21 February 2014

Ghana: Accra Mall Gets Free Wi-Fi Service

Accra — BLU Telecommunications, Ghana's 4G operator, has installed a high speed free Wi-Fi service at the Accra Mall ahead of the official launch scheduled for next Wednesday.

According to officials of the company, this is the first that the mall and its surroundings enjoy such a service.

“Visitors to Ghana's biggest mall are now able to enjoy fast, free internet access at the click of a button - and it's proving extremely popular with 1 000s signing in to use the service daily,” the Chief Commercial Officer of Blu Telecommunications, Tara Squire, said.

Squire noted that there had been positive feedback for the on the service, and that was a sign that Ghanaians were ready for the experience.

The Chief Operating Officer of Blu, Ekow Thomson also stated,” As we prepare to launch our 4G service, we are keen to give Ghanaians a taste of the sort of speeds they will be able to enjoy once they sign up with our service.”

He encouraged Ghanaians to visit the Blu stand at the Silverbird Cinema in Accra Mall to find out more about the company and its services.

4G LTE broadband is up to 10 times faster than 3G, which is what most Ghanaians are used to.

Blu is a wholly Ghanaian owned and managed 4G telecoms company utilizing the latest 4G technology to ensure Ghanaians have superior broadband experience.

The company's goal is to bring fast, reliable and affordable quadruple play services to both enterprise and residential customers.

Services will include data, voice, video and mobility.

The company has also hinted it would distribute bandwidth on its 4G network on wholesale, apart from service individual end users.

It would launch its own SIM card with ‘025' numbers and issue 4G complaint devices like modems, Mi-Fi and others when it launches.

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