Rwanda Tag

MTN Rwanda is to utilise 900MHz UMTS technology to expand its 3G service coverage. The firm currently uses the 900MHz band to provide 2G services and says that all of its 2G base stations will now also support 3G technology. Kigali Today reports that MTN is expecting to invest USD20...

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has approved the acquisition of 100% of Millicom International Cellular (MIC) subsidiary Tigo Rwanda by smaller rival Airtel Rwanda. The merger will reduce the country’s mobile market from three players down to two, with the combined Tigo/Airtel unit jumping...

KT Rwanda Networks (KTRN), the firm tasked with deploying 4G LTE infrastructure across Rwanda, says it has completed its network rollout on schedule, having reached 95% population coverage. The 4G system is used by the country’s three cellular operators – MTN, Tigo and Airtel – to provide connectivity...

India’s Bharti Airtel has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Tigo Rwanda from Millicom International Cellular (MIC) in a move which could reduce the Rwandan mobile market from three to two players. A statement from the Indian firm’s chairman, Sunil Bharti Mittal, said: ‘Airtel...

President Paul Kagame yesterday appointed two new ministers in the education and Information Technology and Communications (ICT) portifolios, according to a statement signed by Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente. Dr Eugene Mutimura was appointed as the new minister of Education, replacing Papias Musafiri, while Jean de Dieu...

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