and we don’t want to be left out of it, we want to be on the forefront of it on the African continent. So we will do whatever we can to facilitate the process we will do that for the industry.”

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