Rlg Communications

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Rlg Communications Co. Ltd.
Private ownership
IndustryConsumer Electronics
Training and Education
Social Development
ICT
Technology Solutions
Founded2001
FounderRoland Agambire
HeadquartersDubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE
Number of locations
Area served
Worldwide, Africa particularly
Key people
Roland Agambire (CEO)
Alex Lu (Global Head)
ProductsMobile Phones and Laptops, Tablets, Managed Services, Electronic Gadgets
RevenueIncrease US$ 1.7 billion (2015)
Number of employees
2,500 (2015)[1]
DivisionsRlg Institute of Technology
Rlg Security
Websitewww.rlgglobal.com

Rlg Communications is a Ghanaian ICT company with headquarters in Dubai-United Arab Emirates. It started with the incorporation of a company called Roagams Link Ghana Ltd now Rlg Communications (Ghana) Limited, as the leading Ghanaian computer and handset manufacturing company .[citation needed] The company is the first indigenous African company to assemble laptops, desktops and mobile phones and offer ICT training in computer and phone repairs .[citation needed] The company is modeled to generate mass, high-skilled employment for African youth and meet the rising demand for computers and other ICT devices .[citation needed]

Chairman & CEO[edit]

Mr. Roland Agambire Established Roagam Links in March 2001, then as a mobile phone repair outlet transforming later to become the pioneer indigenous ICT manufacturing, assembling and training firm in Ghana, Rlg Communications Limited now Rlg Communications (Ghana) Limited, a member of the Rlg Group of Companies Limited (Rlg Group). The Rlg Group currently has presence in China, Dubai, UAE, Nigeria, Angola, Kenya and the Gambia, South Africa, Ghana, Rwanda and still expanding.

E-commerce platform[edit]

Rlg Communications with the boom of the digital era, established an online platform to sell its own products online. The eCommerce business revenue picked up the revenue of the company with card payments and cash on delivery worldwide. At the 1st Electronic Transaction and Commerce Summit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) organized by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority - TRA, regulators of the telecom sector, Rlg Communications was awarded by the TRA for technological innovation in the African region.[2]

Partnership[edit]

Rlg Communications partners Microsoft to provide the company with the firmware for their Uhuru range of computers. The range runs on Windows 8 operating system.[3]

New project[edit]

The company started building Ghana's first technology park, Hope City, in March 2013. The city will have Africa's tallest building when completed in 2016.[4] The project which is the biggest in Ghana is estimated to cost 10 billion dollars.[5][6]

Awards[edit]

The company has won some awards for its work:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feature: Consolidating the 2012 gains, the Rlg agenda". business.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  2. ^ Boateng, Michael Ofori Amanfo. "Rlg honoured at UAE's Electronic Transaction Summit". business.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 2016-04-12.
  3. ^ "Rlg Communications launches Uhuru device". Graphic.com.gh. Retrieved March 13, 2013.
  4. ^ "An IT university will be built at HOPE CITY". VIVA Africa Multimedia. March 6, 2013. Archived from the original on 29 September 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Ghana's John Mahama launches Hope City project". BBC News Africa. 13 March 2013.
  6. ^ Mawutodzi Abissath (March 7, 2013). "Ghana's Technology City - Africa's Hope For The 21st Century". Government of Ghana. Retrieved March 13, 2013.
  7. ^ a b "Roland Agambire Voted Most Influential Ghanaian For 2012". www.ghana.gov.gh. Retrieved March 1, 2013.

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