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Jumia Rwanda closes Market Place to focus on food but plans relaunch

Published 17 Jan 2018 09:39 CET | Rwanda

Jumia Rwanda has closed its online shopping platform Jumia Market Place to concentrate on its fast-growing online food delivery platform, New Times reported. Jumia Market ...

MTN Rwanda to start USD 20 mln upgrade to improve connectivity

Published 16 Jan 2018 09:09 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda says its subscribers will soon start enjoying enhanced and more efficient connectivity, thanks to ongoing network upgrade, reports New Times. The operator has ...

MTN Rwanda signs deal with Vanu to increase connectivity in rural areas

Published 09 Jan 2018 11:30 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda and Vanu Networks have signed a partnership deal to extend the MTN network, New Times reported. The agreement extend GSM services, including voice and data, to ...

Rwandan fixed telephone users surge by 45% in Q3

Published 09 Jan 2018 10:50 CET | Rwanda

The number of fixed telephone subscriptions surged by 44.9 percent over the third quarter of 2017 to 12,645 from 6,960 in the second quarter, according to the latest ...

MTN Rwanda, Amasezerano Bank sign mobile banking agreement

Published 04 Jan 2018 10:17 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda and Amasezerano Community Bank have signed an agreement to boost mobile banking. The bank's customers will be able to deposit or withdraw money on their mobile ...

Rwandan mobile phone subscriptions rise 0.4% to 8.7 mln in November

Published 04 Jan 2018 09:51 CET | Rwanda

The number of mobile phone subscriptions in Rwanda rose by 0.4 percent to 8.70 million in November from 8.67 million the previous month, the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory ...

Bharti Airtel to acquire Millicom's operations in Rwanda

Published 19 Dec 2017 09:02 CET | Rwanda

Bharti Airtel has agreed to acquire Tigo Rwanda from Millicom. The acquisition will consolidate the Rwandan telecom market and position Airtel as a strong number two, after ...

Airtel Rwanda launches new affordable data packs

Published 13 Dec 2017 08:53 CET | Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda has launched new affordable data packs as part of efforts aimed at deepening internet uptake and digital inclusion, New Times reported. The new daily pack goes ...

MTN Rwanda projects FY revenue to grow to RWF 90 bln

Published 08 Dec 2017 10:25 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda is projecting revenues upwards of RWF 90 billion in 2017, New Times reported. This would put it among the highest earning firms in the country. In 2016, the firm ...

Tigo Rwanda runs draw for payments by Tigo Cash at Engen fuel stations in Kigali

Published 07 Dec 2017 10:34 CET | Rwanda

Tigo Rwanda and petroleum products company Engen have announced a month-long promotion that will give three motorcyclists and one car driver who pay for their fuel using Tigo ...

Equity Bank launches Eazzy Banking mobile services in Rwanda

Published 04 Dec 2017 10:46 CET | Rwanda

Equity Bank has introduced a range of mobile and e-ticketing services in Rwanda, reports New Times. The Eazzy Banking suite of products include the EazzyBanking app, which is ...

MTN Rwanda inks payment deal with Yego Moto

Published 04 Dec 2017 08:03 CET | Rwanda

Launched in 2016, the MTN tap&pay technology allows mobile money subscribers to make transactions using their mobile phones. According to Norman Munyampundu, the MTN Rwanda ...

MTN Rwanda slashes out-of-bundle data charges

Published 30 Nov 2017 11:23 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has reduced out-of-bundle data charges to RWF 10 per MB from RWF 56 previously, New Times reported. MTN Rwanda CEO Bart Hofker, told the paper that the new tariffs ...

MTN Rwanda enables parking fee payments in Kigali via mobile money

Published 20 Nov 2017 11:30 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda and Kigali Veterans Cooperatives Society (KVCS) have signed a deal to enable motorists in Kigali pay their parking fees using the MTN mobile money service. KVCS is ...

Tigo Rwanda adds 68,555 subscribers in October

Published 17 Nov 2017 11:09 CET | Rwanda

Tigo Rwanda added some 68,555 new subscribers in October, bringing the number of subscribers from 3.39 million in September to 3.45 million in October. Due to these gains in ...

Tigo sponsors Rwanda Open golf tournament

Published 14 Nov 2017 15:26 CET | Rwanda

Tigo Rwanda has announced its sponsorship of the 2017 Rwanda Open golf tournament taking place 15-18 November. The Rwanda Golf Open, which is organized annually, is expected ...

MTN Rwanda launches 'Let's go cashless' campaign

Published 09 Nov 2017 16:43 CET | Rwanda

According to Munyampundu, MTN Mobile Money transfer service has seen a steady positive growth since its inception eight years ago. The service was introduced as a way of ...

Tigo Rwanda launches Isanzure packs and Africa Packs

Published 09 Nov 2017 11:31 CET | Rwanda

Tigo Rwanda has announced the launch of  'Isanzure Packs' and 'Africa Packs'. Along with Imirongo Yose, this is part of its 'Tigo Yanjye' scheme, which means 'My Tigo' and ...

Inmarsat develops global IoT network with JT Group

Published 08 Nov 2017 14:15 CET | Rwanda

Inmarsat has signed a new strategic partnership with international telecom provider JT Group (formerly Jersey Telecom) to deliver connectivity for the Internet of Things ...

MTN Rwanda ties up with Cogebanque for mobile money transfers

Published 30 Oct 2017 10:40 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has tied up with Cogebanque to enable MTN Mobile Money subscribers to deposit and withdraw money electronically using their mobile devices through the telecom ...

Rwanda mobile subscriptions rise slightly to 8.59 mln in September

Published 26 Oct 2017 11:22 CET | Rwanda

The number of active mobile phone subscribers rose marginally to 8.59 million in September from 8.58 million in August, according to the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority ...

Tigo Rwanda launches Imirongo Yose packages for calls to any network

Published 19 Oct 2017 13:12 CET | Rwanda

Tigo Rwanda has announced the launch of Imirongo Yose, which are all-network packs that allow Tigo customers to call other mobile networks in Rwanda at the same price as ...

Tigo Rwanda launches digital changemakers competition 2017

Published 16 Oct 2017 13:21 CET | Rwanda

Tigo Rwanda, in partnership with non-profit organisation Reach for Change, has launched its annual competition, the Tigo Digital Changemakers Award. It aims to identify and ...

Tigo Rwanda powers Live2Lead 2017 Simulcast

Published 11 Oct 2017 14:44 CET | Rwanda

Tigo Rwanda, in partnership with Solutions Africa, says it supported the simulcast of Live2Lead on 06 October. The Live2Lead 2017 is an annual leadership training ...

MTN Rwanda launches MTN Internet Irekure

Published 06 Oct 2017 12:38 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has announced the introduction of MTN Internet Irekure, a tailored internet prepaid pack that gives "more for the same". The already popular Irekure concept for ...

 




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