Posts Tagged ‘Rwanda’

Safaricom and MTN in networks deal to boost remittances

Customers of two of East Africa’s leading mobile money operators will be able to transfer money to each other across both networks, following a deal agreed between the MTN Group and Vodafone Group. Under the terms of the deal, the operators said they will also share best practice and “work together to define the rules […]

4G LTE broadband network launched in Rwanda

Rwanda has stepped forward and launched a high-speed (4G LTE) broadband network. The service has gone live after it was launched in Kigali. Speaking at the launch of the service, the Minister for Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana stated that: “The rollout of 4G LTE will speed up national development goals by speeding up […]

Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan have agreed on a regional deal to cut roaming costs

Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan have agreed on a regional telecommunications framework to establish a “One-Network-Area” by 31st December 2014. According to reports, when fully operational, charges on phones calls within the region could drop by up to 60 percent. Subscribers travelling within the corridor will be charged as local subscribers in the visited […]

Mobile Learning Growth Rate Highest in Africa

Africa has emerged the continent with the highest Mobile Learning growth rate in the world, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.9 percent,  according to a report dubbed “The 2012-2017 Africa Mobile Learning Market” published by Ambient Insight. The market analysis shows that revenues will grow more than five times to reach […]