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Business News of Monday, 2 December 2019


Social media users lash out at telcos over ridiculous internet data packages

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Ghanaians on Twitter have poured outrage over the pricey internet packages rolled out by telecommunication service providers.

Latest analysis by A4AI on mobile broadband pricing for the second quarter of 2019 shows that, the cost of mobile data for consumers in low and middle-income countries has fallen. However, the story seems to be different in Ghana.

Ghana’s telecom giant MTN launched a campaign called #mtnbundlesdontexpire to inform patrons of their non-expiry data bundle.

This campaign was met with huge backlash because Ghanaians feel telecom operators have taken them for a ride.

They have therefore launched a counter hash tag #SaveOurData to talk about internet problems in the country.

Below are some of the tweets

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