Rlg Group of Companies Limited started in Ghana with the incorporation of ROGAMS LINK now Rlg Communications (Ghana) Limited, as the leading Ghanaian computer and handset manufacturing company. The company is the first indigenous African company to assemble laptops, desktops and mobile phones and offer ICT training in computer and phone repairs. The Accra-based company is modeled to generate mass, high-skilled employment for thousands of African youth and meet the rising demand for computers and other ICT devices.
Besides the product range, Rlg is also engaged in capacity building and training programmes in collaboration with Ghana's Ministry of Youth and Sports through the Ghana Youth Employment Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) at the Rlg Institute of Technology. Under the programme, Rlg has successfully trained over 30,000 youth in mobile phone servicing, repairs, assembling, sales and service delivery, computer programming, hardware, software and entrepreneurship. Another 30,000 are currently being trained in the application of ICT in mobile telephony. These trainings are undertaken at more than 46 centres established in Ghana alone. Similar training centres have been established in Nigeria and the Gambia.
Rlg seeks to develop best quality technology in the electronic products they assemble in Ghana and elsewhere, and to deliver quality and value to their customers, clients and other stakeholders. The company holds an Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) partnership status with Microsoft.
Rlg Group of Companies Limited has affiliates and offices in Ghana, China, Nigeria, Dubai, Kenya, South Africa, Angola, Rwanda and the Gambia with far advanced plans to expand into the entire West Africa market and subsequently to the rest of the continent.
The Group Products ranges from low end, mid end to the high end. These are mobile phones, desktops, laptops with our latest being the Uhuru tablet which is a laptop and tablet combined, ear piece, and other accessories.
Rlg has won a number of awards and recognitions. It is currently ranked 1st on the List of Top 100 Companies in Ghana, known as the Ghana Club 100. It was additionally adjudged the Fastest Growing Company in Ghana and the Leader in Ghana ICT Sector for 2011 by the Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC).
The company's Founder and CEO, Roland Agambire was adjudged Ghana's Marketing Man of the Year 2011 by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) and one of his products, Rlg Phones, were also named Product of the Year 2011. He had previously been awarded by ECOWAS, The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry and many others.
Mr Agambire is currently the 2nd Most Respected CEO in Ghana and Rlg, the 3rd Most Respected Company in Ghana, according to the global audit and accounting firm, PriceWaterHouse Coopers & the Business & Financial Times newspaper.
Rlg is a proud member of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Ghana Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI ) and corporate member of the Institute of Public Relations, Ghana (IPR).
Rlg Communications Group started operation in Ghana in 2002, first as a small internet cafe and later a mobile phone repair and sales outlet known as Roagam Links. In 2006, the company was rebranded under the name Rlg Communications Limited, then as a subsidiary of the Agams Group of Companies Limited (now Agams Holdings Limited) as a limited liability.
In 2012, the company became a separate entity from the Agams Holdings Limited to form the Rlg Group of Companies with its subsidiaries being Rlg Communications Ghana Limited, Rlg Institute of Technology Limited, The Rlg Foundation, Rlg Security Services Limited, Rlg Communications JLT (Rlg Dubai), Rlg Communications PYT (Rlg South Africa), Rlg Communications Nigeria Limited, Rlg Communications Kenya Limited, Rlg Communications China Limited, Rlg Communications Rwanda Limited, Rlg Communications Gambia Limited and counting.
Over the years the company has evolved to become key entity in the ICT industry and is on its way to becoming a global ICT gaint.