Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, operators of telecommunications have expressed worry at the rate of which damages are causing the telecommunication work
The service providers have make life easier and better for users of the various networks.
They have talked about it for sometime but has not yielded the expected outcome.
They have therefore decided to embark on nationwide sensitization program to bring out the the negative impact these damages have on their work.
Speaking at the one day regional sensitization workshop at Cape Coast on the theme “Collaborating To Safeguard Communications Infrastructure”, the CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, Mr Kenneth Ashigbey cried that, damages caused them are too much.
He revealed, this include stealing of cables and destruction of their lines by roads and highway authority, electricity and water companies.
Mr Kenneth Ashigbey added, they are all providing services to the people and ones work should not destroy the infrastructure of the other.
According to him, when this is not checked the quality of calls will be compromised.
He stated that, it is important to collaborate with all social services for smooth running of their operations.
The central regional minister, Hon Kwamena Duncan also added his voice and uttered, consultation should be made before laying cables.
The minister also said any available piece of land has a purpose for which is to be used.
“The collaboration and coordination is missing and that have accounted for the problem”, he stated
Going forward, Hon. Ministers said, our lives and daily activities depend on the services rendered to us, that is water, electricity, road network and our phones which we cannot do away with.
The minister ended by saying, these components come together to make us whole and for that matter every effort should be made to protect each one’s property.
Source: Agyei Kwaku Mensah/bestnewsghana.com
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