Business News of Sunday, 15 April 2018Source: Graphic.com.ghEastern Corridor Fibre Optic Network Extension handed over to GhanaDanish Ambassador to Ghana Issah Yahaya and some other officials witnessed the handing over ceremonyDenmark has provisionally handed over the Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Network Extension Project to the Ministry of Communications, which will be managed by the National Information Technology Agency (NITA). The 165 kilometres, which connects the Eastern Corridor Optic Fibre from Ho to Accra, was financed with a grant of € 3,795, 017 from the Danish Government. The Ho – Accra Fibre Optic Extension Project was executed by Nokia – Alcatel-Lucent Denmark in partnership with a local subcontractor – Kenpon Constructions Company Limited. She said the Eastern Fibre connects 120 communities along the route; and that major towns like Kpando, Jasikan, Nkwanta, Bimbila, Yendi, Gushegu were all connected through that. The whole of the Eastern Fibre Optic Project cost the Government € 38 million with a loan facility from the Government of Denmark.
Source: GhanaWeb April 15, 2018 18:45 UTC