MTN Rwanda in partnership with Ministry of ICT and Innovation scales Connect Rwanda 2.0

MTN Rwanda in partnership with Ministry of ICT and Innovation scales Connect Rwanda 2.0

MTN Rwandacell PLC (MTN Rwanda), in partnership with the Ministry of ICT and Innovation, is thrilled launch Connect Rwanda 2.0, aimed at scaling the efforts towards increasing smartphone penetration in Rwanda. The broadband policy enacted by the Rwanda’s cabinet in October 2023, targets 80% individual smartphone ownership, 90% of all households with smartphones and broadband adoption at 80%.

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MTN Rwanda unveiled IKOSORA+, an affordable 4G enabled smartphone, under the umbrella digital inclusion initiative Connect Rwanda 2.0 in Nyakarambi Sector, Kirehe District.Connect Rwanda 2.0follows the previous series of Connect Rwanda. Particularly, Connect Rwanda 1.0 initiated in 2019 connected over 26,599 beneficiaries nationwide. The objective of Connect Rwanda 2.0 aims to increasing smartphone accessibility, reinforcing affordability, and bridging the digital gaps.

"I congratulate MTN Rwanda for the introducing affordable smartphone and advancing the #Connect Rwanda 2.0 initiative. This achievement aligns with objective of fostering quality and affordable broadband services, aimed at leaving no one behind” Minister Paula Ingabire, stated.

"We are excited to introduce our affordable 4G enabled smartphone,the IKOSORA+ under the umbrella initiative Connect Rwanda 2.0 in partnership with the Ministry of ICT and Innovation. The introduction of this deviceunderpins our belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life and tackles one of the barriers to 4G connectivity access, namely, affordability.Through this initiative, we aim to empower and enrich the lives of all Rwandanswith a device that will enable them to connect, learn, and do business in ways that were not possible before, all at an affordable price point," stated Mapula Bodibe, MTN Rwanda Chief Executive Officer.

Bodibe added, "This year, at MTN, we are determined to provide our customers with the best digital solutions by ensuring that we do not settle for less.With upgraded features,IKOSORA+ allows our customers to experience fast internet speeds,and the reliability and ease of 4G connectivity which bringsdigital services closer to our customers. “

Crafted with precision and innovation, the IKOSORA+ runs on the efficient Android S Go edition, offering a seamless user experience. Its stunning 5.0-inch display delivers vibrant visuals, while dual front and back cameras capture life's moments with clarity and precision. With 32GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM and a long battery life, the IKOSORA+ ensures ample space and smooth performance for all apps and media.

Priced at just Rwf20,000, IKOSORA+ is available at all MTN service centers and connect shops across the country. Additionally,customers will enjoy an exclusive bonus package that includes 1GB of data per day, 100 minutes of voice, and 100 SMS for a period of 30 days at a cost of onlyRwf 1,000. This bundle offer is valid for 12 months and can be recharged upon expiration.

 

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MTN Rwanda in partnership with Ministry of ICT and Innovation scales Connect Rwanda 2.0

MTN Rwanda in partnership with Ministry of ICT and Innovation scales Connect Rwanda 2.0

 Mar 15, 2024 - 10:32

MTN Rwandacell PLC (MTN Rwanda), in partnership with the Ministry of ICT and Innovation, is thrilled launch Connect Rwanda 2.0, aimed at scaling the efforts towards increasing smartphone penetration in Rwanda. The broadband policy enacted by the Rwanda’s cabinet in October 2023, targets 80% individual smartphone ownership, 90% of all households with smartphones and broadband adoption at 80%.

kwamamaza

MTN Rwanda unveiled IKOSORA+, an affordable 4G enabled smartphone, under the umbrella digital inclusion initiative Connect Rwanda 2.0 in Nyakarambi Sector, Kirehe District.Connect Rwanda 2.0follows the previous series of Connect Rwanda. Particularly, Connect Rwanda 1.0 initiated in 2019 connected over 26,599 beneficiaries nationwide. The objective of Connect Rwanda 2.0 aims to increasing smartphone accessibility, reinforcing affordability, and bridging the digital gaps.

"I congratulate MTN Rwanda for the introducing affordable smartphone and advancing the #Connect Rwanda 2.0 initiative. This achievement aligns with objective of fostering quality and affordable broadband services, aimed at leaving no one behind” Minister Paula Ingabire, stated.

"We are excited to introduce our affordable 4G enabled smartphone,the IKOSORA+ under the umbrella initiative Connect Rwanda 2.0 in partnership with the Ministry of ICT and Innovation. The introduction of this deviceunderpins our belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life and tackles one of the barriers to 4G connectivity access, namely, affordability.Through this initiative, we aim to empower and enrich the lives of all Rwandanswith a device that will enable them to connect, learn, and do business in ways that were not possible before, all at an affordable price point," stated Mapula Bodibe, MTN Rwanda Chief Executive Officer.

Bodibe added, "This year, at MTN, we are determined to provide our customers with the best digital solutions by ensuring that we do not settle for less.With upgraded features,IKOSORA+ allows our customers to experience fast internet speeds,and the reliability and ease of 4G connectivity which bringsdigital services closer to our customers. “

Crafted with precision and innovation, the IKOSORA+ runs on the efficient Android S Go edition, offering a seamless user experience. Its stunning 5.0-inch display delivers vibrant visuals, while dual front and back cameras capture life's moments with clarity and precision. With 32GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM and a long battery life, the IKOSORA+ ensures ample space and smooth performance for all apps and media.

Priced at just Rwf20,000, IKOSORA+ is available at all MTN service centers and connect shops across the country. Additionally,customers will enjoy an exclusive bonus package that includes 1GB of data per day, 100 minutes of voice, and 100 SMS for a period of 30 days at a cost of onlyRwf 1,000. This bundle offer is valid for 12 months and can be recharged upon expiration.

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