Sign in
Download Opera News App

national communications authority

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

IMANI Africa Criticizes Gov’t Decision To Block Calls And Data Service On Unregistered SIM Cards

Policy think tank IMANI Africa has criticized the government for announcing it will roll out a number of punitive measures against persons who are yet to re-register their SIM cards ahead of the deadline which is the end of this month. The SIM Card re-registration exercise is scheduled to end this month September 30 after the initial July 31 deadline was extended for two months.

  5 months ago ago
IMANI Africa Criticizes Gov’t Decision To Block Calls And Data Service On Unregistered SIM Cards

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

My SIM Was Blocked For Two Days Before I Called Operators To Register Me - Mahama Reveals

Former president of the Republic of Ghana, His excellency John Dramani Mahama has revealed that his SIM card was blocked by the National Communications Authority for two days before he unblocked it. Speaking today on TV3's Ghana tonight's program, John Dramani Mahama revealed that when the National Communications Authority rolled out the punitive measures against those who have not or refused to register their sim cards, those social media has named as the stubborn academy, he was affected too.

  4 months ago ago
My SIM Was Blocked For Two Days Before I Called Operators To Register Me - Mahama Reveals

SOCIETY

Blocking of SIM Cards: Ghanaians do not have the sense of urgency - Kamal-Deen Abdulai

While a class or group of Ghanaians is taking a strong action against the NCA and other entities involved in blocking their SIM Card, after successfully completing their registration, some political leaders are however, blaming some Ghanaians for failing to participate in the process, leading to the alleged blocking of their chips.

  4 months ago ago
Blocking of SIM Cards: Ghanaians do not have the sense of urgency - Kamal-Deen Abdulai

SOCIETY

“ Do Not Wait ”; NCA Warns Persons Yet To Undertake SIM Registration

“Do not wait! !”, the National Communications Authority (NCA) has warned persons yet to undertake the SIM card registration exercise ahead of the deadline in July this year. The NCA has advised subscribers to register their SIM cards to stay connected. On July 31, 2022, the NCA noted that all SIMs including Data ones which haven’t been registered will be disconnected.

  8 months ago ago
“ Do Not Wait ”; NCA Warns Persons Yet To Undertake SIM Registration

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

SIM card registration does not require a voter ID.

The voter ID card will not be accepted for SIM card registration, according to the National Communications Authority. The NCA stated in a statement that it has not given mobile network operators and broadband wireless access providers any such instructions. "In the current SIM registration exercise, there is currently no medium for voter ID registration; the Ghana Card stays the main ID."

  3 months ago ago
SIM card registration does not require a voter ID.

SOCIETY

You Can Use Your Ghana Card To Register At Most 10 SIM Cards Personally- Kwame Gyan Reveals

The re-registration of SIM Cards with Ghana card has began for sometime now and a lot of Ghanaians are asking question. Kwame Gyan, the Deputy Director of Consumer and Corporate Affairs Division at National Communications Authority (Ghana) was on Kessben FM to answer questions Ghanaians have concerning the re-registration of the Sim cards.

  1 year ago ago
You Can Use Your Ghana Card To Register At Most 10 SIM Cards Personally- Kwame Gyan Reveals

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Re-registration of SIM Card; Mistrust Between NIA, TELCOS On Database.

Mr.John Kwao Dawson, Lecturer, Sunyani Technical University has said that,there has been series of whines by governments on fraudulent activities embarked on by unscrupulous citizens using Subscriber Identification Module (SIM Cards). He said this has necessitated actions to curb these activities since it dents the image and also the perception of investors about the country.

  1 year ago ago
Re-registration of SIM Card; Mistrust Between NIA, TELCOS On Database.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Sim Users Who Have Completed Stage 1 But Not Stage 2 Will Be Blocked By October Ending - NCA

From the end of October 2022, all SIM cards that have been linked to Ghana cards and have finished Stage 1 registration but not Stage 2 registration of biometrically confirming users will be blocked. Instead, it is extending a temporary moratorium until the end of October to motivate people to finish the procedure.

  3 months ago ago
Sim Users Who Have Completed Stage 1 But Not Stage 2 Will Be Blocked By October Ending - NCA

SOCIETY

My Recent Arrest Was Not Because Of Fraud But … – Nana Agradaa Drops Secret

The owner of satellite television channel Thunder TV, Patience Asiedua, popularly known as Nana Agradaa has made it clear to the general public that her arrest in 2019 was not because of fraud. According to her, she was arrested after the channel her TV station was found to be operating illegally without a license.

  9 months ago ago
My Recent Arrest Was Not Because Of Fraud But … – Nana Agradaa Drops Secret

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

7000 Online Petitioners Demand A Productive Framework For SIM Card Re-Registration

Over 7000 online petitioners with the Concerned Mobile Network Subscribers (CMNS) have called on all Ghanaians to join in their campaign to enforce productivity within the re-registration of SIM Cards in Ghana. According to the CMNS and petitioners, there are no specific laws that make it possible for the National Communications Authority (NCA) and the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to embark on a Sim Card re-registration exercise.

