By WFN Strategies

WFN Strategies (WFNS) is pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership with MTN Ghana to provide System Technical Requirements for the Offshore Broadband Project.    These requirements will ensure that the system meets users’ needs and expectations, and that the system can be successfully implemented, operated and maintained over a long, useful life.

“WFN Strategies (WFNS) is confident that available technology can provide a solution that will serve each user and the system operator,” said Guy Arnos, WFNS’s Director of Technology.  “Using several successful system designs as a starting point, WFNS is prepared to consider a wide variety of options and recommend the option that best suits the needs of all users.”

“As Ghana becomes a major oil producing nation, the country will need both the infrastructure and expertise for data and voice services as well as Industry specific added value applications and services”, said Mazen Mroue, MTN's Director of Business Solutions. “MTN intends to build and operate an Offshore Broadband Network specifically for the Petroleum Industry in Ghana including the Oil Companies, their supply industry, Engineering and Construction Companies, R & D Institutions and Governmental Authorities”.

About WFN Strategies

WFN Strategies is a leading supplier of consultancy services for telecoms to the oil & gas industry worldwide. They serve the oil & gas sector including upstream, downstream and oil service companies. They work with many of the world's leading energy companies to achieve value and high performance. Their clients receive reliable, cost-effective, quality advice based on proven methodologies, efficient tools, and stable architecture.  For more information, please visit www.wfnstrategies.com.

About MTN Ghana

MTN Ghana is part of the MTN Group, a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 21 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

MTN Ghana is the market leader in the increasingly competitive mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay Monthly and Pay As You Go Services. MTN Ghana has committed itself to delivering a wealth of experience and innovation in the telecommunications industry and seeks to further enrich Ghana’s telecommunications market. MTN Ghana increased its subscribers to 8.7 million as at June 2010. For more information, please visit www.mtn.com.