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Locally developed mobile Apps to boost telecom sector

By at December 19, 2014 | 10:12 am | 0 Comment

Locally developed mobile Apps to boost telecom sector

Rwanda is optimistic that developing mobile applications will help the telecom sector in the country to   have applications that would be affordable for their subscribers. Currently,Most  mobile content  the mobile operators  are using  are    developed   from  outside Rwanda  which  at times do  not  locally  address  some of the needs of the more...

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Airtel Rwanda gets new Board Chairman

By at December 16, 2014 | 10:06 am | 0 Comment

Airtel Rwanda gets new Board Chairman

[caption id="attachment_2446" align="alignnone" width="321"] Richard Mugisha, the newly appointed Chairman for Airtel-Rwanda[/caption] Airtel Rwanda has announced the appointment of Richard Mugisha, as the new Board Chairman for the telecom company. Mugisha, a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network, is one of the respected more...

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Telcos to raise Ebola funds through Short messages

By at December 12, 2014 | 10:17 am | 0 Comment

Telcos to raise Ebola funds through Short messages

[caption id="attachment_2438" align="alignnone" width="480"] The three telecom chiefs give their support to the Minister of health Agnes Binagwaho[/caption] The  country’s  three telcos, MTN Tigo And  Airtel   are joining other  telcos  from  41 countries across the continent  to garner resources in  support of Ebola   affected  countries   in  the  more...

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Airtel Rwanda backs technology for young women

By at November 26, 2014 | 11:28 am | 0 Comment

Airtel Rwanda backs technology for young women

Experts believe that equipping   young women with technological skills will help foster the country’s growth and improve livelihoods. According to  Angel Bisamaza from Tech Women Rwanda  supporting  young women  to  take up  technology, engineering and mathematics will  increase their competiveness with  men  as they strive  to  contribute to  both more...

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Gasaka community knowledge center:  Link community to the modern world

By at November 19, 2014 | 10:52 am | 0 Comment

Gasaka community knowledge center:  Link community to the modern world

As Rwanda progresses in bridging the digital divide, residents of Gasaka sector in Nyamagabe district have made a remarkable embraced the use of Information, Communication and Technology to transform their lives. [caption id="attachment_2414" align="alignnone" width="480"] Residents are proud of the achievements they have made thanks to the ICT center[/caption] It more...

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Airtel Rwanda launches first Service center

By at November 14, 2014 | 1:27 pm | 0 Comment

Airtel Rwanda launches first Service center

[caption id="attachment_2403" align="alignnone" width="500"] Alex Mugisha, Airtel Rwanda Head of Customer Services, Mr. Yosam Kiiza, Head of Finance at Private Sector Federation and Mr. Tano Oware, Finance Director at Airtel Rwanda cutting the ribbon toofficially open the new Airtel Service Centre in Kimironko[/caption]   Airtel Rwanda, the   telecom more...

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Rwanda to host continental summit on ICT in education

By at November 14, 2014 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

Rwanda is hosting Africa’s high-level summit on education and ICT. The three day forum, Innovation Africa 2014, begins November 18. Africa’s leading ministerial and government decision-makers will hold bilateral discussions with industry investors for education, communications, publishing, teacher training and information technology. Over 40 African ministerial more...

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4G launched as providers rush for clients

By at November 13, 2014 | 10:48 am | 0 Comment

4G launched as providers rush for clients

The long awaited   fourth generation Long   term Evolution technology-4G LTE was launched on Tuesday   with   service providers including telecoms now bracing for stiff competition. The 4G LTE which is the latest technology across the world with the fastest internet speeds of up to 100Mbps thus providing customers the most seamless experience in data more...

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Faster broadband network launched in Rwanda

By at November 12, 2014 | 8:52 am | 0 Comment

Faster broadband network launched in Rwanda

Fourth Generation Long-Term Evolution (4G LTE) Internet is now ready for launch and will be operational today. The 4glte will replace the previously used 3G internet giving faster speed Patrick Nyirishema, the director-general of Rura, said everything is in place for the network’s launch tomorrow, describing it as an addition to the existing information and more...

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Kagame says ICT has accerelated Rwanda’s development

By at October 31, 2014 | 10:59 am | 0 Comment

Kagame says ICT has accerelated Rwanda’s development

President Paul Kagame says Rwanda’s growth has been largely due to the use of ICTs in implementation of national programs. The country has expereinced an average 8% growth over the past decade. “We have placed ICTs at the center of our education and development programs,” Kagame said during the 19th Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, South Korea. Due more...

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