Today in Accra, Ghana’s capital city, A4AI will host our first-ever in-country forum. The meeting will unite around 50 diverse players such as policy makers, technology pioneers, civil society groups, campaigners and researchers. Attendees will share insights and hammer out a new, long-term national plan designed to empower Ghana to slash broadband costs via lasting policy change and technological innovation.
Participants include Dr Edward Kofi Omane Boamah, Ghana’s Honourable Minister of Communications, Estelle Akofio Sowah, Head of Google in Ghana; Kwaku Saakyi Addo, Chief Executive Officer at Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications; a number of leading Ghanaian academics and researchers; senior representatives from all the key operators in Ghana; and civil society members.
Based on the principles of consultation and open dialogue, we hope that this meeting will plant the seeds of long-term change in Ghana. We’re delighted to have been invited by the Government of Ghana, and are determined to play our part in ensuring that affordable broadband and universal access become a reality for all Ghanaians.
For more information, you can read a full press release on today’s gathering by clicking here.
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