Ghana’s National Communications Authority(NCA) approves Starlink launch

Ghana’s NCA Approves Starlink Launch

The approval follows the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation’s policy endorsement of Ghana’s Satellite Licensing Framework. The NCA has been proactively licensing satellite telecom providers to mitigate internet disruptions.

As of the first quarter of 2023, Ghana had 22.6 million mobile internet subscribers, a penetration rate of 70.8%, and about 105,800 fixed internet subscribers, reflecting the nation’s expanding connectivity.