TiGO allocates U$100 million to replace stolen propertyFrom RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana
ACCARA, (CAJ News) – TIGO, the Ghanaian mobile telecommunications operator, is investing
US$100 million to upgrade its network amid rampant damage and theft of infrastructure.
TiGo Chief Technical and Information Officer, Ron Reddick, made the announcement to journalists saying his company would invest to replace the stolen cables and batteries in order to give customers a reliable and stable network.
Reddick said the $100 million cash injection would improve the quality of service as well as increasing and optimize network performance and coverage throughout the country.
He said TiGo would embark on installing a new total of 275 cell sites nationwide covering the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Western regions.
“We are reinforcing our security measures to safeguard all our properties in our cell sites,” Reddick
Rampant infrastructure damage by vandals has cost TiGo significantly.
This has left more than 900 batteries stolen from TiGo cell sites nationwide between last year and the first six months of the current year.
TiGo is the fifth biggest operator in the West African country
– CAJ News
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