The leading telecommunication giant in Ghana,MTN has so far created about 650,000 jobs as part of it’s contribution to the economic transformation of the country.
The company also paid Ghc 3..1 billion in the form of taxes and other financial commitments to governmental agencies.
Mr.Selorm Adadevih,the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of MTN-Ghana who made the disclosure at 2022 edition of annual Editor’s and stakeholders forum in Kumasi,said they were also committed to investing $1 billion into their network improvement by 2025.Mr Adadevoh explained that the move aimed at strengthening the Company’s digital infrastructure development agenda.
The CEO said “MTN is positioned to lead digital solutions for Africa’s progress.At the heart of our ambition is driving digital and financial inclusion to enhance the quality of lives of Ghanaians”.
The CEO however,lamented that frequent fibre cuts and stealing of their cell sites cables were affecting the company’s efforts in network improvement.Mr.Selorm Adadevoh therefore appeals to all Ghanaians, especially the media to continue to create awareness about the effect of fiber cuts so as to help stop the practice.
He advised developers and contractors to always alert the company to relocate their cables before destroying them.
On SIM cards re- registration exercise,MTN’s CEO encourages all Ghanaians who have not yet registered to do so before the 31st July,2022 deadline.
He told the Editors that “I will personally terminate your numbers if you don’t register your SIM cards”.
He revealed that so far 40 percent of their subscribers have been captured biometrically while 60% have also linked their numbers and yet to go through their biometric capturing process.Story by TNTnewspapergh.com