Tigo Rwanda has signed a two-year deal with Kigali Convention Centre/ Radisson Blu Hotel in which Tigo Rwanda will provide various ICT solutions to the largest conference venue in the country.
Tigo Rwanda will avail bulk (fixed and on demand) internet bandwidth services to Kigali Convention Centre/ Radisson Blu, via the stable and reliable Kt- Rwanda Network fully backed up by multiple local fiber rings and international upstream routes. In addition, Tigo will also provide mobile voice, data and 4G communication services for the 162 KCC employees.
Furthermore, Tigo will develop an online food menu that will allow Radisson Blu customers to directly place orders for themselves using tablet computers right from their tables and deploy intelligent screens for digital advertisement and entertainment.
Lauding the deal, the General Manager of KCC and Radisson Blue Hotel Kigali, Denis J. Dernault said;
“Partnering with Tigo Rwanda will give Kigali Convention Centre and Radisson Blu hotel a unique opportunity to make sure that our customers have a world class hospitality experience right here in Rwanda. The solutions offered by Tigo have come to the right time as we prepare to host one of the largest ICT event in the African continent, the Transform Africa Summit that will see the launch of Smart Cities Blueprint. ”
Expressing his delight in the partnership, Tigo Rwanda Chief Business Officer, Amit Chawla, said;
“By providing connectivity to KCC, Tigo is ensuring that participants in high level conferences and meetings at the KCC will enjoy the very best Internet services Rwanda has to offer. Additionally, the Online Menu project at the Radisson Blu hotel is an example of the strength of our content proposition and our commitment to innovation.
This deal is further evidence of Tigo Rwanda’s well-earned reputation as a reliable service provider of both data and voice solutions for the public sector and large corporates. Our corporate clients include some of the largest financial institutions in Rwanda as well as 5-Star hotels and government institutions.”
About Kigali Convention Center
The Kigali Convention Centre complex was inaugurated in July 2016 and include a 5-star hotel, Radisson Blu Hotel Kigali, with 292 rooms on five floors, a conference center spanning over 32,200 square meters (346,598 sq ft) with seating capacity over 5,000 including state of the art Auditorium with a capability to host nearly 3,000 delegates.
About Tigo Rwanda
Tigo Rwanda is owned by Millicom, a leading telecommunications and media company uniquely dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. It provides mobile, mobile financial, cable and satellite services to over 60 million customers in fourteen countries, primarily under the Tigo brand. Tigo has been operating in Africa since 1993, in Rwanda since 2009, and serves over 26 million customers in Africa.
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