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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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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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Low internet usage retarding economy

By at May 7, 2015 | 11:47 am | 0 Comment

Low internet usage retarding economy

The  low numbers of internet  users  mainly  on mobile devices is  affecting the  implementation  of a  technology based economy, the country  is    currently  embarking on to  leapfrog   the economy to middle income  by 2020. The Ministry  of youth  and ICT  puts  the  internet  usage  in the country at 30 percent  compared to 50 percent more...

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Nyamagabe: The elderly and modern technology

By at April 9, 2015 | 12:22 pm | 0 Comment

Nyamagabe: The elderly and modern technology

As the saying goes that no man is an island, the elderly in Nyamagabe district says that everybody at every age needs modern technology, saying it’s the pivot on which social economic development rotates. In a bid to break out of the isolation, Dominiko Nkurikiyinka, 69 of Nyamagabe district pursued a course in information technology (IT) after failing to access more...

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Smart Rwanda sets pace for faster internet affordability-Report

By at March 7, 2015 | 4:36 pm | 0 Comment

Smart Rwanda sets pace for faster internet affordability-Report

Rwanda has been ranked the first country   among developing nations to have internet affordability with an international report saying Smart Rwanda initiative has been behind the   success. The initiative according to affordability report 2014 by Alliance for affordable Internet has helped the country to increase internet affordability   as well as more...

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Ray of hope as retailers move in to cut 4G Internet prices

By at February 13, 2015 | 12:07 pm | 0 Comment

Ray of hope as retailers move in to cut 4G Internet prices

It was echoed  by the  Minister of  Youth and ICT  Jean Philbert  Nsengimana last  month  that there is  need to expurgate  4G LTE internet   prices, to allow users  to  use the   fastest   internet. The retailers  who include telecoms  and   other   internet  service providers-ISP together with the  wholesaler  Olleh  Rwanda networks, more...

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Government installs 4G LTE internet in public buses

By at February 12, 2015 | 1:13 pm | 0 Comment

Government installs 4G LTE internet in public buses

[caption id="attachment_2517" align="alignnone" width="480"] Public buses have been installed with 4G LTE internet[/caption] The government has installed 4G long Term Evolution-LTE internet in public buses around the city of Kigali under the initiative of Smart Kigali The Smart Kigali  initiative  that was  launched  in  2013  with the aim of providing  free more...

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Hosting websites abroad costing Rwanda’s internet growth-report

By at January 14, 2015 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment

Hosting websites abroad costing Rwanda’s internet growth-report

[caption id="attachment_2470" align="alignnone" width="361"] Michael Kende, Internet Society Chief Economist, the reports’ Co Author[/caption] Despite  the recent  efforts  by  government  to bolster the internet  sector, experts  say  lack of  local  content  hosting is  pushing  costs of internet   higher, thus  slowing down  its usage. The more...

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SMART Rwanda Days 2014 : Le Rwanda veut transformer son économie via ICT

By at October 2, 2014 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment

SMART Rwanda Days 2014 : Le Rwanda veut transformer son économie via ICT

(G-D) Dr Hamadoun de l’ITU, le Ministre Nsengimana Jean Philbert et Lamin Manney de l’UNDP Du 02 au 03 Octobre 2014, des centaines de personnes venues du monde entier sont au Rwanda pour « SMART Rwanda Days  2014 », à l’Hôtel Serena de Kigali. Cette conférence internationale placée sous le thème de « Digitaliser le Rwanda », est un événement more...

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