Tigo Ghana thrills subscribers with Tigo Festival Train
TELECOMSNana Appiah, Accra, Ghana | Sept. 7, 2012, 10:25 a.m.
BY Nana Appiah Acquaye, Accra, Ghana
Tigo Ghana continues to thrill its subscribers with fun events. This year Tigo joined the Chief and people of Amasaman, a suburb of Accra, to celebrate this year’s Homowo festival - a traditional festivity meant to hoot at hunger.
The Tigo festival train, which was entering the area for the very first time, provided the townsfolk an exciting cocktail of fanfare and music from celebrated and crowd-pulling musicians including, C-Zar, Adane Best, Grace Ashy, 5 five and the incomparable Gasmilla.
Stating Tigo’s motivation for joining the people of Amasaman to celebrate this year’s festival, the Head of Marketing at Tigo Ghana, Tenu Awoonor, reiterated that Tigo is committed to sharing in the passion of its subscribers and being part of activities through which they express themselves, and noted how Tigo has always been looking at innovative ways to enrich the lives of its customers and the citizenry at large, hence the Tigo Festival Train.
The Festival Train also presented an opportunity for the people to request for songs for their family and loved ones. The Chief of the area, Nii Amasa Osieku, and his elders graced the occasion to deliver their solidarity messages to the people and the country.
The hugely popular Tigo Festival train is another channel used by the premier telecommunications services provider to enrich festivals that are celebrated by various people across Ghana.
Ghanaian Pop star C-Zar was simply fantastic and had the large crowd of revelers singing and dancing well into the night. Adane Best took his turn next and did not disappoint, as he wowed fans with his melodious tunes. However, the night belonged to the ‘King of Azonto’, Gasmilla, who sent the crowd into a wild frenzy with his performance.
MORE TELECOMS NEWS
Airtel Kenya formally introduces the new Chairman of the BoardAirtel has formally introduced the new Chairman of the Board to management and staff of Airtel Kenya. Read More
Vodacom Business Nigeria expands to Ibadan, KanoVodacom Business Nigeria has announced the opening of new offices in Ibadan and Kano as part of the company's expansion plans. Read More
Glo gets govt recognition for investment, job creationNigeria’s national operator, Globacom has been listed as one of the top One Hundred Firms in Nigeria for the 2014 fiscal year. Read More
Airtel Rwanda partners with TechWomen on mentorshipAirtel Rwanda has kicked off a two-week mentorship programme in partnership with TechWomen Rwanda, an organisation that aims to encourage more women in Rwanda to take on careers in the fields of Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics. Read More
Orange Business Services appoints new Vice President, AfricaOrange Business Services, the Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, has announced the appointment of Giorgio Heiman as Vice President of Africa, effective this month. Read More
Kenya govt gives go-ahead for security networkThe Government of Kenya has signed a landmark agreement with Safaricom for the roll out of a first-of-its-kind National Surveillance, Communication and Control System. Read More
Econet-Ericsson in new network dealEricsson has announced that it has been selected as the sole supplier by Zimbabwe's largest provider of telecommunications services, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, for the company’s Core network upgrade programme. Read More
TNM courts trouble with investment prospects in ISPTNM, one of Malawi's two mobile telecommunication services providers, has courted trouble with its announcement of plans to invest in the provision of ‘generic’ Internet Service Provider (ISP) operations. Read More
Tigo deploys overhead fibre in GhanaTigo Ghana has embarked on an overhead fibre project in some parts of the country in a bid to reduce damage to its cables. Read More
Bharti Airtel appoints Dr. Titus Naikuni as Chairman, Airtel KenyaBharti Airtel has announced the appointment of Dr. Titus Naikuni as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airtel Kenya. Read More
FEATURED STORYGSMA: half a billion mobile subscribers in SSA by 2020
The number of unique mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will pass the half billion mark in 2020, says a new GSMA report.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHAfrica lags on digital migration
Only three African countries have so far completed the digital migration process, and serious issues are hampering the migration in other nations.
COMPANY NEWSLeading through volatility in Africa
For the businesses that are prepared to face the storm and manage the volatility afflicting the continent, there are still huge rewards to be had from doing business ...