Unified Access Service Licence

NCA Opens Public Consultation on Unified Service Licence

The NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY (NCA) intends to invite Applications from existing mobile network operators registered under the Ghana Companies Act, 1963, Act 179 for the grant of a Unified Service Licence to provide services including fixed telephony, broadband and other value added services.


Accordingly, in pursuance of its mandate under Section 27 of the Electronic Communications Act, 2008, Act 775 and Section 4.1 of the National Telecommunications Policy 2005 (NTP‟05), the Authority hereby invites views and comments from Licensed Communication Service Providers, Consumers of communication services and the General Public on the appropriateness and award process which can be accessed on the Authority’s website, www.nca.org.gh.
The public consultation begins with immediate effect and shall expire on 8th  December, 2014.


All responses/comments should be electronically sent as e-mail attachments, in Microsoft Word format to uaslconsultation@nca.org.gh.


All respondents are requested to complete a response cover sheet (annexed A). The cover sheet can be also downloaded on the Authority’s website, www.nca.org.gh.
In furtherance of transparency and openness, the Authority shall consider all responses as non-confidential; accordingly all submissions shall be published on our website on receipt.


The Authority hereby invites comments and views on the Eligibility Criteria, Scope and Conditions of the Licence, and Award Process outlined in this document. Highlights of the modalities are presented in the main document.

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