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MTN appoints Shuter as new president and CEO

By at June 20, 2016 | 2:38 pm | 0 Comment

MTN appoints Shuter as new president and CEO

[caption id="attachment_3158" align="alignnone" width="480"] Rob Shuter as the new Group President and CEO.                    [/caption] Rob Shuter will join MTN as group president and CEO "as soon as it is practically possible in 2017 but not later than 1 July 2017". MTN has selected a new chief executive to replace Sifisco Dabengwa, who resigned last more...

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Motorola Could Intervene in Rwanda’s Smart Cities Project

By at June 8, 2016 | 2:24 pm | 0 Comment

Motorola Could Intervene in Rwanda’s Smart Cities Project

[caption id="attachment_3153" align="alignnone" width="480"] Rwanda has employed technology to improve the lives of citizens but is advised to focus on public safety.[/caption] Motorola solutions has unveiled cutting edge public safety solutions which it says may help governments and businesses safeguard their environments. The American data communications and more...

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Airtel wins global telecommunication business award

By at June 1, 2016 | 2:14 pm | 0 Comment

Airtel wins global telecommunication business award

After taking lead in enabling mobile economy in Africa that saw a faster growth in the cashless lifestyle, Bharti Airtel has been awarded the Global Telecommunication Business (GTB) award.  This is through its digital backbone enabled by Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) that allows businesses to transmit and access data quickly which eases the complicity in the more...

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Germans Close Business in Rwanda After Half Century Lease Expires

By at May 31, 2016 | 1:44 pm | 0 Comment

Germans Close Business in Rwanda After Half Century Lease Expires

[caption id="attachment_3140" align="alignnone" width="480"] Deutsche Welle radio transmission facility at Kinyinya in Kigali[/caption] Once a powerful facility in the region, the German owned Deutsche Welle radio center at Kinyinya hill outside Kigali is finally and completely shutting down. It’s no more. In 1965, Rwanda leased 68.4 hectares on Kinyinya hill for more...

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olleh Rwanda Networks Appeals To Retailers On 4G LTE Over-pricing

By at May 17, 2016 | 9:54 am | 0 Comment

olleh Rwanda Networks Appeals To Retailers On 4G LTE Over-pricing

[caption id="attachment_3130" align="alignnone" width="480"] oRn CEO, Han-Sung Yoon, says Rwanda enjoys the fastest and the best quality Internet in Africa as the company embarks on a massive roll-out of 4G LTE network expansion across the country[/caption] Rwanda’s sole 4G LTE network service provider- olleh Rwanda networks (oRn), has called upon retailers to desist more...

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Tigo launches, interoperability platform, SMART Village project at WEF

By at May 13, 2016 | 4:17 pm | 0 Comment

Rwanda second leading telecom company-Tigo Rwanda has launched the first interoperability platform which will see 70 sector saving cooperatives (Umurenge SACCOS) avail mobile financial services to more than 77,000 Customers in 20 districts nationwide. This is expected to propel Rwanda’s bid to become a cashless economy by 2020 and under this partnership, more...

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Rwanda launches Innovation City

By at May 13, 2016 | 3:29 pm | 0 Comment

Rwanda launches Innovation City

Rwanda has launched its ICT flagship project- the Kigali Innovation City (KIC), which domestic and ICT companies will innovate and deliver products and services for global and regional markets. The project operated by Rwanda Development Board’s (RDB) is a dynamic ecosystem of technology clusters and one of the key enablers that will help achieve Rwanda’s more...

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Rwanda, Thomson Reuters to foster ICT innovations

By at May 13, 2016 | 2:31 pm | 0 Comment

Rwanda, Thomson Reuters to foster ICT innovations

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thomson Reuters to fast-track innovation in Rwanda. The MoU which is in line with the government’s SMART Rwanda Master Plan and vision for the Kigali Innovation City will see training and development and capacity building through innovative solutions. The deal was signed by more...

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Tigo Rwanda gets new General Manager

By at May 12, 2016 | 6:06 am | 0 Comment

Tigo Rwanda gets new General Manager

[caption id="attachment_3109" align="alignnone" width="480"] The New General Manager for Tigo -Rwanda Philip Amoateng[/caption] Tigo -Rwanda, the country’s number two by subscriber base has announced the appointment of the new general manager amidst a tight competition within the sector mainly in the data and mobile money segments. Philip Amoateng, previsouly Tigo more...

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Phone system facilitating Rwandans on Land Titles

By at April 16, 2016 | 2:18 am | 0 Comment

Phone system facilitating Rwandans on Land Titles

[caption id="attachment_3095" align="alignnone" width="480"] menu on phone that leads to access land information[/caption] Rwandans can now easily check the status of a particular plot of land by using their mobile phones as opposed to the long queues at land offices across the country. The government is partnering with MTN-Rwanda to extend this innovation to the more...

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