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Crystal Telecom, MTN Rwanda project 12% revenue growth in 2020

Published 01 Jul 2020 10:03 CET | Rwanda

Crystal Telecom and associate firm MTN Rwanda are projecting revenue growth in 2020 of about 12 percent, buoyed by increased Mobile Money and data use, the New Times ...

Airtel Rwanda partners with World Remit for international money transfers

Published 23 Jun 2020 10:49 CET | Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda has announced a partnership with online service WorldRemit to facilitate its customers to transfer money across the world. Airtel Money customers will be able ...

MTN Rwanda reinstates P2P transfer fees but keeps other mobile money services free

Published 23 Jun 2020 10:43 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda says it has revised its Mobile Money Person to Person (P2P) transfer fees effective 22 June. On March 18, the operator had scrapped charges for P2P transfers, ...

Motiv upgrades LTE in Yekaterinburg, Yugra, Yamal

Published 16 Jun 2020 13:59 CET | Rwanda

Russian mobile operator Motiv, trading in several regions of the Urals, said it has expanded and upgraded its LTE network in the Yekaterinburg, Yugra and Yamal-Nenets ...

Rwanda partners with ITU and Unicef to bring connectivity to all schools

Published 09 Jun 2020 14:28 CET | Rwanda

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Unicef have selected Rwanda as a test land in Africa for the Giga initiative, which aims to provide internet connectivity ...

Airtel Rwanda supports taxi-moto cashless payments to contain coronavirus

Published 02 Jun 2020 09:40 CET | Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda has announced its support for motorcycle taxis in Kigali with cashless digital payment options and brand new reflective jackets, as public transport recommences ...

MTN Rwanda expands airtime credit to data bundles

Published 28 May 2020 15:08 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda announced that MTN Ihereze, the company's pre-paid credit service that gives customers advance airtime when their balance runs low, has been upgraded to include ...

Rwandan mobile money transactions grow 450% in 4 months

Published 26 May 2020 10:20 CET | Rwanda

The value of funds transferred via mobile money grew by 450 percent between January and April to RWF 40 billion, the New Times reported citing data from Rwanda Utilities ...

Canal+ and WarnerMedia launch Cartoon Network, TNT in Rwanda

Published 20 May 2020 10:55 CET | Rwanda

The Canal+ Group and WarnerMedia said they are now offering WarnerMedia channels such as TNT and Cartoon Network on the Les Bouquets Canal+ in Rwanda, Broadcastprome reports. ...

Mango Telecom offers discounted 4G broadband bundles

Published 15 May 2020 10:38 CET | Rwanda

Mango Telecom Rwanda, a local distributor of high speed internet, is running a promotion to help customers cope with effects of Covid-19. The Mango 4G Agahebuzo Promotion ...

Airtel Rwanda launches self-service app with associate airtime commission

Published 13 May 2020 11:33 CET | Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda has launched My Airtel App, a self service channel for customers to manage their account and interact with customer support. On a single interface, customers ...

MTN Rwanda and Huawei provide financial support to motorcycle taxi drivers hit by lockdown

Published 05 May 2020 10:42 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda, Huawei Rwanda and NCBA have announced that they will support members of the Ferwacotamo Motorcycle Federation who have been adversely affected by the Covid-19 ...

MTN Rwanda launches Ayoba messaging app

Published 20 Apr 2020 09:02 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda announced the launch of 'Ayoba', an instant messaging platform that includes informative channels as well as gaming. Available from the Google Play Store, the app ...

Russian operators oppose draft 5G proposal

Published 10 Apr 2020 10:54 CET | Rwanda

Russian mobile operators disagree with some key points of the draft concept on 5G development in the country prepared by the Ministry of Communications, reports Vedomosti. A ...

KTRN donates free internet to Covid-19 centres

Published 09 Apr 2020 12:22 CET | Rwanda

KTRN said they will supply each Covid-19 facility with fast internet worth RWF 18.6 million per month and it will be provided until the pandemic loosens. The company said ...

Rwandan govt says OneWeb bankruptcy will not affect partnership

Published 08 Apr 2020 09:46 CET | Rwanda

Rwanda's minister of ICT and innovation, Paula Ingabire, said the bankruptcy of satellite internet start-up OneWeb will not affect the country, Ecofin reported. The minister ...

MTN Rwanda donates RWF 10 mln to fight covid-19

Published 31 Mar 2020 13:38 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda through its Foundation has donated RWF 10 million to the Rwanda Biomedical Centre as it works to stop the spread of the coronavirus. It is also offering free ...

Vivendi subsidiary launches Canalbox fibre services in Abidjan and Kigali

Published 19 Mar 2020 13:08 CET | Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Rwanda

GVA (Group Vivendi Africa) has further expanded the reach of its FTTH network, announcing that the Canalbox fibre service is now available in two more African cities, Abidjan ...

MTN Rwanda waives MoMo fees for 90 days, to sign up more merchants to cut Covid-19 spread

Published 19 Mar 2020 09:59 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda says it has waived its mobile money transfer fees as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of Covid 19. MTN said this will allow customers to use cashless ...

Liquid Telecom launches fibre home broadband in Kigali

Published 26 Feb 2020 11:29 CET | Rwanda

Liquid Telecom Rwanda has launched the broadband service Liquid Home to coincide with the re-branding of its retail arm Hai as Liquid Home. Liquid Home provides unlimited, ...

MTN Rwanda partners with Seamless Distribution to provide digital airtime recharges

Published 21 Feb 2020 10:19 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has signed a partnership deal with Seamless Distribution Systems to digitise its airtime top-ups. The announcement comes after MTN said it would be phasing out the ...

Rwandan govt plans to set up drones operation centre

Published 10 Feb 2020 11:10 CET | Rwanda

Rwanda says its in the process of designing a drone operation centre that will serve to develop the uptake, training and regulation of un-"manned" aerial vehicles, commonly ...

MTN Rwanda phases out sale of physical top-up vouchers

Published 05 Feb 2020 10:14 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has announced that it will phase out the sale and distribution of physical airtime vouchers as of 15 February. Airtime will only be purchased and loaded through ...

Airtel-Tigo rebrands as Airtel Rwanda, launches Mukazi Kose mobile money promotion

Published 20 Jan 2020 10:51 CET | Rwanda

Airtel has acquired a twelve-year unified licence to operate as Airtel Rwanda, after operating as Airtel-Tigo since 2018, New Times reported. The deal meant a 100 per cent ...

MTN Rwanda collects over 2,500 smartphones for underprivileged people

Published 17 Jan 2020 12:46 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has confirmed it has collected 2,500 smartphones so far under its scheme to provide handsets to people who cannot afford them, The New Times reported. The campaign ...

 

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