By El-Amisty Nobo
The most trusted Telecommunication Network in Ghana [MTN], has been declared as the fastest mobile network, best coverage network, as well as the best mobile network based on Ookla’s Speedtest Data [Independent Global Network Intelligence Company] from Q1-Q2, 2019.
Founded in 2006, Ookla has become the definitive way to test mobile and broadband network intelligence, testing applications and technology. The company provides invaluable insights into the performance, quality and accessibility of networks worldwide through speed tests.
An unparalleled total of more than twenty  billion tests have been taken with Speedtest.
Speaking on the award, Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Mr. Selorm Adadevoh said the achievement will drive them on:
“Winning this award from the industry’s leading source of insights into global fixed broadband and mobile performance data is really heartwarming.
“We are motivated and energized to continue the best practices that delivered this success”.
Chief Technical Officer of MTN Ghana – Thomas Motlepa also shared his views:
“We are excited about the three awards received in the first quarter of 2019. This affirms our commitment, drive and concerted efforts of achieving our vision of leading the delivery of a bold new digital world.”
“We will continue to explore more digital tools and technologies that will help us gauge and provide an unbiased measurement of our network performance as we strive to deliver a positive customer experience on the MTN Network”, he said.
As a company that recognizes the importance of network improvement and improved customer services, MTN Ghana in 2019 committed $160m dollars to further upgrade existing networks and improve network performance and experience.
Since the launch of MTN 4G+ service, coverage has been extended to over 1600 sites across the country. The company was the first to launch 3G, 4G and 4G+ on mobile in the Ghana.
In June 2019, the company officially launched its super high-speed plug and play internet router, the MTN TurboNet. The router has since its pilot and launch received positive reviews by industry watchers and customers.
MTN subscribers are able to experience fantastic speeds delivered by its 3G, 4G and 4G+ Networks across the country and also for them to make intelligent decisions about the full understanding of the networks in their specific areas of use.
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