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Citi News Update: The new AirtelTigo

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Tigo, Airtel to outdoor new brand name today

Tigo and Airtel will today officially unveil the name and logo of the new entity following the merger of the two companies. The announcement comes weeks after the official approval by the National Communications Authority (NCA). Citi Business News understands that today’s announcement will also culminate in the human resource plan for the new entity which involves skills assessment of staff ...

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Tigo, Airtel staff climax breast bancer month

Employees of the newly merged Airtel and Tigo in the last Friday of October marked the climax of this year’s Breast Cancer awareness month with a sea of Pink dress-code in solidarity with Breast Cancer survivors. The headquarters of both entities were vibrant and alive as employees created awareness on Breast Cancer Awareness month which was climaxed with a buffet ...

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Airtel, Tigo Merger: Workers anxious of losing key positions

Citi Business News has gathered that some workers of Airtel and Tigo, are voluntarily leaving the merged entity after the regulator; the National Communications Authority(NCA), approved the merger. On October 13, 2017, the Managing Director of Tigo, Roshi Motman, was named as the new CEO of  the merged  entity, following the resignation of the MD of Airtel, Lucy Quist Even though ...

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Airtel’s MD Lucy Quist resigns ahead of Tigo merger

Citi Business News can confirm that the Managing Director of Airtel, Ms Lucy Quist has resigned. It unclear where Ms Quist, who has been at the helm of affairs since 2014, will be heading to. There were earlier reports that Tigo’s current MD, Ms. Roshi Motman, is likely to be named as the MD of the new entity to be ...

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NCA approves Airtel, Tigo merger

The National Communications Authority has given approval for the merger between Bharti Ghana Limited (Airtel) and Millicom Ghana Limited (Tigo), to proceed subject to some conditions. A statement from the NCA and copied to Citi Business News,  indicated that the merger will result in an entity which will be the second largest mobile network operations in the country. The merger, which was ...

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Airtel, Coderdojo trains La Wireless school kids on coding

Airtel Ghana has reaffirmed its commitment and drive to demystify the study of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with a coding session to teach pupils of La Wireless Cluster of Schools and its environs the principles of coding and how they can be applied to help solve problems in the society. Airtel Ghana collaborated with Coderdojo, a global network ...

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Airtel, Tigo sign agreement to seal merger

Telecom operators, Airtel Ghana and Tigo, have signed an agreement to seal their merger. The two companies, Millicom International Cellular SA [Tigo], and Bharti Airtel, commenced talks in 2016, but finalized it in 2017. Per the agreement, Millicom and Airtel would have equal ownership and governance rights in the combined entity. The combined business is expected to serve nearly 10 ...

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Airtel beefs up Evolve with STEM project

Airtel Ghana, the Smartphone Network has introduced the ‘Connected Classroom’ project to encourage collaborative learning in schools with active STEM Clubs under its Evolve with STEM initiative. Powered by the company’s superior data services, ‘STEM Clubbers’ from three schools – the La Wireless, Abossey Okai and Mataheko Roman Catholic Schools were connected via Skype to co-create, exchange ideas, knowledge and ...

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Airtel Money secures ISO certification

Airtel Money, the most innovative and convenient mobile financial platform in Ghana has secured the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification to make the service the most secured for mobile financial services. The ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is the ultimate information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC) which covers all the information systems, processes, infrastructure, ...

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