The country’s second-largest telecommunications operator, AirtelTigo has held a stakeholders’ dinner to celebrate its first anniversary with a commitment to creating a clear customer experience in the industry and better the lives of Ghanaians through the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
Themed ‘Thank You’, the stakeholders’ dinner was well attended by government officials, distribution partners, technology partners, vendors, financial inclusion and information communications technology partners, employees, media and other dignitaries at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.
Highlighting the new chapter of AirtelTigo, the Chief Executive Officer of AirtelTigo Mrs Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, said: “Now that we have a wider network coverage and faster internet speeds, we will continue to introduce first-in-market affordable solutions that are sure to delight our customers.”
She explained that both AirtelTigo Money and AirtelTigo business brands will come to the fore, providing relevant and reliable solutions to customers and businesses, adding that: “You can also expect a lot more activity and focus on our role as transformation agents in the communities in which we operate. Investment in our people and network will also remain key.”
She applauded the Ministries of Communications, Finance, National Communications Authority, Bank of Ghana and other stakeholders for believing in the company’s ambition to do something that has never been done in the history of the Ghanaian telecommunications industry.
The Honorable Deputy Minister of Communications, Vincent Sowah Odotei, who read a speech on behalf of the Minister, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful as a guest of honour congratulated AirtelTigo for its key milestone.
“I am happy to note that through the collective efforts of the Ministry of Communications, the Ministry of Finance and the National Communications Authority and erstwhile Airtel and Tigo the journey of unifying and consolidating the two companies and networks is now complete.”
He disclosed that the Minister is happy that many more of our people in our rural communities can equally enjoy the improved network services and the many benefits that the AirtelTigo one big network presents. “I would like to reiterate the value of quality telecommunications access and service to Ghana’s development agenda which makes AirtelTigo’s network integration and upgrade exercise a welcoming project indeed,” he told the stakeholders.