Tigo Cash, the mobile financial services arm of Tigo Rwanda, has launched the pilot phase of ‘Tigo Nshoboza Loan Service’, a platform that allows eligible Tigo Cash users to access loans via their mobile wallets.
This service will enable Tigo Cash users to access loans to use in their daily lives, whether it is to buy groceries, pay for electricity or school fees.
Tigo is excited to announce a partnership with Kwesé Sports that allows customers who buy Tigo 4G LTE packs worth Frw 1,500 and above to stream free English Premier League and La Liga games on their smart phones and tablets. In addition, customers can stream other exciting sports such as NBA basketball and car racing live via the Kwesé app.
Tigo Rwanda is partnering with a local ICT firm to extend online education to students in over 1,000 private and public schools across the country by the end of 2017.
This partnership, which was initiated by Data Systems Limited, a company that brings together young Rwandan programmers, entails setting up state-of the art computer labs in schools, providing affordable internet, and computers along with the E-Shuri platform.
36,588 new subscribers joined Tigo Rwanda in the month of December 2016, bringing the number of Tigo Rwanda subscribers to over 3, 250,000 users in total.
According to figures from the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), among telecom operators Tigo Rwanda, made the largest gains in the month of December, 2016.
Tigo Rwanda is today happy to announce the move of its corporate headquarters from Muhima Sector, Nyarugenge District to the 6th Floor, West Wing of the Kigali Heights building in Kimihurura Sector, Gasabo District.
Tigo Rwanda is proud to announce the commissioning of a wholesale IP Transit service for KT Rwanda Networks. The wholesale IP Transit deal will allow internet international traffic from KT Rwanda Networks to transit via the Tigo Rwanda/Millicom fibre optic network into the Millicom POP (Point of Presence) in London, United Kingdom.
Today, Tigo Rwanda is happy to announce new tariffs for International calls to Europe for both prepaid and post-paid customers.
The new tariffs for International calls to Europe are Frw 45 per minute: Belgium, France, Netherlands, and United Kingdom and Frw 95 per minute: Rest of Europe
Today, Tigo Rwanda has officially launched the ‘Tigo Payment Solution for Agriculture’ platform that has increased the financial and digital inclusion of over 10,000 tea farmers in two tea plantations located in Mulindi and Rusizi District.
On Tuesday, 21 June, a team of 38 members of the Tigo Finance Department donated three Friesian cows along with their paddocks to three families of survivors in Kiramuruzi Sector, Gatsibo District, Eastern Province in a ceremony that was attended by local officials and area residents.
After years of Rwandans only being able to enjoy 2G and 3G networks on their mobile handsets, Tigo launched the very first 4G LTE for mobile in September 2015. With the Tigo 4G LTE network, customers are now able to enjoy download speeds four to five times faster than normal 3G networks. Putting this into perspective, downloading a 10-minute video clip on a 3G connection can take you up to 10 minutes; downloading the same clip on Tigo 4G LTE takes approximately 35 seconds.
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