Tecno hailed for quality, price
By Nana Appiah Acquaye, Accra, Ghana
Tecno Mobile Zone handsets, now highly popular in Ghana, have been named Phone of the Year at the Ghana Telecom Awards.
The Tecno brand has gained the confidence of the end user and has over the past year saturated the Ghanaian mobile phone handset market.
At the 2nd Ghana Telecom Awards night, organised by Mobile World Magazine, Tecno phones triumphed over phone giants like Samsung, Nokia and Blackberry.
In an exclusive interview with BiztechAfrica in Accra, the Advertising, Event and Promotions Manager of Tecno Mobile Zone, dealers in Tecno handsets in Ghana, Rev. JK Asante, said the Tecno brand won the award on merit.
He said the Ghanaian public had, over the years, grown to appreciate and love the Tecno handset. This, he said, was because Tecno phones are designed to be simple to use, with user-friendly applications like Skype, Twitter and facebook.
“Tecno Phones are very affordable and high quality, that’s why you find many Ghanaians using its handset across the country,” he said.
“If you like, conduct a survey now and you will be surprised to find out that majority of handsets in use by most Ghanaians are Tecno phones.”
“Based on this, network operators like Airtel and MTN are collaborating with us to provide quality yet affordable handset for the mobile market in Ghana,” he added.
Pastor Asante noted that through its innovativeness Tecno Mobile Zone was the first company to introduced a dual SIM Phone onto the Ghanaian mobile market , later following it with 3 and 4 SIM handset phones hence given the user more convenience and comfort to switch easily to any network of subscribers choice.
He told Biztechafrica that currently, Tecno phones has four customer care and service centres in the four commercial cities in Ghana: Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi and Tamale. For the other six regions, he pointed out that Tecno Mobile Zone has accredited agents to cater for the needs of their customers there.
He said Tecno Phones believed the award would motivate the company to go to greater lengths to satisfy the needs of the Ghanaian mobile users. Among its next moves will be to introduce Android smart phones to the market in the following month.