- Airtel Rwanda customers to enjoy 78% reduction off call rates to Uganda
Rwanda, Kigali – January 9, 2014 – As part of the implementation of the One Network Area project of the northern corridor infrastructure, Airtel Rwanda has todayslashed call rates to Uganda by 78%. Airtel customers will now call Uganda for as low as Rwf59 per minute.
In addition to enjoying local call rates and recharges,airtel Rwanda customers will now enjoy roaming in Uganda at no cost while receiving callsas well as the ability to purchase airtime from their airtel money accounts.
Making the announcement at the Airtel House in Remera, Airtel Rwanda Managing Director, Mr. Teddy Bhullar said, “Airtel is at the forefront of implementing the One Network Area project of the northern corridor infrastructure. This is evidenced by our own ‘One Network’ across all 17 countries where Airtel is operating. Our customers across the region and Africa are already enjoying free incoming calls and local recharges.”
He added, “With the lower rates, communication will be boosted between these countries, giving opportunities to borderless communication and business.
More to the implementation of the One Network Area project, Airtel Rwanda recently reduced calls to Kenya by 43% from Rwf122 to Rwf59 per minute.
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