Tigo Ghana wins more prizes at 2016 Ghana Information Technology & Telecoms Awards

Tigo Ghana has won four highly prized awards at the 6th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards.

The ceremony which was held on May 21 saw the country’s leading digital lifestyle brand walks home with ‘Brand of the Year’’, ‘Innovative Product of the Year’ for Big 6, ‘Social Impact Award’ for its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility project Shelter 4 Education and the CEO, Roshi Motman, was acknowledged as ‘Outstanding Woman in Technology’.

It was a historic moment for the company.

Commenting on events leading to the company’s success at the ceremony, Chief Executive Officer of Tigo Ghana, Roshi Motman, said “2015 was a fantastic year for the business. We invested millions of dollars in various within the business to ensure continued growth, long-term sustainability, and customer satisfaction.”

The excited Motman said, “The strongest component of any company is its people, so I thank every member of my senior leadership team and the wider team for their consistent output and go-getting attitude.”

Touching on her ‘Outstanding Woman in Technology’ award, Motman was appreciative for the recognition.

“It’s a real honor to be recognized this way. It is my hope that in the very near future a lot more women will venture into this industry to make a real positive and meaningful difference in the sector. Women have a lot to offer in the telecoms and technology space, and I’m very privileged to have done that,” she said.

Tigo has for some time now undertaken numerous investments aimed improving its network quality and customer experience.

The company’s marketing campaigns such as ‘Drop that Yam’, and ‘Yensor nkoaa’ have been a phenomenal success.

The overall brand experience has caused customers to react positively to the new, vibrant Tigo brand.


Big 6, the winning Innovative Product of the Year, gave unrivaled value to prepaid customers through various data, streaming music, talk time and bonus packages.

Again, Shelter 4 Education was recognized for the tremendous impact it has had in communities across the country where schools were built, renovated and equipped with learning material.

The far-reaching efforts of the project have garnered enormous support from government stakeholders, opinion leaders, and other corporate bodies.

The Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards, which took place at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra on Saturday 21st May is Ghana’s premier platform for celebrating top performers within the industry.

The awards seek to recognize excellence in the ICT industry by rewarding distinction in product development, service delivery, and innovation.

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