ICON360 Company Ghana Limited (“ICON360” or “the Company”) is a subsidiary of ICON Systems USA, an Illinois based company specializing in Information Technology, financial services, management consulting and Agro processing. ICON Systems USA has been in business for nearly fifteen years and has major clients such as AT&T, Nicor Gas solutions, Comcast and many others by sourcing and equipping them with IT and consulting services.
ICON360 commenced operations in Ghana as an external company in 2016. Subsequently, the Company was incorporated in Ghana in accordance with the Companies Act (ACT 763), 1963 in September 2017, as a limited liability company.
The main objective of the company is to leverage on its rich experience in the USA to deliver business services in the following areas of telecommunications:
Project design and implementation;
Project management services; and
Provision of business solutions to its specific clients.
ICON360 was co-founded by Kwaku Oware Baning and Charles Ofori-Kuragu (“the Founders”). They formed ICON360 after having gained a rich experience and track record in the telecommunications and IT consulting in USA.
Since ICON360’s commencement of operations in 2016, the technical team has successfully delivered telecommunications and ancillary solutions to various public and private sector clients. ICON360 is currently working with Ghana Highways Authority in establishing a world class IT services for its operations.
In 2017, ICON360 secured a mandate from the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic and Telecommunications (“GIFEC”), an agency of the Ministry for Communications (“MoC”), and Scancom PLC Limited, operators of the MTN mobile network in Ghana (“MTN”), to develop and install up to 500 mobile telephony cell sites in rural areas of Ghana under the Government’s initiative to improve the quality of mobile telephony across Ghana.
ICON360 plans to implement the Project in phases with the first phase being the development of the first 200 cell sites, approved by MTN, per the terms of the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) executed between MTN, GIFEC, and ICON360.