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A Study of the Non-Technical Aspects of Fibre Optic Technology Application to Internet Service Delivery by Vodafone Ghana

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- Enablers
- Trends

- Internet Access, Affordability And Use

Author(s): Kofi Gyan Poakwa

This study was designed to investigate the phenomenon of Technological Change in the Ghanaian telecommunication sector and the Non-Technical aspects of the application of fibre optic to internet delivery. The implications of the new technology on social, cultural and educational facets of the people as deployed by Vodafone Ghana were the crust of this study. The major findings were that Fiber Optic Technology has immense advantages over other media and has been diffused into Ghana with an 80% backbone from Accra to Bolgatanga touching all the regional capitals. The adoption of the technology had some benefits in terms of educational, that is providing excellent resources for quality studies, social, that is helping to bridge the rural urban gap and cultural, that is giving the people a sense of a common identity.


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West Africa,

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