Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage (briefs)

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- Rwandatel has signed an agreement with Belgacom International Carrier Services (Belgacom ICS) to deliver 'Instant Roaming' to its post-paid subscribers, providing reach for Voice and SMS to over 500 operators worldwide.

- Since the migration to a volume based billing system, MTN Rwanda's mobile Internet subscribers have increased from 3,000 to 30,000.

- MTC Namibia’s free 081 Night Life Promotion has generated in July 70 million minutes of calls, more than 300 million SMSes and more than 3.1 Tera Bytes in Internet usage. More than two million minutes per day were also used, peaking between 22h00 and 23h00 and again during the last hour of the free promotion between 05h00 and 06h00 every day.