TELECOMS, RATES, OFFERS AND COVERAGE

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- Celtel subscribers in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania have a new service addition to their borderless voice service. With "One Office" they will soon enjoy access to unlimited high speed and convenient Internet.

- Mobile operator MTN has started to introduce electronic loading of air time in Rwanda. It is the aim of the company to sell 50% of the airtime loaded electronically. Scratch plastic cards are being phased out as most of the air time cards for denominations that are lower than sh10,000.

- Less than a month after its launch, Telkom Kenya's wireless service has attracted 150,000 subscribers and the company targets to have one million subscribers by the end of this year which is the maximum capacity the exchange is currently designed to handle.