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Tigo calls for incubator applications

By at January 27, 2015 | 10:06 am | 0 Comment

Tigo calls for incubator applications

Local technology startups have an opportunity to grow their enterprises, thanks to Tigo tech incubator centre, think. The incubator has opened applications for second intake under its accelerator incubation program for Africa, a statement from the telecom firm indicates. The six month program aims at supporting tech startups to “develop innovative digital more...

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USAID gives mobile applications development skills to Rwanda’s young entrepreneurs

By at January 24, 2015 | 4:14 pm | 0 Comment

USAID gives mobile applications development skills to Rwanda’s young entrepreneurs

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) project ‘Akazi Kanoze’  has partnered with international technology companies to provide mobile applications development skills to young entrepreneurs in Rwanda. Some of the partnered companies like Mozilla and Souktel as well as Rwanda’s Workforce Development Authority have expressed their more...

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Subscribers to wait longer for cross-border mobile money

By at January 16, 2015 | 11:31 am | 0 Comment

Subscribers to wait longer for cross-border mobile money

Airtel and MTN   subscribers in the region   have to wait longer   after the two operators postponed the date of implementation of cross border mobile money last year to unknown date this year. The two  operators  had announced  late  last year that they are  in plans of  harmonizing  their mobile  money platforms  to allow  their  subscribers   more...

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Hopes for lower 4G LTE internet prices on course

By at January 9, 2015 | 10:59 am | 0 Comment

Hopes for lower 4G LTE internet prices on course

[caption id="attachment_2461" align="alignnone" width="480"] Dongwon Rhee, marketing officer at Olleh networks Rwanda, Chantal Umutoni, head of corporate Affairs, sales and distribution at Tigo and Peter Brunt, Vice president, East Africa iroko tv[/caption] The   launch of  Fourth  generation  Long-Term  Evolution-4G LTE last year  saw the  ushering in  more...

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New mobile ventures unite to link up fans, celebrities

By at January 6, 2015 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

New mobile ventures unite to link up fans, celebrities

Kirusa, an established operator in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, today announced a partnership with Net Solutions, Rwanda's leading mobile and web content provider. This partnership will enable top Rwanda celebrities like Jay Polly, Lil G, and Tidjarat Kabendera to personally engage with fans through Kirusa's social media more...

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Locally developed mobile Apps to boost telecom sector

By at December 19, 2014 | 10:12 am | 0 Comment

Locally developed mobile Apps to boost telecom sector

Rwanda is optimistic that developing mobile applications will help the telecom sector in the country to   have applications that would be affordable for their subscribers. Currently,Most  mobile content  the mobile operators  are using  are    developed   from  outside Rwanda  which  at times do  not  locally  address  some of the needs of the more...

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Airtel Rwanda gets new Board Chairman

By at December 16, 2014 | 10:06 am | 0 Comment

Airtel Rwanda gets new Board Chairman

[caption id="attachment_2446" align="alignnone" width="321"] Richard Mugisha, the newly appointed Chairman for Airtel-Rwanda[/caption] Airtel Rwanda has announced the appointment of Richard Mugisha, as the new Board Chairman for the telecom company. Mugisha, a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network, is one of the respected more...

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Busengo: Abakuru b’imidugudu bemeza ko telefone bahawe hari byinshi zabafashije mu kazi kabo

By at September 27, 2014 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

Busengo: Abakuru b’imidugudu bemeza ko telefone bahawe hari byinshi zabafashije mu kazi kabo

[caption id="attachment_2343" align="alignnone" width="480"] Abakuru b’imidugudu igize umurenge wa busengo[/caption] Bamwe mu bakuru b’imidugudu itandukanye yo mu murenge wa Busengo mu karere ka Gakenke bemeza ko telefone bahawe batangiraho amakuru bakoresheje umurongo utishyurwa byaborohereje ingendo bakoraga bajya gutanga raporo ku biro by’utugari aho hari more...

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New regional roaming charges start October 1

By at September 20, 2014 | 5:17 pm | 0 Comment

New regional roaming charges start October 1

The mobile phone companies in Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya have finally agreed on new tariffs for citizens of the three countries when they travel across the borders and use their phones on roaming arrangements. Hitherto perceived as often outrageously expensive, apart from Airtel’s Africa tariff, travelers will now be given a break come October 1 when the new charges more...

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Airtel introduces new promotion

By at September 16, 2014 | 10:40 am | 0 Comment

Airtel introduces new promotion

Airtel Rwanda has launched a new promotion dubbed ‘It’s Now Free’ loosely translated as NonehoN’ubuntu that will see all airtel customers enjoy free airtel Money transactions. According to the Airtel Rwanda Managing Director, Mr. Teddy Bhullar, the move further marks the telecom’s commitment to drive financial inclusion, accessibility and affordability of more...

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