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Monday, 17 August, 2015

Chief Directors Complete E-Learning Courses on Government of Ghana Learning Management System

Mr. William Tevie, Director General of National Information Technology has received the 2015 ICT Industry Personality Award at the 5th Ghana Telecom Awards held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra on Friday, May 22, 2015.  This year’s event was on the theme, “Celebrating Excellence in the ICT Industry.”  

Monday, 18 May, 2015

President John Dramani Mahama yesterday inaugurated the Eastern Corridor Fiber Optic Backbone Infrastructure Project at Ho in the Volta Region.

 Wednesday, 19 March, 2015

Government today launched and started the implementation of an E-Cabinet platform, effectively eliminated the manual distribution of cabinet documents and embracing technology in the conduct of cabinet business.

President John Dramani Mahama, in his remarks to launch the E-Cabinet Platform, said its introduction would not only enhance the efficiency of cabinet and ministers but also allow for the real time dissemination of information on developing agenda and documents. 

As part of the e-Government Network Infrastructure being deployed by NITA and Huawei Technologies (GH) S.A. Ltd.,  all exiting 30 WiMAX BTSs installed accross the nation has been successfully upgraded to 4G LTE Base Station, to serve as the last mile solution. Subsiquently all new network connections being installed on an incremental bases of 30 Base Stations in 2014 to 2015 to cover all Districts in the Country.

See below the regional distribution of the WiMAX - LTE Upgrade

As clearly specified in Act 771, which established the National Information Technology Agency, the governing body of the Agency is a Board of Directors appointed by the President of the Republic of Ghana in accordance with article 70 of the 1992 Constitution. The Board is supposed to ensure that the functions of the Agency are performed properly and effectively.

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