The National Communication Authority (NCA) has announced its intentions to inspect products of manufacturers and importers of telecommunication gadgets and issue certification before distributing the said products to consumers.
The Authority claims that radiation harmful to human beings had been detected during tests of some telecommunication gadgets such as television sets, mobile phones and laptops.
Therefore, the NCA has advised the Government of Ghana to strengthen inspections at the borders to control the importation of uncertified devices in the country.
The NCA gave the directive during a public consultation workshop for stakeholders and consumers of various telecommunications services on Draft Quality of Service (QoS) Regulations, 2019.
The draft QoS regulation is intended to create conditions for the satisfaction of customers of various telecommunications services by making known the quality of service obligations that the service providers are required to meet.
The workshop was also to help educate and explain the technical issues in the draft regulations to ensure that relevant queries from participants were properly addressed to get inputs from all stakeholders for consideration.
Joe Anokye, the Director General of the NCA said the regulations would help consumers to measure the quality of service provided by service providers from time to time.
The regulations also serve to progress the process and performance of interconnected networks and to enable the NCA to implement a Quality of Service framework.