The National Communications Authority (NCA) of Ghana has approved the application of Space X Starlink GH LTD, operators of Starlink Satellite Broadband, to offer Satellite Broadband Services in Ghana. 

The approval of the application follows the policy approval of the Satellite Licensing Framework in Ghana by the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation.

The NCA has been taking proactive measures to mitigate internet service disruptions, namely licensing satellite telecom service providers.

According to the latest available statistics from the NCA, Ghana boasted 22.6m subscribers to mobile internet services, with a penetration rate of 70.8% in the first quarter of 2023. Additionally, there were approximately 105,800 subscribers to fixed internet services, highlighting the nation’s growing connectivity landscape.

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