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Rwanda sheds light on new SIM card regulations

Rwanda’s telecommunications regulatory body, Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), has issued a new directive regarding SIM card use. From 31 January, nationals and foreigners with work permits or refugee cards will be allowed a maximum of three SIM cards on...

Rwanda: Fixed telephone users increase by 44.9 percent

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) latest statistics and Tariff Information in Telecom, Media and Postal Service reveal that the number of fixed telephone subscriptions surged by 44.9 percent over the third quarter of 2017 to 12,645 from 6,960...

Rwanda censors social media ahead of elections

Ahead of national elections, Rwanda's National Election Commission (NEC) has ruled that presidential candidates' social media updates need to be pre-approved by the organisation before the candidates can post them online. Candidates will have to submit their social media messages to...

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 the Rwanda Utilities...

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 plan is to...

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...

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 slow pace...

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

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 mobile operator has hit...

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 by...
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