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  • Telecommunication authorities in Rwanda are confident of the country’s ability to meet the new deadline for migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. (Image source: Shutterstock)

    Rwanda fine-tunes digital switchover strategy

    January 8, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rwanda fine-tunes digital switchover strategy

      Telecommunication authorities in Rwanda are confident of the country’s ability to meet the new deadline for migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. Media reports claim that more people have invested in the required Set-Top Boxes (STBs) as...

  • Rwandan authorities plan year-end analogue switch-off

    July 3, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rwandan authorities plan year-end analogue switch-off

    The New Times reports that according to Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (Rura), authorities plan to switch off analogue transmission by year-end. Jean Baptiste Mutabazi, Head of Communication and Media Regulation at Rura, is quoted as saying,  “Our...

  • Rwanda misses December digital TV migration deadline

    January 9, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda misses December digital TV migration deadline

    The New Times reports that officials in Rwanda have blamed challenges in procurement for the country missing the 31 December deadline for TV’s digital migration. The deadline is said to have been set by the East African Community (EAC), whilst the...

  • Rwanda may miss mobile penetration targets

    November 15, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rwanda may miss mobile penetration targets

    Rwanda’s telecom regulator has reported that the country is seeing a slower mobile growth than they previously thought, which could see the country not reach its mobile penetration targets. According to the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA), “the...

  • Rwanda mobile subscribers hits five million milestone

    October 3, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rwanda mobile subscribers hits five million milestone

    Rwanda has seen its number of mobile phone subscribers cross the five million mark, the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA) said in its latest publishing of statistics on telecom trends in the country through August. MTN Rwanda remained market leader,...

  • MTN Rwanda responds to service delivery fine

    September 25, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Rwanda responds to service delivery fine

    Rwandan telecommunications regulator Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA) recently imposed a fine on mobile service provider MTN Rwanda, as the regulator claims that MTN Rwanda has been delivering poor services and continued network failures But the...

  • MTN Rwanda fined for poor service

    September 21, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Rwanda fined for poor service

    Rwandan telecommunications regulator Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA) has imposed a fine on mobile service provider MTN Rwanda for what it claims is due to poor services and network failure. MTN Rwanda is the country’s largest telecom operator...

  • Rwanda makes internet sharing mandatory

    March 6, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    As East African internet outages continue, the Rwandan government told telecommunications operators and ISPs on Monday to “provide seamless redundancy and diversity of internet bandwidth to guarantee service”. This move will benefit users who have...