Project ID: 1738

Chinese Government dispatches engineers to help establish mobile telecommunications network

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Ghana

Sector

Communications (Code: 220)

Flow type

Free-standing technical assistance

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2006

Description

In 2006, the Chinese Government sent a chartered jet filled with engineers to build a mobile telecommunications network in Ghana for Millicom. This deployment was apparently undertaken in support of China Mobile Communications Corporation’s acquisition of Millicom International Cellular (MIC), which operated in Ghana under the brand name ‘Tigo’.

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Ghana [Government Agency]