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Liquid Telecom acquires Rwandatel assets

Telecommunications company Liquid Telecom over the weekend concluded the purchase of embattled Rwandatel’s assets and businesses. Liquid Telecom is a subsidiary of South Africa-based Econet Wireless Group. Liquid Telecom revealed that the purchasing of assets will assist them in expanding...

Libya’s LAP Green out of Rwandatel deal

Rwandatel will not be sold to Libya’s LAP Green as the company continues to reel during the post-Muammar Gaddafi era. The announcement from Rwanda’s telecom operator’s administration on Wednesday comes less than a month after Zambia revoked the sale of...

Rwanda reviews mobile call charges

This morning, the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA) announced that it has commissioned a study to establish whether the current interconnection fee among telecom operators is favourable or if it should be lowered to allow for more balanced competition. Rwanda telecom operators pay...

Rwanda to seek alternative to SEACOM

Telecoms service provider Rwandatel is looking into negotiating an alternative route for undersea fibre optic connectivity through the TEAMS cable, following SEACOM’s power outage last month. Rwandatel confirmed its discussions in securing access to the TEAMS cable, which crosses Tanzania...

Rwandatel switches to satellite as SEACOM failure takes its toll

Rwandan businesses that rely on the internet have been adversely affected by the recent failure of SEACOM's undersea cable, with some businesses switching operators to stay afloat. “We initially thought it was a minor and temporary breakdown but it persisted,...

Rwandatel to rebrand as GreeN

Libyan operator LAP Green Networks plans to rebrand all its pan African networks under the GreeN brand, includig Rwandatel. LAP Green, currently present in six African countries, including Rwanda, announced on its website that the group’s African networks would be...

Rwandan operator slashes call rates

Mobile operator Tigo Rwanda, has slashed call rates by 88,9% and SMS rates by 95% in response to intense competition in the industry. The promotion, only available for the next six months, is applicable for Tigo to Tigo calls. Users...

Rwandatel lays of employees

Rwanda’s leading telecoms company, Rwandatel, this week laid of 120 employees as part of an initiative to restructure the company. Employees were given 24 hours to vacate their offices and the company’s premises. No official comment was given by the...

Rwandatel in 70 Roaming Partnership Deals

Subscribers of the newly re-branded telecommunication company, Rwandatel will roam with telecoms in 70 different countries by April this year. This was revealed recently by the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Patrick Kariningufu during the launch of another promotional package...

Rwandatel signs up 120,000 new subscribers in three weeks

Rwandatel, a Rwanda based mobile operator, signed up 120,000 new subscribers in only three weeks after switching on its 3G and GSM network and aims to subscribe 600,000 subscribers by the middle of this year. Rwandatel operated a CDMA...
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The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It...
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