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Rwanda to host global tech forum

By at September 2, 2015 | 7:23 am | 0 Comment

Rwanda to host global tech forum

Rwanda is set to host another global technology forum, two years after the last one held in October 2013, a meeting aimed to discuss Africa's digital revolution. The 'Transform Africa 2015' summit, due on October 19-21, will be co-hosted by Rwanda President Paul Kagame and Houlin Zhao Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The more...

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Airtel Introduces internet compatible low end phone

By at August 25, 2015 | 7:44 am | 0 Comment

Airtel Introduces internet compatible low end phone

[caption id="attachment_2880" align="alignnone" width="480"] Singh during the media launch of KEZA[/caption] In an effort to support the use of internet in the country, Airtel Rwanda has introduced a low end phone that will help people opt access internet. Currently,  it is only high end( smart phones) that are able to pick internet which means that most   people more...

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Tigo & Rwanda online simplifies payment of government services

By at August 24, 2015 | 1:22 pm | 0 Comment

Tigo & Rwanda online simplifies payment of government services

Rwandans can now pay for government services using mobile money transfers with just a click on their phone buttons. This comes after Rwanda’s leading mobile money services provider Tigo Rwanda Ltd, a subsidiary of Millicom and Rwanda Online Platform Ltd entered a partnership to enable e-Government service payments via an online portal. Using the platform now more...

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University student wins brand new motorcycle in Airtel-Tunga promotion

By at August 21, 2015 | 8:59 am | 0 Comment

University student wins brand new motorcycle in Airtel-Tunga promotion

It was joy as Jean Pierre Ifurayiwabo, received his motorcycle from Airtel Rwanda after emerging the first winner of Airtel Tunga promotion launched last week. The third year technology student of Kigali Institute of Science and Technology was able to beat other subscribers to come up as a weekly winner after answering all questions through the short messages-SMS more...

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Telecoms respond to one area network ‘slashing’ Call tariffs, SMS

By at August 8, 2015 | 5:36 pm | 0 Comment

Telecoms respond to one area network ‘slashing’ Call tariffs, SMS

Rwandan  telecoms  have moved to   slash their call  and  SMS  tariffs  to  harmonize  them with those  in  member states; in an effort to  implement the recently agreed  one area  network  by  partner  states. The Northern Corridor Infrastructure Framework Agreement was signed at the fifth Heads of State Summit for the regional Projects held in more...

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Telcom’s product innovation to drive financial inclusion

By at August 5, 2015 | 9:09 am | 0 Comment

Telcom’s product innovation to drive financial inclusion

[caption id="attachment_2860" align="alignnone" width="480"] Motorist paying for fuel at an SP petrol station using MTN Mobile Money[/caption] Telecom players say that product innovationis likelyto drivefinancial inclusion for all thus contributesto economic growth. The telecom operators recently engaged into innovation of new products that would help the non-banked more...

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Telecommunication companies in mobile money rat race

By at July 29, 2015 | 2:30 pm | 0 Comment

Telecommunication companies in mobile money rat race

With the increasing use of the Mobile money payments medium in the country, telecommunications companies are in a rat race in advancing mobile technology which plays a big role in enhancing electronic payments and usage of mobile based financial services. Developing countries have undertaken mobile money to boost financial inclusion and create a cashless more...

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MTN, SP in fuel, mobile money drive

By at July 18, 2015 | 5:01 pm | 0 Comment

MTN, SP in fuel, mobile money drive

MTN Rwanda and Societe Petroliere Limited (SP Limited), a petroleum company have officially unveiled their new partnership that allows customers to pay for fuel at any of the 25 SP petrol stations across the country, using MTN Mobile Money. This new technological innovation aims to improve customer experience by offering fuel customers (motorists, and others) the more...

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Underdogs in seventh heaven

By at July 14, 2015 | 6:09 pm | 0 Comment

Underdogs in seventh heaven

[caption id="attachment_2843" align="alignnone" width="480"] Winners- Young for Hope[/caption] Over the weekend, Kigali was treated to a rare touch of talent when sixteen teams competed in the Airtel Rising Stars tournament in the Central region. Comprised of twelve boys’ teams and four girls’ teams the games were played at different stadiums in Kigali with the more...

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Airtel in 4G square campaign

By at July 10, 2015 | 4:32 pm | 0 Comment

Airtel in 4G square campaign

Telecommunication network Airtel Rwanda and Internet provider Olleh Rwanda have set up a hub to cater for all 4G enabled infrastructure at the Grand pension plaza. Being the first of its kind in the country, the 4G Square will be a one-stop centre for all the 4G LTE technology devices. Speaking about the launch of the 4G Square and Airtel 4G booth, more...

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