Rancard Solution tops all software companies
5/4/2012 9:01:23 AM -
Accra, May 04, GNA - Rancard Solution, a software company, topped the list of highly competitive nominees to emerge as winner for Software Company of the Year at the just ended 2nd Annual Ghana Telecom Awards held in Accra.
Organized by Mobile World, it was under the theme, 'Celebrating Innovation and Excellence in Ghana Telecom Industry' attracted more than 200 top delegates from Ghana and the international scene.
The awards open to Telecom Mobile Operators, ICT organizations, MVNOs and banks, aims at recognizing the efforts of those making a positive impact in the ICT/Telecom industry in Ghana.
Founded in 2001 by Kofi Dadzie and Ehizogie Binitie, Rancard Solutions is a privately held, profitable software company focused on delivering software and services to businesses and organizations who intend to deliver services and content to mobile users.
In 2007 Rancard launched the rancardmobility.com platform as a high performance mobile service delivery platform (HPSDP) enabling service providers and mobile operators deliver services and applications to mobile users, reliably, quickly and cost effectively.
Rancard's growing portfolio of clients include: BBC World Service, Google, VOA, ESPN, IROKO and connectivity with major mobile network operators Millicom, Vodafone, Zain, MTN, and Orange across a number of countries in Africa and the Middle East reaching more than 250 million mobile subscribers.
Although very young, the 2nd Ghana Telecom Awards has quickly developed a reputation for being the largest and most prestigious gathering of stakeholders in the Telecommunications and ICT industries in Ghana.
Kofi Dadzie, the Managing Director of Rancard Solutions, expressed his appreciation for the award, saying 'we are very pleased to accept this award. It's a strong indication we're making strides in the right path'.
The awards rounded up the two-day telecom summit which was held on the theme 'Consolidating the Growth in the ICT Industry,', and was sponsored by Helios Tower Ghana and ATC Tower Ghana Limited
Last year Rancard Solutions was shortlisted for the prestigious African Awards for Entrepreneurship 2011 Awards.
The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship recognizes and rewards business leaders who serve as role models to Africa's aspiring entrepreneurs and who demonstrate business excellence, innovation, and profitability.
'We are very pleased to be short-listed for the semi-final round of the African Awards' said Kofi Dadzie, MD and co-founder of Rancard Solutions.
'This has been a source of motivation for the Rancard team for all the hard work in 2011, which included new business deals from around the world and innovative software developed to improve mobile penetration in Africa. '
The African awards for Entrepreneurship by Legatum received more than 3,300 applications from 48 African countries. Rancard Solutions made it onto the list of top 15 semi-finalist companies representing 11 countries in Africa and 12 industry sectors.