It’s said that the biggest fear one has it that of public peaking. For me, my biggest fear is not having cellular service, and not being able to connect while on the go.
So, how does one connect while in Ghana
Some quick tips to staying connected while on the go:
Postal services can be unreliable within Ghana itself but international post, at least to and from Accra is reasonably reliable (approx 2 weeks either way to the UK for example).Mobile phone penetration is very good with over 25 million registered numbers and has good coverage even in remote areas.Essential for visitors to obtain a [cheap]new phone[from such as Freddies Corner ,5 locations incl.
Tema,from ghc30] and a local SIM card from any of the 6 providers [Vodafone, MTN,GLO, Expresso,Airtel and Tigo].Phone cr sellers are everywhere and will top up for you.For laptops use USB sticks[ pay around 50 cedis for a stick with a 2GB allowance). With a recent ICT boom in the country’s urban areas, you’re never too far away from an internet cafe where one hour of internet access should cost GH?0.50 to GH?1.00. Many hotels also boast broadband access via wireless hotspots.
Other tips on staying connected while in Ghana? Please add your comments and tips.