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MTN Rwanda Redefines Mobile Internet with Launch of MTN Internet Irekure

In an exciting announcement, MTN Rwanda has today announced the introduction of MTN Internet Irekure, a tailored internet prepaid pack that gives “more for the same”.

MTN Rwanda Partners with KVCS for Cashless Payment of Parking Fees

MTN Rwanda has partnered with Kigali Veterans Cooperatives Society (KVCS) to introduce a payment option for parking fees via the MTN Mobile Money platform. Motorists in Kigali will no longer have to rummage through their bags or pockets for coins in order to make payments for tickets or for outstanding fees. All they have to do is dial *799# on their mobile phones to make instant payments.

MTN Rwanda provides Mutuelle de Sante to the Rwandan Muslim Community

Kigali - Yesterday, 23rd June, 2017, at the MTN Headquarters in Nyarutarama, MTN Rwanda donated a cheque of 1.5M Francs to enable 500 members of the Rwandan Muslim Community get their Mutuelle de Sante to enable them access health care services. This was part of MTNs drive to support the Muslim communities

MTN Rwanda Introduces Irekure, Generously Customized Voice Packs

MTN Rwanda today announced the introduction of MTN Irekure, a new and customized voice bundles product which gives customers a balance of choice, affordability and flexibility when calling on the MTN network.

MTN acknowledges receipt of fine notification from Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authorit

Johannesburg MTN Rwanda has received official notification of a fine equivalent to US$ 8,5 million from the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA). The fine relates to non-compliance with the Directives issued by the regulator prohibiting the inclusion of MTN Rwanda in the MTN South and East Africa (SEA) IT hub based in Uganda

ITCs SheTrades initiative launched in Rwanda

(Kigali) – The Rwanda edition of the International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative was today launched in Kigali by First Lady Mrs Jeannette Kagame. During the launch mobile-phone provider MTN Rwanda also announced it would be offering women entrepreneurs free downloads and free browsing of the ITC SheTrades mobile application. Launched in September 2015, the SheTrades Initiative will connect 1 million women to markets by 2020.

MTN launches Internet Me2U, a P2P data sharing solution in partnership with U2opia Mobile

Kigali MTN Rwanda, the leading telecommunications provider has launched a first-of-its-kind service in Rwanda with MTN Internet Me2U, a peer-to-peer (P2P) data sharing solution in partnership with U2opia Mobile with an aim to raise internet penetration and make internet easily accessible for its subscriber base. MTN Internet Me2U is powered by Fonepass, U2opia mobiles sponsored data platform, and it allows all prepaid users to share data MBs between friends and family on the network.