April 22nd, 2013 – Just two months after the official launch of the SIM Card registration exercise, Tigo Rwanda announced today that over 50% percent of its subscribers have successfully registered their SIM cards.
In February this year, in collaboration with Telecoms regulator, RURA and the National ID Project (NID), Tigo Rwanda formally presented its SIM Card Registration project – a project initiated by the Government of Rwanda to keep mobile phone users in Rwanda free from crimes on mobile phones or theft.
“We are delighted to participate in initiatives such as this that keep Tigo customers protected and that enable us to offer a more personalized services to each customer.” commented Diego Camberos, CEO of Tigo Rwanda.
He added, “Through our extensive salesforce throughout Rwanda, we have made it easy and convenient for everyone to register their SIM cards near where they live or work.”
To register a SIM card, Tigo users can visit any of the Tigo service centers plus any point of sale with Tigo products or approach a Tigo freelancer. Customers will be requested to present an original national ID. The Registration of existing SIM Cards is due to end on July 31st 2013.