MTN Ghana appoints New Chief Technical Officer

Accra, Nov. 30, GNA – The Management of MTN Ghana, has appointed Mr Thomas Motlepa as the Chief Technical Officer with the responsibility of managing MTN Ghana’s network, establishing and implementing its technology vision and strategies.

Mr Motlepa has vast experience in Technology, Networks, Project Management and Information System.

He has over 17 years working experience, having worked in various capacities as a telecommunications engineer with MTN, the largest Network in Africa and the Middle East.

A statement issued in Accra by Mr Sam Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Friday, said prior to the appointment, Mr. Motlepa held various management positions in four MTN operating countries –Zambia, Iran, Cameroon and Nigeria.

He had also served as Chief Technical Officer, General Manager Planning, Senior Manager Planning spanning -Network Operations, Network Access, Network Planning and Optimization.

Prior to joining MTN, Mr Motlepa worked with Ericsson SA, Telkom SA and SABC.

The statement said through his career, Mr. Motlepa has also chalked several successes, some of which include the deployment of 2100km of fibre in one year, maintaining No 1 Network in NPS since 2014, leading the team to attain some firsts which include First in the MTN Group to comply with the P10 concept and another first in testing the 4.5G in Zambia.

The statement said in Iran and Cameroon, Thomas was instrumental in the implementation of Managed Services and within three years put in place a switching capacity to support 50 million subscribers and HLR capacity to support 80 million subscribers, a major and significant achievement.

It said he also worked to achieve a full integration of Msc Blade Cluster and high density BSC in Yaounde.


Source: GNA Story (
Published: 2018-11-30 18:08:23
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