Mobile operator MTN Ghana has launched TurboNet, a plug and play 4G internet router that comes with a high-powered external antenna and data SIM in order to deliver high-speed internet in MTN 4G locations, reports Ghanaweb.com. Speaking at the official launch, MTN Ghana CEO Selorm Adadevoh claimed: ‘People want to access high speed data in their homes, offices, shops even if they currently do not have access to fixed broadband connectivity at their location. Ensuring that we meet these customers at the point of their need is paramount to us as an enabler.’
George Andah, Deputy Minister of Communications, welcomed the launch, which is part of the operator’s ongoing USD160 million network upgrade programme. ‘In the 21st century broadband has become a critical infrastructure prerequisite as ICT bares considerable impact in the creation of the information society. Broadband adoption is serving as the foundation for economic growth, job creation, global competitiveness and a better way of life,’ he said.