A Good Quality Service Provision in the Network Service in Ghana: A Case Study of MTN Ghana


  •  Alhassan Bunyaminu    
  •  Fidelis Quansah    

Abstract

This study tries to investigate if MTN Ghana provides good quality service and to establish the factors that determine the service quality of mobile telecommunication as perceived by MTN customers in Ghana.

The study used both primary and secondary sources of information from the MTN (GH) Ltd employees and its customers. The primary data was mainly from the questionnaires that were administered to MTN customers and the secondary data were annual reports, brochures and manuals from the MTN (GH) Ltd offices. Purposive sampling was used to select which branch of the organization to visit for the study and stratified random sampling was used to select staffs for the study. The study used the SPSS software to run multiple Regression analysis by examining the inter-relationship between Good Quality Service (Dependent variable) and a number of explanatory (Independent) variables such as provision of efficient service, Offers wider range of service, Offers high rates of interests on premium, community mindedness, good customer retention, degree of customer relationship, Introduction of innovative products and Opportunity to complain as factors contributing to good quality service of the MTN.

The results of the analysis revealed that community minded is an independent variable that makes the highest contribution to Good Quality Service. It then identified provision of efficient service as having the highest partial correlation with Good Quality Service, so it was added in the second model, model 2 and offers wider range of service was the next significant variable, so it was added to model 3, and Introduction of innovative products was the next significant variable, so it was added to model 4 and offers high rates of interests on premium was the last significant variable, which was also added to model 5. The study recommends that the MNT (Ghana) Ltd should improvement the quality of their services, as the services provided by them is perceived by MTN customers to be poor. The study further suggests that MTN needs to provide visible supports including social and infrastructural support to communities in which they operate to serve as the strongest advertisement for the MTN Company.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1918-719X
  • ISSN(Online): 1918-7203
  • Started: 2009
  • Frequency: quarterly

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