Airtel reduces rates, offers free incoming calls while roaming in Rwanda

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

Bharti Airtel has announced a reduction of call rates by 60% and free incoming calls for Airtel Kenya’s postpaid and prepaid customers roaming to Rwanda.

Airtel Kenya will offer affordable voice rates where outgoing calls while roaming in Rwanda will now be charged at Ksh10 per minute down from Ksh25 per minute. The new rates apply to customers making calls from Kenya to Rwanda and customers making calls from Rwanda to Kenya. This represents a 60% reduction of the charges for call rates for roamers in Rwanda on Airtel network.

Airtel Kenya prepaid customers roaming in Rwanda will enjoy a one of its kind unique benefit and convenience of being be able to top-up their prepaid SIM cards with locally purchased scratch cards, which can be purchased at any Airtel Rwanda points of sale and top up by simply dialling “138*Voucher-PIN” and press the OK button. For prepaid customers, the roaming service is automatically activated when crossing into Airtel Rwanda network, with no prior registration required or sign-up fee charged. The new offers on Airtel’s One Network will enable customers to be treated as local  customers when they travel.

Source: Humanipo 15 October 2014