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Company Overview of MTN Rwandacell Limited

Company Overview

MTN Rwandacell Limited provides data, wireless Internet, mobile money services, enterprise solutions, and other value added services to business and personal customers in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It offers Opera Mini solutions; CallerTunez solutions; mobile money solutions, including mobile phones, tablets, and accessories; corporate solutions comprising data center, hosted, email hosting, email security/anti-spam, Web hosting, and managed firewall services; cloud services; Hotspot services; and 4G LTE services. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Kigali, Rwanda. MTN Rwandacell Limited operates as a subsidiary of MTN Group Limited.

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Key Executives for MTN Rwandacell Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Business General Manager
Chief Marketing Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

MTN Rwandacell Limited Key Developments

U2opia Mobile and MTN Partner to Deliver Sponsored Data Platform Fonepass

U2opia Mobile announced the launch its sponsored data platform Fonepass. The platform was launched in collaboration with MTN in Rwanda. Opening up to over 4 million subscribers, the platform enables users to access e-commerce services on Kaymu, stay connected on Binu, browse food options from Hello food, get safer motorcycle taxis from Safemoto, get travel advisory tips from Tripadvisor and unlock knowledge and opportunities with educational material on Library for all. Once users logs on, they can choose the app they want to access and start engaging and get rewarded for their usage. Fonepass integrates the sponsored data functionality into existing applications and mobile websites across mobile devices and operating systems, saving time and resources for building and supporting sponsored data-based offers. The platform then allows content providers and carriers to pay the cost of data use that would otherwise impact a subscriber's monthly data plan. For the operator, this offers new revenues streams from subscribers, increasing partnership opportunities with content providers for entirely new sources of "non-access" revenue and also enables their subscriber's greater value while monetizing its mobile data network. The platform gives content providers the potential to enjoy increased customer traffic, at a lower the cost of sales and advertising. Subscribers can access more mobile data through sponsorships and enjoy the world of mobile data.

MTN Rwandacell Limited Presents at Future Bank East Africa, Sep-15-2015 11:35 AM

MTN Rwandacell Limited Presents at Future Bank East Africa, Sep-15-2015 11:35 AM. Venue: Nairobi, Kenya. Speakers: Norman Munyampundu, Business General Manager.

MTN Rwanda Announces Executive Changes

MTN Rwanda has appointed Gunter Engling the new chief executive officer (CEO). Engling replaces Ebenezer Asante who moves to MTN Ghana as CEO. Gunter Engling has been executive for MTN Group finance. He has been with MTN for almost 12 years. He joined MTN Group in 2003 as senior manager for the group's management accounting. He moved to MTN Nigeria in 2007 as general manager for finance and planning. In August 2009, he moved to MTN Ghana as the chief financial officer, and in August 2012, he was appointed head of passive infrastructure management in MTN Group. After almost two successful years as MTN Rwanda CEO, Asante returns to Ghana as the first Ghanaian CEO of telecom in the country.

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