London-based Telecommunications company, ONEm Communications, is proud to announce that Tigo Ghana will be the next Mobile Operator to launch ONEm’s SuperSMS network giving users access to a growing ecosystem of interactive SMS based services.
As the pioneering Mobile Operator to offer the ONEm services in Ghana, Tigo is establishing itself as an innovative forward-thinking operator when it comes to their consumer offerings. Following the merge between Tigo and Airtel Ghana over 10 million people which is almost 50% of Ghanaians will have immediate access to a range of intelligent and interactive SMS based services that were never before available over SMS and voice.
Currently live in East Africa and the Middle East, ONEm is relentlessly working to close the digital divide ensuring nobody is left behind. ONEm SuperSMS network gives access, on any mobile, to modern communications with internet-like group chat and provides access to a myriad of interactive services for social communications, education, entertainment and self-help business tools.
ONEm’s multilingual platform enables millions of people to interact with audio and text services in many different languages including French and Arabic. For example, by texting #France24 to the platform code, users are able to read and listen to the latest news stories in their own language. Furthermore, people can send a message in their language and the recipient can receive in a different language.
”Ghana is a progressive African nation with great potential, as evidenced by their technology programs; Ghana Space Science and Technology Centre, Innovations and HOPE City and Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine. We see many applications where SuperSMS can be used to bridge the gap between 33% of the people without data while providing a better and more suitable use the existing SMS and Voice infrastructure for those with data.” – Christopher Richardson, CEO of ONEm.
About Tigo Ghana
Millicom Ghana Limited (Tigo) is a mobile telecommunication services provider, which was established in Ghana in 1991, as one of the subsidiaries of Millicom International Cellular SA (NASDAQ: MICC) based in Luxembourg. MIC has 13 operations in emerging markets of Africa and Latin America.
ONEm is an ecosystem of services that empower users to enjoy access to a continually growing number of interactive content and application services that work on any type of mobile without requiring data or WiFi. The service is already deployed and working with growing number of mobile operators providing new and innovative experiences for their users.
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