(Ecofin Agency) - Vodafone Ghana should offer its 4G services in April 2019. Indeed, according to Citi Business News, the operator is finalising the integration of this mobile technology into its network. Once completed, it will be able to join MTN on the mobile high-speed internet.
MTN acquired the 4G licence in 2015 for $67.5 million. Vodafone, which should be a fierce competitor, spent $30 million after many negotiations for the same licence four years after the first auction of the related spectrums.
At Vodafone Ghana, the new adventure will be steered by Patricia Obo-Nai. She will officially become Vodafone Ghana’s CEO on April 1, 2019, replacing Yolanda Cuba (who has completed her 3-year mandate and will return to Vodacom group in South Africa).
Patricia Obo-Nai will first have to decide whether part of the operator’s equity should be listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). Her predecessor was strongly against the listing indicating that the government already had 30% of Vodafone Ghana.