  1 year ago ago
7000 Online Petitioners Demand A Productive Framework For SIM Card Re-Registration

ECONOMY-FINANCE

NCA Debunks Reports Of Blocking Sale Of Vodafone Ghana To Telecel

Reports that the National Communications Authority (NCA) had prevented the sale of Vodafone Ghana to Telecel Group have been refuted. It said that it had just assessed the procedure and had come to the conclusion that it did not "meet the regulatory threshold for approval to be granted."

  6 months ago ago
NCA Debunks Reports Of Blocking Sale Of Vodafone Ghana To Telecel

SOCIETY

Extend the deadline for re-registering SIM cards until the end of the year — NIA to the government

The National Identification Authority (NIA), has urged the government to extend the SIM card re-registration exercise to the end of the year. According to the Director of Administration at the NIA, Cecilia Erzuah, there is too much pressure on Ghanaians due to the short period for the exercise.

  11 months ago ago
Extend the deadline for re-registering SIM cards until the end of the year — NIA to the government

SOCIETY

No sim card registration deadline extension- communication ministry.

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the minister of communications and digitization, has hinted that the deadline for SIM card registration won't be extended further. The Minister advised Ghanaians and everyone else who hasn't registered their SIM cards to take advantage of the current opportunity before it expires on July 31, 2022.

  6 months ago ago
No sim card registration deadline extension- communication ministry.

JUSTICE

Are You A Lawyer? : Netizens React As Paul Adom Otchere Unravels His Latest Editorial

Paul Adom Otchere is a Ghanaian broadcast journalist and the host of Good Evening Ghana. He served as a board member of the National Communications Authority before he was appointed as chairperson of the board of Ghana Airports Company Limited. On Tuesday 2nd August 2022, Paul Adom made an editorial on various topical issues affecting the country.

  6 months ago ago
Are You A Lawyer? : Netizens React As Paul Adom Otchere Unravels His Latest Editorial

SOCIETY

Do You Know Over 7 Million SIM Cards Have Successfully Re-registered According to NCA

This article is not made for promotion or advertisement for business or a products but rather to enlighten you on the number of people who have re-registered their SIM Cards with Ghana Cards. Re-registration exercise started on 1st of October, 2021 which will be ending on March 31st, 2022, but National Communication Authority have extended the ending date for all Ghanaians to be able to re-register their SIM Cards.

  10 months ago ago
Do You Know Over 7 Million SIM Cards Have Successfully Re-registered According to NCA

POLITICS

Two Members Of Parliament Have Reacted To The NCA's Threat To Block Unregistered SIM Cards

Honorable Sam Nartey George, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, and Honorable Ras Mubarak, the Former NDC Member of Parliament for Kumbungu, have reacted to order by the National Communications Authority (NCA), that SIM cards that are not registered will be blocked.

  11 months ago ago
Two Members Of Parliament Have Reacted To The NCA's Threat To Block Unregistered SIM Cards

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Neither NCA nor telcos can block your SIM, don’t bother to register – Ras Mubarak

Ras Mubarak, a former Member of Parliament for Kumbungu, has indicated that the National Communications Authority (NCA) and telecommunication companies cannot disable SIM cards if the owners refuse to re-register. According to him, the NCA's re-registration program has no legal basis. He then urged Ghanaians not to waste their time waiting in lines to re-register their SIM cards.

  11 months ago ago
Neither NCA nor telcos can block your SIM, don’t bother to register – Ras Mubarak

SOCIETY

It is sad to see the endless queues at SIM re-registration centers–Sam George

Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George has alerted the National Communications Authority and the Ministry of Communications to find ways that can help better the SIM re-registration scheme. He said, “It is sad, pathetic and heartbreaking to see the endless queues during productive working hours, and at the time the Omicron Covid-19 variant is spreading in communities.”

  1 year ago ago
It is sad to see the endless queues at SIM re-registration centers–Sam George

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

The National Communications Authority has extended the deadline for registering SIM cards to July 31

The deadline for SIM card registration has been extended by the National Communications Authority (NCA) from March 31 to July 31, 2022. The NCA stated in a statement that updating the SIM Registration App for diplomat registration will take extra time. Simultaneously, a Self-Service SIM Registration App was being created to make SIM card registration easier for Ghanaians living overseas.

  10 months ago ago
The National Communications Authority has extended the deadline for registering SIM cards to July 31

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

NCA announces measures to ease congestion at SIM card re-registration centres

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has announced traffic congestion reduction measures marking the ongoing re-registration of SIM cards across the country. In a Jan. 6 statement by the NCA, the agency acknowledged the challenges looming over the process, including long queues and congestion at mobile operator customer service centers (MNOs).

  1 year ago ago
NCA announces measures to ease congestion at SIM card re-registration centres