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2020

First Telcom to be listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange

2020

MTN adjudged Ghana’s number one company for two years running.

2020

The company with the largest number of Shareholders in Ghana

2020

The first company in the world to use Mobile Money to buy shares

2019

First Operator to launch 4G plus

2016

First mobile operator to offer 4G services and only provider with 4G services available in all regions in Ghana

2015

First company to achieve the 15 million subscriber milestone

2013

Leading tax payer and adjudged the Best Tax payer in Ghana in 2013 and 2014, 2017, 2018 and Platinum Award in 2019.

2011

First mobile operator in Ghana to record 10 million subscribers

2010

First indigenous African company to sponsor the World Cup 2010 (MTN Group)

2010

First to build an ultra-modern switch and data center

2009

First in Africa to introduce Blade Cluster Technology

2009

First to introduce 3G commercial service

2009

First to launch Mobile Money

2008

First telco in Ghana to launch dynamic tariffing (MTN Zone)

2008

First to launch Blackberry service

2007

First telco to set up a Foundation in Ghana

2006

First to launch fixed mobile (FWAP)

2006

First to provide telecommunications coverage in all 10 regions and district capitals in Ghana

2005

First to launch electronic recharge

2004

First to launch EDGE in Ghana

2004

First to launch GPRS in Ghana

1998

Spacefon launched the first prepaid service and christened it SNAP

1997

First to introduce itemized billing

1996

First to introduce GSM technology in Ghana (with attendant enhanced services like caller ID, call waiting, forwarding, holding, barring and transfer, SMS and conference calls)