Airtel And Tigo In Talks For Super Merger To Take On MTN’s Hegemony

Roshi Motman-Tigo Ghana CEO

Two of the biggest telecom companies in the country are reportedly in talks over a super merger that hope would challenge the hegemony of MTN Ghana.

The South African based telecom operator is undoubtedly the largest in the nation and all others are forced to be ‘the rest’ – and these two it seems are tired of that and want to bring some real competition to the market.

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Lifestyle-THE BIG QUESTION: Which Telecom Company In Ghana Is A BIG MESS?

What a good topic to kick start the new GC’s Lifestyle column-THE BIG QUESTION…
I am yet to meet a Ghanaian who has not been ripped off by one of the many telecommunication companies in Ghana in a way of bad/poor service.
One basic expectation of any consumer is to get his/her money worth. However, when it comes to our part of the world, no matter how much of a demand you make, you are still likely to be given less value for your hard earned cash.
A sector which champions this disproportionate relationship between what they offer and what consumers pay is telecommunication. Most of the networks in Ghana are a mess…
You do not have to be with them to know how poor they are with their services. Their customers will easily give you the vibe from their facial expressions and unending complaints.
If the phone of every person you try to reach is not SWITCHED OFF, then all the people you are calling are busy on their phones.

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