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Airtel Rwanda weighs down MTN’s international call packs

By at May 23, 2015 | 4:25 pm | 0 Comment

Airtel Rwanda weighs down MTN’s international call packs

Airtel Rwanda has  cut  down   international  call packs   amid tight  competition  from the  country’s telecom sector, a move that gives the  market  leader MTN Rwanda  a heavy blow after  revising  its  foreign   call packs  upwards.  This follows   a recent   move by  Airtel  to  make  all  transactions  for its Airtel money free, more...

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Rwanda to host 1st East-African Workshop on Internet

By at May 23, 2015 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment

Rwanda to host 1st East-African Workshop on Internet

Experts anticipate that with reduction in size, cost and energy consumption of wireless devices will boost the number   of mobile   devices, new technology marvels that are looked at to change the world. But this  must  come along with   preparedness on their application  in  order to create  impact, the reason the  first  five day  East-African Workshop more...

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Crystal Telecom launches IPO

By at May 22, 2015 | 6:12 pm | 0 Comment

Crystal Telecom launches IPO

Crystal Ventures telecom a subsidiary of Crystal Ventures Company yesterday officially launched the initial public offering (IPO) of its shares in MTN Rwanda cell limited. The company has offered twenty percent shares it owns in the telecommunications giant which was its only investment to date. The share price has been set at RWF 105 per share and interested primary more...

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Airtel slashes call rates to Europe and Sudan

By at May 22, 2015 | 6:08 pm | 0 Comment

Airtel slashes call rates to Europe and Sudan

Airtel Rwanda has unveiled new call tariffs to Europe in countries more so to Western Europe as it bids to attract the expatriate clintele. The new tariff for the international pack to call Europe will see customers call for as low as Rwf30 per minute through the Rwf300 daily international pack of 10 minutes. Customers can simply dial *456*300# to enjoy the new more...

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By at May 21, 2015 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

KT Press has obtained leaked details regarding the much awaited Crystal Telecom IPO as shown in the following table below. KT Press could not reach Crystal Ventures, but we spoke to Rwanda Stock Exchange CEO, Celestin Rwabukumba to confirm the details. “It was leaked,” he said, but defended whoever released the details that, “We realized later that it was a more...

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MTN shares cross-listed

By at May 21, 2015 | 10:15 am | 0 Comment

MTN shares cross-listed

Crystal ventures limited is cross listing its twenty five percent in mobile telecommunications giants MTN on Thursday at the Rwanda stock exchange (RSE). The IPO opens on Thursday and will last a fortnight to give the public a chance to resale their shares on the secondary market. A total of 270,177,320 shares will be available with each share having an initial more...

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Olleh Rwanda gives Simba supermarket green light to retail 4G internet

By at May 14, 2015 | 5:12 pm | 0 Comment

Olleh Rwanda gives Simba supermarket green light to retail 4G internet

Simba  supermarket, the country’s second largest will   join  telecom  companies and other Internet  Service  providers to  sell  the  4G  LTE internet,  a move  that is likely to  increase  its usage. Patrick Yoon, Chief Executive Office-CEO of Olleh Rwanda networks says that Simba supermarket   will play role in taking the 4G internet closer to more...

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Le Rwanda va abriter un centre régional pour la cyber-sécurité

By at May 12, 2015 | 6:18 pm | 0 Comment

Le Rwanda va abriter un centre régional pour la cyber-sécurité

[caption id="attachment_2698" align="alignnone" width="480"] Le Ministre de la Défense le Gén. James Kabare et le Ministre des ICT Jean Philibert Nsengimana[/caption] Le Rwanda va abriter le centre régional pour la cyber-sécurité de l'Union Internationale des Télécommunications (UIT). Ce centre va coordonner les efforts visant à lutter contre la menace de la more...

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Airtel strengthens presence at border towns ahead of cross border Airtel money launch

By at May 8, 2015 | 12:03 pm | 0 Comment

Airtel strengthens presence at border towns ahead of cross border Airtel money launch

Rwanda’s third telecom (based on the subscribers) Airtel Rwanda is now strengthening its foot print in border towns ahead of its cross border Airtel money launch to be announced in few weeks. The Telecom  that has finalized its pilot phase to  ascertain  the compatibility  of its platform with  its  sister  companies  in  Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and  more...

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120 Rwandans Subscribe to Internet Every Hour

By at May 8, 2015 | 10:37 am | 0 Comment

120 Rwandans Subscribe to Internet Every Hour

Every hour, about 120 Rwandans subscribe to internet, according to the country’s ICT sector survey of 2014, which is yet to be made public. Between 2013 and 2014, about 1,043,813 Rwandans subscribed to internet, meaning on average, 120 Rwandans subscribed per hour. The survey, of which KT Press has obtained a copy, was conducted by the Ministry of ICT and found out more...

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