KNUST Engineering Students at NCA on Field Trip


KNUST Engineering Students at NCA on Field Trip

On Friday, 24th March, 2017 the National Communications Authority (NCA) hosted third year students of the Engineering Department from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) on an educational tour. The main aim of the visit was to expose students to hands-on practical knowledge and experience in the telecommunications industry.


A Cross section of the students during the visit

Mr. Charles Amoah-Wilson, acting Head of the Human Resource Division of the Authority led other representatives from other divisions in the Authority to welcome the students. He encouraged the students to give off best in their studies as this will pave the way for their entry into the telecommunications Industry. He said, “The NCA provides equal opportunities and puts great effort into developing professionals for its regulatory activities.”


Ag. Head of the HR Division, Mr. Charles Wilson welcoming the students.

During the visit, there were presentations from Mr. Timothy Ashong, a Deputy Manager with the Engineering Division and Mr. Kofi Ntim Yeboah Kordieh, a Deputy Manager with the Regulatory Administration Division. They took the students through Spectrum Management, Numbering Management, Mobile Number Portability, and licensing amongst others.


Mr. Kofi Ntim Y. K. delivering his presentation to the students

Mr. Ashong, elaborated on the value of spectrum since it is very important in the communication industry. He lectured them of the benefit and services derived from efficient spectrum management in our everyday lives.


Mr. Ashong delivering his presentation to the students

To assess students’ understanding of the presentations, students were taken through a quick quiz. Students who were able to answer the questions correctly were presented with branded NCA memorabilia such as mugs, towels and books.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is a public university established in Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana. It is also the largest university in the Kumasi Metropolis and Ashanti Region.

Issued by the National Communications Authority,

NCA Tower,

No. 6 Airport City, Accra.

Tel: (0)30 – 2776621/2771701 or 050-145-1522/3.

E-mail: info@localhost

Date – Friday, 24th March, 2017

Editor’s Note

About NCA

The National Communications Authority, (NCA), was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 524 in December 1996, which has been repealed and replaced by the National Communications Authority Act,  2008 (Act 769). The Authority is the statutory body mandated to license and to regulate electronic communication activities and services in the country.