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Firms eye connecting homes as 4G internet knocks

By at September 1, 2014 | 7:25 am | 0 Comment

Firms eye connecting homes as 4G internet knocks

As the launch of the much anticipated 4th Generation Long-Term Evolution- 4G LTE internet gears up, internet providers are now eyeing home connections to boost revenues. The internet believed to be faster than the current three generation-3G will be put to public use on 1 September after trials have shown that the network is ready for use. But  as the  more...

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Airtel introduces self-service product

By at September 1, 2014 | 7:24 am | 0 Comment

Airtel introduces self-service product

Airtel Rwanda has unveiled an interactive and informative self-service platform dubbed MAMO (My airtel My Offer) designed to enable customers’ access airtel products, services as well as various offerings available on the network from just a click on their mobile phones. MAMO will avail mechanisms which will enable customers to subscribe to different services more...

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Regulator warn Telecoms over unwanted messages

By at August 20, 2014 | 6:06 pm | 0 Comment

Regulator warn Telecoms over unwanted messages

Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority- RURA, the country’s regulator has warned telecom operators of unwanted short messages-SMS which are sent to their subscribers, saying this contravenes the law on electronic messages. The regulator says it has been receiving complaints from subscribers about unwanted messages coming to their mobile phones from service more...

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You can now ‘Click’ to get a meal in Rwanda within minutes

By at August 12, 2014 | 5:21 pm | 0 Comment

You can now ‘Click’ to get a meal in Rwanda within minutes

What a New Yorker or a Londoner can do, a Rwandan can do.  Well, that sounds overrated, but for many, ordering for, say, a fish smokie and a Pop Cola online, might seem to be a service only found in the West. But in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, Hellofood, the German online food delivery marketplace, allows users to order food from over 50 local restaurants around more...

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Airtel launches Airtelzone

By at August 8, 2014 | 6:22 pm | 0 Comment

Airtel launches Airtelzone

In an effort to keep up with the ongoing mobile network competition in the country, Airtel -Rwanda has launched a new product dubbed Airtel zone. “The new product in the country is another innovation by the communications network to increase the quality of communication for our clients” said Teddy Bhullar, Airtel Rwanda managing director during the more...

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Rwanda embarks on curbing cyber crimes

By at July 31, 2014 | 7:34 am | 0 Comment

Rwanda embarks on curbing cyber crimes

The government of Rwanda has intensified its fight against cybercrimes by setting up a public hotline for citizens to report cases of abuse. Charles Mugisha, the head of cyber security at the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), says that a research is still underway to find out how much fraud has been committed in banks through the web, as well as establishing the number of more...

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RURA sets final digital migration deadline

By at July 29, 2014 | 10:48 am | 0 Comment

RURA sets final digital migration deadline

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has set end of July 31, 2014 as deadline to officially switching off analogue TV transmission and migrate entirely to a digital signal system. In January, this year, the authority had previously extended the deadline, citing delays by suppliers who did not bring in the digital converters on time. By 2013, there were at more...

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Nyabihu: Ikoranabuhanga n’iterambere byahinduye ubuzima mu imyaka 20 ishize

By at July 26, 2014 | 6:50 pm | 0 Comment

Nyabihu: Ikoranabuhanga n’iterambere byahinduye ubuzima mu imyaka 20 ishize

Abatuye akarere ka Nyabihu baremeza ko umuvuduko w’ikoranabuhanga ugenda ugera kuri benshi mu karere kabo ndetse n’iterambere ryihuse ry’ubukungu mu myaka 20 ishize u Rwanda rwibohoye.  [caption id="attachment_2258" align="alignnone" width="510"] Finger Print kimwe mu bikoresho by’ikoranabuhanga bikoreshwa mu karere ka Nyabihu kandi bifasha mu kumenya igihe more...

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The Rush for ‘Smart Kigali’

By at June 6, 2014 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

The Rush for ‘Smart Kigali’

With the increasing need for better and smarter services in Rwanda, telecommunication companies in Rwanda are now in a rush to make the best use of the mobile money service to market their products and increase the numbers of clients on their network. The notion of Smart Rwanda, first introduced by the Kigali city council through the One Stop center services. In a more...

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MTN introduces free Wikipedia for clients

By at June 6, 2014 | 7:50 am | 0 Comment

MTN introduces free Wikipedia for clients

The partnership between MTN Rwanda and Wikimedia Foundation will boost use of internet to Rwandan subscribers and enable the country to become knowledge-based, service oriented, and private sector led economy. At the launch ceremony, the Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana noted that there should be unlimited and affordable access to information which more...

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