Innovative Wireless Data Network Solutions
Our Vision: Dominant
in Africa providing locally assembled wireless
scale POS/Payment systems/telemetry
networks and on-line educational resources for
Strategy: Innovate solutions using
deep local knowledge, Train high skilled local
Partner with Racom - experienced wireless equipment
manufacturer - to deliver on local equipment
assembly and wide area network deployment,
Lead open source development of Javelin for
on-line educational resources for schools,
Free installation of Javelin in primary and
Build a profitable data telecommunication
business through innovation rooted in local
knowledge, honesty, diligence, professionalism,
and a can-do-it spirit; enable schools in
Africa benefit from our success through a
clearly beneficial social responsibility
program for on-line access to educational
Our History: Arrow Network
Systems, Ltd. is a limited liability company
incorporated in Ghana in November, 2000.
Arrow is owned by local Ghanaian
technicians and entrepreneurs and their Czech
Republican counterparts. Arrow was duly
registered as a foreign direct investor in
Ghana by the Ghana Free Zones Board in
January, 2001, when it managed to attract
direct foreign investor participation to achieve its
goals and objectives.
Arrow is duly registered and recognized by the
National Communications Authority of Ghana as
a Data Network Provider and granted licensed
wireless spectrum for the provision of private
data networks for its clients.
The National Communications Authority and
the Ghana Standards Board have both duly
registered and permitted Arrow to assemble
wireless modem devices locally.
objectives of Arrow include the provision of Wireless
Narrowband/low cost private data networks for point-of-sale
payment systems/telemetry applications, and the provision of
Wireless Broadband connections for remote branch
connectivity. In partnership with
we have also set up an assembling facility in Ghana to make
and distribute key wireless wide area network equipment,
including modems (with integrated routers) and antennas.
Arrow is also in direct
partnership with local institutions like the Takoradi
Technical Institute in Ghana for the local fabrication of
antennas, modem housing and cabinets.
direct access to
offer highly competitive pricing and the highest possible
professionalism and expertise in building wireless wide area
networks for both Narrowband and Broadband. It is also
our objective to build high-speed national backbone links to
enable the provision of private and independent data
networks in all parts of the country,
and export these skills and technologies to other parts of
Africa, beginning with our ECOWAS neighbors.
Responsibility Programs: These
include providing Javelin to schools for
free, paying school fees poor children in
the communities where we install our
wireless repeaters, providing free Internet
access for schools, providing reading
materials for schools, facilitating used computer donations to schools,
providing play kits for schools and
organizing reading clubs for children.
and only private company to build
independent nation-wide wireless data
backbone in Ghana.
Javelin honored as Laureate at Tech Museum
of Innovation 2006, San Jose,
California, USA, as technology benefiting
Selected as local partners in Ghana for
on-line tracking of NASA's GOES-N
launch in May, 2005.
Selected as partners with University of
California, Berkeley, for deployment of
Long Distance WiFi technology in Technology
Infrastructure for Emerging