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Sifiso Dabengwa, MTN Group's President and CEO visits Rwanda

Sifiso Dabengwa, the MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) visited the MTN Rwanda operation on a trip dubbed the 'Group Leadership Roadshow'. Dabengwa led a high level delegation from South Africa that also included Ahmad Farroukh the Group Chief Operations Executive. The visit was part of the leadership tour to a selected number of countries where MTN operates, of which the Rwandan operation was privileged to be among.

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.

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.

MTN Rwanda is back to growth and outperforms competition in revenue market share

MTN Rwanda has had a good first quarter 2017, with the company�s total revenue increasing by 3% compared to Q4 2016. The RURA quarterly report shows that MTN Rwanda is winning revenue market share in Rwanda, outperforming the competition.

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.

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.”

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.