MTN Press Releases

MTN introduces new BlackBerry® service plans for as low as Rwf1,500

New and Affordable BlackBerry® Service Plans Provide More Choice and Flexibility for MTN customers KIGALI, Rwanda (6th March 2013): MTN Rwanda, the country’s leading operator by market share, today launched two new BlackBerry® service plans that give customers more choices tailored to their needs and pockets. Read More »

MTN launches global brand campaign to articulate new strategic direction

Johannesburg – MTN is launching its latest multi-channel global brand campaign, which pronounces the mobile operator’s bold views on the potential of emerging markets. Read More »

MTN, CBA Bank Launch MoKash; a Mobile Loans & Savings Product

Kigali - Rwanda’s leading telecommunication provider, MTN Rwanda, in partnership with Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) today launched a ground breaking savings and loans product dubbed ‘MoKash’, which will enable registered MTN Mobile Money customers to save and earn interest and to take loans on a short term basis using their phones. MoKash allows MTN Mobile Money customers to conveniently borrow as much as 300,000Rwf as well as save as little as 100Rwf, while earning interest of up to 7 percent. Additionally, the customer can setup an auto-savings arrangement to periodically make deposits to their MoKash account as well as check their savings balance and loan account status. Read More »

MTN Rwanda Launches Mobile TV Platform - MTN TV

KIGALI - In the spirit of leading the Delivery of a Bold New Digital World, MTN Rwanda brings you a first, a cutting edge innovation in the Digital space - MTN TV – Irebere Nawe. This is a mobile application that allows users to stream and share videos on their Android data-enabled handsets at a very affordable price. Commenting about the new service, MTN’s Senior Manager of Marketing Operations, Gaspard Bayigane said, “MTN TV is based on a local cloud concept whereby all content is available locally here in Rwanda which enables users to stream video content nearly two times faster that non locally hosted content, saving the customer on buffering time.” Read More »

MTN Rwanda celebrates 1 million active Mobile Money users

The strong take-up by customers is mostly attributed to the introduction of innovative Mobile Money products that have improved the value perceptions with customers such as the newly launched MTN Tap&Pay service, the exciting offers during the Mobile Money Month, as well as increased mobile phone penetration in the country contributing to the growth of active customers. Read More »

MTN Rwanda sponsors students to the tune of Rwf13.8 million

MTN Rwanda today issued a cheque worth Rwf 13.8 million to sponsor students in Kigali City that have dropped out of school due to lack of funds. The cheque was received by the Mayor of Kigali, His Worship Fidele Ndayisaba at the City of Kigali Offices in Nyarugenge. Speaking at the handover ceremony, MTN’s Chief Financial Officer, Ms Peris Kahuko, re-emphasised the organisation's commitment to the development of education and its continuous support for projects and events aimed at improving learning. Read More »

MTN Rwanda staff honour 1994 Genocide victims at Nyarubuye Genocide Memorial Site

MTN Rwanda staff led buy MTN CEO, Ebenezer Asante, joined Rwandans and the world by paying respect to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, when they visited Nyarubuye Genocide Memorial Site in Kirehe on Friday, 17th April. Read More »


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