Tigo to provide ICT solutions to Kigali Convention Center/Radisson Blu Hotel

Tigo Rwanda has signed a two-year deal with Kigali Convention Centre/ Radisson Blu Hotel to provide various ICT solutions to the largest conference venue in the country.

Tigo Rwanda will provide bulk (fixed and on demand) internet bandwidth services to the facility, via the stable and reliable Kt- Rwanda Network fully backed up by multiple local fibre rings and international upstream routes. In addition, Tigo will provide mobile voice, data and 4G communication services for the 162 KCC employees.

The telecom will also develop an online food menu to allow Radisson Blu customers to directly place orders from their tables using tablet computers right and deploy intelligent screens for digital advertisement and entertainment.

“Partnering with Tigo Rwanda will give Kigali Convention Centre and Radisson Blu hotel a unique opportunity to make sure that our customers have a world class hospitality experience right here in Rwanda,” said   the General Manager of KCC and Radisson Blue Hotel Kigali, Denis J. Dernault. “The solutions offered by Tigo come at the right time as we prepare to host one of the largest ICT event in the African continent, the Transform Africa Summit that will see the launch of Smart Cities Blueprint.”

Tigo Rwanda Chief Business Officer, Amit Chawla, also expressing his satisfaction with the partnership.

“By providing connectivity to KCC, Tigo is ensuring that participants in high level conferences and meetings at the KCC will enjoy the very best Internet services Rwanda has to offer,” he said. “In addition, the online menu project at the Radisson Blu hotel is an example of the strength of our content proposition and our commitment to innovation.”

This deal is further evidence of Tigo Rwanda’s well-earned reputation as a reliable service provider of both data and voice solutions for the public sector and large corporations,” Chawla added. “Our corporate clients include some of the largest financial institutions in Rwanda as well as 5-Star hotels and government institutions.”

  • By Hope Magazine
  • Posted 11th May 2017

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