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Rwanda internet subscribers rise 25% to 5.48 mln in June

Published 11 Oct 2018 17:08 CET | Rwanda

The number of people using the internet in Rwanda increased to 5.48 million at the end of June, from 4.38 million the year before, according to figures released by Rwanda ...

Korea Telecommunication Rwanda Network cuts wholesale 4G prices

Published 10 Oct 2018 09:33 CET | Rwanda

Korea Telecommunication Rwanda Network (KTRN) has cut its 4G internet prices, KT Press reported. LTE users will now be able to buy 1 GB for as low as RWF 1,000 per day or RWF ...

Liquid Telecom to support young entrepreneurs with Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali

Published 01 Oct 2018 15:49 CET | Rwanda

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom is supporting young entrepreneurs at the Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali through its high-speed internet and cloud-based services. ...

MTN Rwanda runs Izihirwe loyalty promotion to mark 20th anniversary

Published 19 Sep 2018 11:17 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has launched the Izihirwe campaign as part of its 20th anniversary celebration. MTN will reward customers over the next three months with prizes simply for staying ...

Zee TV eyes Rwandan market for Afro-Indian content

Published 10 Sep 2018 11:16 CET | Rwanda

Zee TV, one of the biggest Indian cable and satellite television and media broadcasters, is setting up shop in Rwanda. Among other things, it plans to produce a fusion of ...

Expresso Telecom partners with RwandaOnline on e-government

Published 03 Sep 2018 14:56 CET | Rwanda

Expresso Telecom is working with Rwanda Online to showcase the e-Government service developed for Rwanda to other governments across Central and West Africa as part of its ...

Airtel-Tigo CTOI joins MTN Rwanda – report

Published 29 Aug 2018 09:08 CET | Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda's chief technology information officer (CTIO) has joined MTN Rwanda, Business Times reported. Fabrice Ndatira left Airtel Rwanda about two weeks ago and has ...

BBOXX pilots off-grid internet access in Rwanda in tie-up with Axiom

Published 21 Aug 2018 10:20 CET | Rwanda

Off-grid energy firm BBOXX has launched a pilot to provide internet access for communities in Rwanda, creating internet connections via Wi-Fi hotspots in a joint venture with ...

Rwandan mobile phone subscriptions rise 1% to 9.32 mln in July

Published 17 Aug 2018 09:22 CET | Rwanda

Postpaid subscriptions increased to 135,369 at the end of July from 133,638 the previous month, and prepaid subscriptions increased from 9.09 million at the end of June to ...

Airtel-Tigo to pay RWF 120 mln in interest to mobile money subscribers

Published 08 Aug 2018 13:23 CET | Rwanda

Rwandan operator Airtel-Tigo says customers who deposit on its financial platforms will from this quarter onwards be paid interest on their Airtel Money and Tigo Cash wallets ...

Rwandan's telcos seek approval for mobile money interoperability

Published 26 Jul 2018 09:12 CET | Rwanda

Rwanda's telecom operators, namely Airtel, Tigo and MTN, are seeking regulatory approval to roll out cross-network services like their counterparts in Kenya and Tanzania, the ...

Keza named new CEO of RwandaOnline

Published 25 Jul 2018 13:43 CET | Rwanda

Faith Keza has been appointed the acting CEO of RwandaOnline, a local technology company that runs e-government programmes, including online portal Irembo, which currently ...

About 90% of intl money transfers to Rwanda go via mobile phones – study

Published 20 Jul 2018 13:24 CET | Rwanda

About 90 percent of international money transfers to Rwanda come through mobile wallets, New Times reported citing a new survey by WorldRemit. Rwanda, along with Tanzania, is ...

Rwanda bids for re-election to ITU council

Published 18 Jul 2018 13:23 CET | Rwanda

Rwanda has launched its bid for re-election to the governing council of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), New Times reported. The ITU council is composed of 46 ...

MTN Rwanda opens mobile money remittance corridor to Tanzania

Published 05 Jul 2018 11:47 CET | Rwanda, Tanzania, United Republic of

MTN Rwanda announced that it has opened the mobile-to-mobile remittance service between Rwanda and Tanzania. MTN Mobile Money users in Rwanda are now able to send money to ...

Vodafone Qatar claims success with football campaign

Published 03 Jul 2018 10:13 CET | Rwanda

Vodafone Qatar announced that its #FootballFever campaign has achieved success with over 27,000 customers engaging with the interactive platform. Earlier this summer, the ...

Bank of Kigali makes tariff changes to encourage digital banking

Published 27 Jun 2018 11:19 CET | Rwanda

The Bank of Kigali has announced tariff changes for its digital services, New Times reported. Among other things, it revised transaction fees for mobile and online banking, ...

MTN Rwanda launches 20 year anniversary celebrations

Published 13 Jun 2018 11:30 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has launched its 20th anniversary celebration under the theme "Turi Abanyu" which loosely translates as "We are with you". CEO Bart Hofker said it started trading ...

AfDB, Facebook, Microsoft, Rockefeller Foundation run coding for employment programme

Published 06 Jun 2018 15:18 CET | Africa, Rwanda

The African Development Bank (AfDB) along with The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook, have launched the Coding for Employment Programme at the African Innovation ...

M-Visa service set for launch to boost digital payments

Published 06 Jun 2018 09:59 CET | Rwanda

Tanzania's CRDB Bank has partnered with Visa to launch mVisa, a QR code-based mobile payment service that lets customers access funds from their bank accounts using mobile ...

Blockbonds I&M Bank Rwanda launch blockchain-based platform

Published 06 Jun 2018 09:55 CET | Norway, Rwanda

Blockbonds has teamed up with I &M Bank Rwanda to launch the first blockchain-based platform, SPENN, reports New Times. This mobile banking application will enable people to ...

Safaricom-backed taxi-hailing firm set to launch in Rwanda

Published 30 May 2018 13:40 CET | Rwanda

The Safaricom-backed online taxi-hailing app Little has announced plans to launch its services in Rwanda within a month, reports Business Daily. The announcement comes barely ...

KT wants to continue rolling out LTE in Africa

Published 28 May 2018 16:53 CET | Rwanda

KT, Korea's largest telecommunications company, said it will expand ICT cooperation with African countries based on its successful nationwide LTE network in Rwanda. KT, ...

Crystal Telecom shareholders push for MTN Rwanda compliance as penalties hit dividends

Published 23 May 2018 10:32 CET | Rwanda

Shareholders of Crystal Telecom are demanding that MTN Rwanda complies with all state laws and regulations to avoid unnecessary fines and penalties, New Times reported. ...

Finance Innovation signs deal with Klab to launch fintech hub in Rwanda

Published 22 May 2018 10:58 CET | Rwanda

A French fintech firm Finance Innovation has signed an agreement with kLab to establish a fintech hub in Rwanda, reports New Times. They will collaborate in areas of mutual ...


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