[Ghana] Tigo to launch SuperSMS network with London-based telco, ONEm Communications
Tigo Ghana will be the next mobile operator to launch its SuperSMS network in partnership with Onem Communications, a London-based telco. The newly launched network will be providing access to what it is being largely describes as “a growing ecosystem of interactive SMS-based services.”
With a statement released by ONEm highlighting the fact that the merger between Tigo and Airtel Ghana, which was announced earlier this year and now sees the company cover 80% of Ghana’s population, giving the company a potential market of over 10 million people, users that will have access to SMS-based services that ONEm says were not previously available over SMS and voice.
ONEm is currently active in East Africa and the Middle East, and says the SuperSMS network offers a user access, via any mobile, to communication services with internet-like group chat and other interactive services for social communication, audio and text services, as well as self-help tools.