A 45-megabite high speed internet bandwidth at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in Kumasi is to be established by Vodafone Ghana. The facility is to help improve Information and Communalisation Technology (ICT) connectivity and enhance research work, teaching and learning, especially the distance education, tele-medicine and video conferencing.
David Venn, Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana, mentioned that if proved successful, ICT facilities would be replicated in other tertiary institutions in the country. Professor William Otoo Ellis, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University, thanked Vodafone. He mentioned that the establishment of the facility would help the University to improve on academic work, especially the distance learning programme.